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T-Mobile USA announced today that customers in the U.S. will be able to pre-order the T-Mobile G1, beginning today at http://www.T-MobileG1.com. Ge…

imageT-Mobile USA announced today that customers in the U.S. will be able to pre-order the T-Mobile G1, beginning today at www.T-MobileG1.com. General availability will begin Oct. 22 at select T-Mobile retail stores and online in the U.S. The G1 will cost $179 with a two-year voice and data agreement. The T-Mobile G1 will also be available in the United Kingdom beginning in November, and across Europe in the first quarter of 2009. Countries include Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and the Netherlands. Data plans will start as low as $25 and go up to $35 a month for unlimited messaging and Internet browsing.

Full coverage at mocoNews.net, including video of Joseph Weisenthal’s demo of the G1. Some highlights:

T-Mobile USA Customers Lock Up Web Site Following G1 Event
First Impressions Of G1: Impessive Features; Still Rough Around The Edges
G1 Live: The Android Market Is No App Store For Better And For Worse
G1 Live: Big Marketing Push Expected; No Microsoft Exchange/Skype Support

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  1. People should note that the $179 is only for current T-Mobile customers who are eligible for an upgrade… it's at least $299 for other T-Mobile customers… got this info from someone today at T-Mobile.

  2. Well three things came up when i was experimenting with settings, first thing is screen brightness, i lowered all the way, i think is plenty bright at the lowest setting and as with any lcd the power consumption goes up with the brightness. Second theres a setting for gps satelite. I keep this off when not being used, the maps work great without it but i imagine i will use it at sometime down the road. The setting even says it, go to settings and its under security and location, its the Enable gps satellites setting, it says needs more battery and direct line of sight to the sky. Also this is more of a quirk for the last one, if your in a bad coverage area, i live out in the country so half the time i roam on att tower anyways lol, it will drain your battery a bit while it keeps trying to find signal.

    For more information see http://www.G1-Forum.com

  3. Can I upgrade my Sidekick Lx to a G1?

  4. I have a T-mobile plan. My T-Mobile Razor phone is no longer picking up in this house. Eleanor Montana/Mike Tipton, 29 11 TH ST Bessemer, Pa., 16112. My T-Mobile # is 646-270-9894. Our home phone is 724-667-8203. I'm mad as hell, so is my Aunt. We are paying for services we are not getting. I want the G-1 asap, please, thank you

  5. HELP ME, I'm going out of my mind, thank you

  6. Chelsea Cauchi Friday, December 26, 2008

    I want the G1 so bad, can't find it for $150.
    my phones not up for an upgrade but this phones all i want.

    HELP HELP HELP

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