At a press conference this morning, T-Mobile said the first Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Android phone called the G1 will be available in the United Kingdom beginning in November, and across Europe in the first quarter of 2009, free on price plans from £40 a month. Other countries include Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and the Netherlands.
No word on price, but in the U.S. customers will be able to pre-order the T-Mobile G1 beginning today at www.T-MobileG1.com US availability will begin Oct. 22 at select T-Mobile retail stores and online and will cost $179 with a two-year voice and data agreement. For more U.K. information go to www.T-Mobile.co.uk/G1. Pre-orders are being taken at http://www.t-mobile.co.uk/tmobileg1
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— First Impressions Of G1: Impessive Features; Still Rough Around The Edges
— G1 Live: T-Mobile G1 Will Be For Sale In US Oct. 22 For $179