'G1' Successor 'T-Mobile G2' is now official
T Mobile USA has launched “G2” Android smartphone. Designed by HTC and powered by Android 2.2, this successor of G1 is specifically designed for the new HSPA+network that cover around 100 million Americans in more than 55 metros across the country.
HTC and T- Mobile, together, had launched the first Android mobile two years ago. Since then, Android has grown to be a leading smartphone platform in the US and elsewhere.
The G2 will have these newly launched Google applications pre-installed:
- Voice Actions feature of Google Search: This allows you to control your phone with your voice for calling contacts and businesses, sending messages, browsing the Web, listening to music and completing common tasks.
- Integrated access to Google Voice: It allows customers to create a new account using their current mobile number right from the home screen.
- The Android 2.2 based G2 comes loaded with the following basic features.
- 800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7230 mobile processor
- 720p HD selfie camera
- 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and autofocus
- Access to Microsoft Exchange
- 4 GB internal memory with a pre-installed 8GB microSD memory card with support for up to 32 GB
- Quick Keys for one-touch access to Google shortcuts and applications
- Pinch and zoom functionality for Web browsing and photo gallery
- Built-in 3.5mm headphone jack, stereo headset and Bluetooth support
- Swype text input
If you live in the United States then you can register for G2 updates now. Pre-orders will begin to existing T-Mobile customers later on this month.