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Google releasing an unlocked G1 for developers at $399

Google releasing an unlocked G1 for developers at $399 - read the full textAs of now developers can get a fully SIM-unlocked T-Mobile G1 with unlocked bootloader that allows flashing of custom Android builds (no need of signed system images anymore). Called the Android Dev Phone 1, the special device will be available to all developers registered at the Android Market...


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> In reply to prova @ 2008-12-16 12:35 from uM{q - click to readits really nice

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  • 2008-12-17 15:52
  • NHUD

este celular e simplesmente lindo

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  • 2008-12-16 16:15
  • P4bK

it will be nice one,slick n handy.

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  • 2008-12-16 12:35
  • uM{q

nice one..

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  • 2008-12-15 09:33
  • PDPg

Jeezus... First of all people, it does have a camera! Not a flahy camera with the best specs (no pun intended) but a decent one. If you want a super wow camera, get a C905 or Renoir.

This phone isnt intended for public use (well it is, but not for stupid people if you know what i mean...) It's really for those who want to develop programs or even create a better version of the Android OS. For those of you who are really silly enough to say it's crap are really not all there upstairs...

It's a good phone, not a great phone, not a crap phone. It's good.

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  • 2008-12-13 01:45
  • PP$8

Ok ppl we understand that u think the phone is ugly can ppl please stop repeating this. I own the phone and it is a great device

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  • 2008-12-12 22:41
  • Rbq1

can somebody guide me where i can purchase this g1 mobile

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  • 2008-12-12 04:17
  • Px%C

Straight from the Android Dev Phone site:

Run and debug your Android™ applications directly on a device. Modify and rebuild the Android operating system, and flash it onto a phone. The Android Dev Phone 1 is carrier independent, and available for purchase by any developer registered with Android Market™.

Development Platform Features

* SIM unlocked - Put any SIM in the device
* Hardware unlocked - Rebuild the Android operating system, and load it onto the device
* Test out your apps on real hardware before publishing them to the world

Software Features

* Real web browsing
* Customizable home screen
* One-touch Google™ Search
* Android Market
* Full-featured Google applications:
o Google Maps™
o Gmail™
o YouTube™
o Google Calendar™
o Google Talk™
* SMS and MMS
* Music player

Hardware Features

* Touch screen
* Trackball
* 3.2 Megapixel camera with auto focus
* Wi-Fi
* Bluetooth v2.0
o Handsfree profile v1.5
o Headset profile v1.0
* 3G WCDMA (1700/2100 MHz)
* Quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
* GPS-enabled
* QWERTY slider keyboard
* Includes 1GB MicroSD card (Can be replaced with up to 16GB card)
* Included in the box
o HTC Android Dev Phone 1
o USB Cable
o AC Adapter (with US plug)
o Stereo Hands-Free Headset
o Battery
o Getting Starting Guide
o 1G Micro SD Card (inserted into Device)

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  • 2008-12-11 12:40
  • Ye6d

It has a camera you can see it in the picture. If you think it doesn't have a camera then you are blind and dumb.

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  • 2008-12-11 06:30
  • jrY$

> In reply to 903 @ 2008-12-10 10:11 from M3s@ - click to readcompare uk tech with our japanese gadgets u still haven't reached 90's... not even close.
Android's going to be interesting, it wud be a developing tool for programmers

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  • 2008-12-10 16:52
  • TIE7

SE joins the ANDROID club so just watchout this space in future...

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  • 2008-12-10 12:00
  • k9W{

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2008-12-09 22:01 from jrY$ - click to readthats in the u.s though you guys are like still in the 90's with ure phones compared to uk were the phone undersold

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  • 2008-12-10 10:11
  • M3s@

its a masterpiece......

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  • 2008-12-10 09:20
  • 2SQY

I think this is great news for those who genuinely want to help create new parts of the Android OS, and I'm damn sure I am gonna be one of them.

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  • 2008-12-10 01:17
  • PP$8

> In reply to [deleted post]The phone sold 1.5 MILLION presales before it even launched in the US. Sales are fine.

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  • 2008-12-09 22:01
  • jrY$

Someone says no camera, someone else says there is a camera. I see the picture and piece of plastic where camera should be. Looks no camera. Maybe this is just demo?

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  • 2008-12-09 21:48
  • THIa

> In reply to Dani @ 2008-12-08 14:45 from nF96 - click to readAre you serious? You don't even have the phone and you're saying it's great. 1 it's ugly, 2 the software is ugly at the moment too. From a development perspective.. I don't think it's actually worth almost $400 to then spend man hours to make a few sales, as noone has the phone or will buy it (if they have any sense) - at least not until you can put the software on other devices, but, if i had the skills to develop a few things.. yeah, i'd do it. And if i had a phone like HTC Touch HD, i'd actually pay to download Android onto the phone too, but would i even consider buying the G1. Be serious.

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  • 2008-12-09 17:17
  • mye@

dani you probebaly should stick with your crap SE phones and not to get in this relam cause this is going way better than java based SE

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  • 2008-12-09 16:26
  • vGxj

how i wish i can have aphone even if its not colored

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  • 2008-12-09 09:54
  • PDPg

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