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T-Mobile G1 review: The whole cagoogle

T-Mobile G1 review: The whole cagoogle - read the full textThe T-Mobile G1 is the Googlephone. Did we really need to say that? Well, there's more Google in this story than there is phone, so we guess we did. We've got a new contender on the race track but we're talking no rookie here...


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my android os is spoil, pls frds can it be repaired or introduce new 1

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  • 2013-12-11 20:37
  • fsTy

the mobile was internet seting's

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  • 2013-08-07 20:23
  • utD3

In my Phone the Dallier has been stopped working.. Can any one plz mail me how can i correct it & How can i copy contacts from phone memory to sim memory.??? Mail me at

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  • 2013-06-30 15:29
  • 7wje

Wow. Can't believe all those powerhouse 'Droids started from this.

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  • 2013-05-14 21:36
  • YTZN

how can we open the htc g1 phone if it requires google account?did it needs wifi?

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  • 2012-08-04 05:48
  • P@cf

how can we open the htc g1 phone if it requires google account....?did it need a wifi to conect?

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  • 2012-08-04 05:41
  • P@cf

How to manten battery back up frds

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  • 2012-04-22 20:33
  • Xunu

I cannot hear in coming calls or out going calls. I have 2 use my speaker

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  • 2012-03-11 21:14
  • Rbqx

my phne doesnt hav battery back up....charge seems 2 be finished within 3 hours....can any one tell me how 2 maintain batery life

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  • 2012-01-24 14:21
  • RxdP

very very helpful.. got to know everything there was to know about this phone

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  • 2012-01-19 00:07
  • tUsn

my phne doesnt hav battery back up....charge seems 2 be finished within 3 hours....can any one tell me how 2 maintain batery life

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  • 2011-08-28 11:25
  • t}g3

i like this phone, it has replaced my N97 mini and Sharp 903. Two things in particular is: 1, it doesn't freeze like the N97 mini and, 2, it has the great operating system like the Sharp 903 which just works with no problems. I wish the map from google maps could be preloaded onto the card like ovi maps so you could use the gps out of phone range.

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  • 2011-07-09 21:07
  • ii9{

can anyone tell me if i upgrade my g1(with tweaks) to android 2.1 would it work fine or. does its hardware support upgraded version of android.

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  • 2010-04-02 19:52
  • PxKj

And all that you said, video recording, autorotate and all that features can be fixed upgrading the firmware.

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  • 2009-06-23 10:50
  • n0nw

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2009-04-25 08:50 from BwVV - click to readI have a G1 and my battery lasts at 5 hours when im using the web browser. i think that's a lot of time because 5800 lasts in two hours more or less. And I think that the web browser is better than the one that has the 5800.

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  • 2009-06-23 10:49
  • n0nw

can anyone tell me if they show ur appointments on the front page?
without having to click on calender and find it?

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  • 2009-06-14 04:52
  • TIE7

'When reviewing an entirely new OS, a failure to spot that USB notification is quite understandable even for an experienced team such as ours.

It however says a lot about the usability of the software interface

oh yes GSM arena , you are excused , now will you excuse the team that DEVELOPS an entirely new OS aswell ??

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  • 2009-05-16 13:47
  • nidV

something doesnt make sense to me in the specs it says Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate but in the review it says there isnt any so which is it??

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  • 2009-05-07 15:51
  • Ik2R

Web browsing is fidly, my nokia 5800 has flash and can access parts of web pages for text input g1 cannot. Found I could not see all text even in fit to screen option when writing this even. This phone feels not finished for release, beta test standard, enen with latest firmware. Great phone briliant os, but did they run out of cash to finish project? It has potential to beat iphone or similar. Build quality is better than stated. Battery life like an hour browsing now that's lame. Pass over my 5800 until some firmware updates resolve issues like flash, video recording, multi formats like avi and java emulation with 3d support. 7 outta 10 for effort. Android os will be big though best interface ever seen.

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  • 2009-04-25 08:50
  • BwVV
  • loyal tmob customer
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The G1 does not really seem to excel at anything....

The camera is crap....shutter lag is 3 seconds...
If you don't
lock your screen after every use you will call random contacts....
Every demo model is the stores have the screens broke off....hummm
Jailbreak is cool...did it...still couldn't get wifi tether to work.
GPS and map features are great....except was slow to get a fix even streets and trips on my laptop is much faster and accurate...However the most frustrating fact is that it loses the fact its a phone..voice mail using the touchscreen dial pad is maddening... I log 2800-3000 minutes a month and I am a gadget freak however 1st its got to be usable as a phone everything else is second.

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  • 2009-04-17 23:58
  • qJs6

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