The New “Google Phone” Confirmed
For God knows, how many years this rumour has been going on of Google working on its own phone. Even when the rumours were high at peak last year, Google announced G1.
Today they confirmed, that Google is indeed working on a new Google Phone and well, according to the specifications known so far, is a very cool phone!
The phone hasn’t been labeled as Google Phone, but it is for us since the phone runs on Android and have far more higher capabilities and features than G1. Other details gathered by various sources online are as follows.
Google Phone Specifications
Some specifications revealed so far are:
- Snapdragon Processor
- Capacitive multi-touch OLED screen
- GSM network
- On-screen keyboard only
- Runs on Android 2.1
This phone is manufactured by HTC and resembles a lot like the HTC Hero. It even has a scroll ball like the Hero. And similar to the T-mobile G1, it will be Google branded.
Some people who have got their hands on the phone have to say that it literally looks like an iPhone on a double dose of steroids.
Google Phone Photos
[Photos via The Unlockr]
This new Google Phone is expected to launch in February 2010 with the other powered-by-Snapdragon phones will be coming out i.e Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10, HTC Dragon etc.