Tuesday, June 23, 2009

T-Mobile announces myTouch 3G

Back in February Vodafone launched the HTC Magic to parts of Europe, Asia and Canada. Now T-Mobile is putting their customized version stateside with the name myTouch 3G. So, what does this HTC Android device have that the G1 doesn’t? T-Mobile’s second Android device comes equipped with Android 1.5. The only thing that really differentiates the two devices is the build. Depending on your keyboard preference you can either thank or praise the Cupcake update. The physical keyboard has been eliminated, making the device slimmer and easy to pocket. Much to my delight the G1 “chin” is not present on the myTouch – that thing was just ugly. The myTouch is also available in black, white or merlot. Yipee!

The myTouch has a 3.2-inch display, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, 3.2-megapixel camera with autofocus and GPS – as does the G1. T-Mobile is trying to add extra incentive for current G1 users to upgrade by pushing customization options with myTouch 3G exclusive applications. At $199.99 with the standard two-year contract, the device will go up for pre-order on July 8th to existing T-Mobile customers. Pre-orders are expected to ship late July and national availability will come in early August.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Your title fails.