Sep 24, 2010
If you’re an existing T-Mobile customer and looking to get your hands on the sexy successor to the G1 (Father to the Android Revolution) then head over to T-Mobile’s website where pre-orders are now available. Make sure to pre-order your phone by October 4th if you want the October 6th delivery date.
The 2-Year contract price will be $249.99 with a $50 mail in rebate and full retail cost will be $499. You can also try your luck at Best Buy (also selling the G2 on October 6th) with a contract price of $249.99 with the added value of a $50 instant rebate. Prepare for possible disappointment if you try the in-store route, for supplies are sure to be limited.
The G2 will be the first smartphone to deliver T-Mobileâ€™s highly anticipated Super-Fast HSPA+ Network capable of delivering 4G speeds. The G2 will come equipped with Android 2.2, a 3.7â€³ touchscreen, a full QWERTY keyboard and will be powered by a Qualcomm MSM 7230 â€œSnapdragonâ€ processor at 800MHz. It is pure Vanilla Android at its best and will feature a plethora of Google goodness fully equipped with dedicated Quick Key access. Add with that a 5-megapixel camera, 720p video recording, Swype along with Sprint’s free kids until 2012 family packages and you may just have enough reasons to upgrade or switch over to the Sprint network.
We want to know, how will the G2 compare to its competitors and will you be picking one up? What do you think?