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And here is the web page T-Mobile has set up for the launch:
Here is the press release by HTC on today's G1 Android phone:
With built-in support for T-Mobiles 3G and EDGE network as well as Wi-FiCheapest 2 yr voice plan is 300 minutes; unlimited weekends for $30/mo. »www.t-mobile.com/shop/plans/cell···al-Basic
available at select T-Mobile retail stores and online in the U.S. beginning Oct. 22, for a price of $179 with a two-year voice and data agreement.
includes the popular Google products that millions have enjoyed on the desktop, including Google Maps Street View, Gmail, YouTube
Google Maps feature syncs with the built-in compass on the phone an industry first to allow users to view locations and navigate 360 degrees by simply moving the phone with their hand.
It combines Instant Messaging support for Google Talk, as well as AOL®, Yahoo! Messenger ® and Windows Live Messenger in the U.S. With access to high-speed Web browsing and a 3-megapixel camera with photo-sharing capabilities,
T-Mobile G1 comes pre-loaded with a new application developed by Amazon.com that gives customers easy access to Amazon MP3, Amazon.coms digital music download store with more than 6 million DRM-free MP3 tracks. Using the new application, T-Mobile G1 customers are able to search, sample, purchase and download music from Amazon MP3 directly to their device
The G1 data plans are as follows:
What types of plans are available for the T-Mobile G1?So, combined, it looks like cheapest is $55 & $65/mo, depending on which data plan you chose. Of course, you would have to add on all the usual fees, taxes, USF, etc that add about $15 more to the bottom line.
Once youve selected a specific T-Mobile voice plan, you must also choose a data plan in order for your G1 to work. You can choose from a data plan that offers 400 messages and unlimited data access for $25 a monthor add unlimited messaging for just $10 more a month.
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