HTC G1 coming to India, shows up on Univercell’s site

As we had predicted before ,  the HTC G1 which we unboxed earlier is coming soon to India.

HTC might bundle the handset with an Airtel Connection like RIM does for BlackBerry. HTC also offers a few phones exclusively on Airtel. Univercell shows this phone as coming soon and its priced at Rs.25000 or 500 USD

This is an interesting price point as iPhone 3G , Omnia and Xperia are all more costly than G1

G1 is definitely not a phone you would buy for its looks .. But still these are the phones which are making the news these days .

Would you buy the G1 for 25000 ?

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Sony Ericson Xperia X1 & HTC Touch HD Fusion

Amongst all eagerly awaited Windows Mobile devices, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 and the HTC Touch HD take the crown as the most interesting, innovative and promising handsets. Luckily, both of them run a cool layer on top of Windows Mobile 6 to avoid users frequent interaction with that horrible and outdated interface. The Xperia X1 has the 9 panels system and the Touch HD has the TouchFLO 3D, both of which allow for a huge set of shortcuts to different Windows Mobile functions, in a finger-friendly designed interface.

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The FoneArena G1 unboxing

We bring you the unboxing of the device and we are proud to be the first indian website to present the exclusive coverage of the phone to you

Here is the package contents of the HTC G1 or the first google android powered phone ..

The phone (obvious one )

Battery and charger

Stereo Headset

USB Cable

MicroSD Card .. 2GB

Carrying case

Tips and Tricks and Terms&conditions

We have some closeup shots of the phone and package and also a Video of the unboxing

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTcmlaHH378[/youtube]

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Still Running WM5 On Your HTC? Upgrade Before October 31st!

If you have an HTC device that still runs the outdated and last-decade-looking WM5 software, then you might want to hurry up and install WM6 on it, before HTC takes the upgrade off the air.

If you don’t know what version of WM5 your device is running, then you can go to Start / Settings / System / About to check it out. If you never tried upgrading your software before, then chances are you have WM5 if you own these handsets: Continue reading “Still Running WM5 On Your HTC? Upgrade Before October 31st!”

HTC G1 Launch Live Pics from T-Mobile Showroom

HTC G1 or the first google android is available at stores starting today in USA for T-Mobile customers..

We managed to get to the T-Mobile Store in our area and cover the launch for all users in India who are eager about the Google phone

An inflated version for the phone up for display at the entrance
The First Google Phone in my hands - FoneArena Exclusive

The Google phone is now sold out in all stores in Chicago , and fresh stock of phones is expected only on Nov 10th .. Who said iPhone wont face competition from Google phone ?

I can’t wait to see this phone in India .. more pics ahead .. do u like the sneak peak of the phone ?

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HTC T-Mobile G1 begins shipping

The “Google phone” – HTC T-Mobile G1 is being shipped as you read this.

The device is, of course, the first official device running on the Android platform. There were reports of about one million of the handsets on pre order. Their wait is finally over it seems.

The handset is currently locked in to T-Mobile. There is no word on the India launch or announcement of the carrier. Read Fonearena’s coverage of the same here.

HTC T8290 WiMAX – handset of the future

HTC recently unveiled the photos of the HTC T8290 that will be supposedly WiMAX enabled. Although the handset looks like the HTC Touch HD, the WiMAX capability is a defining feature.

Specs known so far:

– 3.8-inch WVGA 800×480 LCD display

– WiMAX & WiFi (802.11g)

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