Android G1 Hits The UK

Today marks the start of the first Android powered handset to be released across the United Kingdom. Android fans queued from 7am at T-Mobile’s Oxford Street store in London to be amoungst the first people to get their hands on the G1.

According to a T-Mobile spokesperson, the first queues began to form at 5am outside their flagship London store. It has also been reported that more than 25,000 people had registered their interest online following the US release last week.

T-Mobile UK managing director Jim Hyde said:

It’s set to revolutionise the way we use the internet on our mobiles.

It’s uniquely built for effortless online communication whether you want to email, text or blog, and with access to some groundbreaking applications on Android Market, the possibilities really are endless.

The T-Mobile G1 handset is available free as part of an 18 month contract with monthly payments as low as £25 a month.

[via Telegraph.co.uk]

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  • Dan

    hi I work for a T-Mobile UK store. Just a quick correction the length of contract is 18 months not 2 years :)

  • admin

    Thanks Dan, updated + fixed :)