T-Mobile's G2 gets specs on par with other high end Android devices

T-Mobile's G2 gets specs on par with other high end Android devices
With support for HSPA+ up to 14.4Mbps, there is no question that the G2 will be T-Mobile's top- of-the-line handset when launched. In fact, outside of its HSPA+ capabilities, the G2 sounds like just any other high-end model with a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 5MP camera with AF, a 4 row QWERTY and Android 2.2 on board. The device is expected to be equipped with a 3.7 inch WVGA display that may or may not be an AMOLED screen. Considering that HTC has been switching over to Sony's Super LCD display on some handsets like the Droid Incredible, it would seem likely that the G2 would get the same treatment despite early reports that say otherwise. The AMOLED shortage still exists and with Samsung pushing out so many different varieties of the Galaxy S, it might take some time to resolve.

Another question left up in the air is whether the G2 would be sporting a version of HTC's Sense. A product listing for Walmart recently suggested that the phone would be launched with Android 2.2 and the manufacturer's Sense UI. However, T-Mobile has already announced that this would be a "with Google" phone and those testing the device have stated that it is running stock Android 2.2. Considering that the father of all Android phones, the G1, was running stock Android, the G2 would most likely follow in those footsteps.

As a high-end model, you would expect the G2 to be priced as such and while no details have been announced, we would imagine the recent $199.99 gold standard pricing that we have seen on devices like the Motorola DROID X and DROID 2, BlackBerry Torch, and both Samsung Galaxy S variants launched by AT&T (Captivate) and T-Mobile (Vibrant). Speculation is that the G2 will be launched late next month.

T-Mobile G2 Preliminary Specifications

source: cellphonesignal via AndroidandMe



1. roxxxane unregistered

were is the front facing camera? i know some of u start bitchin n arguin with me and tell me that u dont need a front facing camera well guess what i dont give a fuck just cuz u dnt need it doesnt mean other people wont use it cuz i have read other posts were people say they dnt need a front facing camera.. n besides im pretty sure t-mobiles hspa+ can handle video calling ... i kno for a fact that if it had one i would use it a lot to video call my brother in miami and my mom in puerto rico without having to take out my laptop.. i have an evo and i

9. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

Dude, why are you bitching on a T-Mobile G2 phone. If you dont like it, dont buy it. WTF is this bitching like a loser for? Dont fucking buy it if you dont like it, it is just that simple. Nobody likes a bitching and retarded person.

2. roxxxane unregistered

love the fact that i can make video calls but the only thing i am missing is a qwerty board the touchscreen gets annoying after a while especially if u text a lot like me , i was lookin at the g2 n it has everything i could ever want on a phone , qwerty board,touchscreen ,fast hspa+ speeds the only thing its missing its a front facing camera , i still dont understand why we dont get more phones with front cameras i mean the rest of the world has had video callin since 2005 on there phones.. we are sooo behind n finally when we get video callin we dnt have many phones wit front facing cameras ... but anyywasyys i think this is one of t-mobiles best phones so farr ...

3. PhoneUser

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

why dont you wait for the Samsung epic it has everything your looking for....

4. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

You know, I share some of your thoughts. But you sound like a retard. I don't care how much you text and like to abbreviate stuff. You just plain sound retarded. Sorry but you fail at life. I'm trying to think of something nice to say but I can't. Fail at life and grammar.

5. roxxxane unregistered

fuk u doakie u dnt even fukin kno me n ur tellin me i fail at life? haha ur funny

7. Slayor721

Posts: 43; Member since: Dec 27, 2008

u gotta calm u tits roxxxane damn. its a frickin phone site. no need to make a big deal, u look like a dumbass. ok so stop.

10. Roxxxane unregistered

How da hell do u want me to calm my tits down? I want to get t-mobile but I'm tired of them they never keep up with the competition it's funny cuz t-mobile was the first to take out android phones n know they take out the crappiest android phones all the other companies have better android phones they are laggin it . The only reason I wanna switch it's cuz there's hspa+ is available in my area n it's faster than sprints 4g but they just dnt have a decent nice lookin phone to take advantage of those speeds. Ugh I'll guess I'll just stick wit sprint for now..

11. kane1870 unregistered

a Roxxxane it seems like you want the front facing camera for something else, I'll help calm your tits down.

12. roxxxane unregistered

okk how are u gunna help me cool down my hot fiery tits?

6. lookitdisguy

Posts: 32; Member since: Dec 09, 2009

They should have kept the 5 row Qwerty and as roxxxane already stated they should have added the front facing camera since the signal is going to be there for video calling. I have the G1 currently but I dont think this is the phone I am going to upgrade to... I mean the G2 has some nice specs but just looks dull... I would like to stay with T-Mobile but I wont sign a contract for a phone that I am not going to be happy with. They should have got the same version Sprint did of the Samsung Galaxy with the keyboard and front facing camera...

8. Slayor721

Posts: 43; Member since: Dec 27, 2008

ik i agree wit u, the 5 row keyboard was good and a front facing cam for vid chattin would b nice but then again there arent rlly any phone out yet that r able to do that, so it would b a waste. i have a G1 too wit FroYo (2.2) on it, and my god it is amazing lol. but idk if i want to upgrade to the G2. it looks ill but..idk.

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