HTC T-Mobile G2 is one of the first Android phones that running Froyo out of the box, it has a 3.7″ S-TFT WVGA display along with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard in a unique Z-hinge design, and the HTC T-mobile G2 is also somewhat of a milestone as it is T-Mobile’s first 4G HSPA+phone. As the successor to the venerable T-mobile G1(the first Android phone to come to market ), HTC T-mobile G2 is not the only upgraded version of this predecessor but a quantum leap both in hardware and software aspect. And let’s have a brief review on HTC T-Mobile G2 now together.
The high build quality of the device will impress you deeply for HTC T-mobile G2 made from a Teflon-coated plastic with brushed aluminum accents. HTC T-mobile G2 features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard with a unique Z-hinge design. You may be a bit nervous about the hinge on slide-out keyboard, however, HTC is so good at it that we are confident that this creative design should function very well. As for the dimensions of HTC T T-mobile G2, measuring 4.68 ” (L) x 2.38 ” (W) x .58 ” (H), with 6.5 ounces weight (a bit heavier than the average smartphone, but holding firmly and comfortably on our hand). In addition, HTC T-mobile G2 sports a S-TFT WVGA display with a 480×800 resolution, which is sharp, rich and bright.
Time to the tough truth: HTC T-mobile G2 runs on Android 2.2 OS as the whole device operating sleek and fast and apps switch quickly and Web pages load promptly. HTC T-mobile G2 makes the user be able to enjoy all the cool experience provided by Google, including the typical Maps and Gmail, and Places, Shopper, Earth, Sky Map, Latitude, Tracks, Finance, Listen, Translate, and Google Talk. HTC T-mobile G2 runs on an 800mhz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7230 mobile processor with 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal memory. A 8GB SD card is also included which can be expanded with up to 32 GB.
A Truly Great Voice Phone
The speakerphone on HTC T-mobile G2 is loud and true, even fit for outdoor use. Transmissions through both mics come through clearly, albeit with a bit of background noise. The phone paired very quickly with an Aliph Jawbone Icon Bluetooth headset and even triggered Google’s quite comprehensive voice command suite with Bluetooth, which is a rare find on an Android phone. HTC T-mobile G2 is the first handset with Google Voice preloaded, and the setup experience is smooth. After playing with the settings a bit, you can use Google Voice to make all of your calls and handle your voicemail.
Specs of HTC T-mobile G2:
Connectivity: UMTS / HSDPA 1700/2100 MHz, GSM / EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
OS: Android 2.2
Processor: Qualcomm MSM 7230 800 MHz
Display: 3.7 “capacitive touch display, TFT, 480 x 800 pixels,16.7 million colors
Battery: 1300 mAh Li-Ion
Weight: 84.3 g
Dimensions: 119.4 x 61 x 15.2 mm
Memory: 512 MB RAM,4 GB internal memory,slot for microSD memory cards up to 32GB
Camera: 5 megapixelcamera,Autofocus, Flash, Geo-tagging,Video recording at 720p
Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g
USB 2.0, microUSB
3.5 mm audio jack
GPS with A-GPS
Organizer and extras
Sleek and classy, the T-Mobile G2 is the carrier’s first high-speed HSPA+ handset, and it is the best smartphone with a keyboard you can buy on T-Mobile, which features Android 2.2 OS, 800MHz Qualcomm processor, a 3.7-inch WVGA capacitive multi-touch screen, 5MP camera. and creative Z-hinge mechanism. Priced at $149, a little expensive but deserve.