Review: T-Mobile G2
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Unable to send files via bluetooth?
A bit dissapointed...
No front facing/duel cameras?? FAIL!!
Video calling is one of the coolest features out there right now..
No 1Ghz processor? WHYYYYYYY?????
I realize the 800Mhz probably isn't that much different but why not just go the distance and get the 1Ghz??
Would have liked to have seen a little bit of a larger screen.. With phones like the Galaxy, HD2, and other larger screen phones I would have liked to have seen a little bit larger screen on this phone.
Anyways these are my gripes. Lol.. Kinda sad, guess ill be waiting for a different phone that has it all..
The processor is actually a lot more efficient than previous SnapDragon p...
front facing camera's are nice, but the tech has been around since the 90's. the only reason everyone wants it right now is because of the iphone. Fring and Quik have it for android, but both of them are still bug...
Seems odd if not for a European corp.
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HTC G2. More like nexus 2.
I really dont understand why this phone is named the G2... Wouldnt the "my touch" be the G2? how about the "my touch 3.5mm"?
or the "LE Fender my touch"? "my touch slide"?
They should have just named it the G5. That is an entire "G" ahead of sprints "4g".
(yes... people are that dumb)
Rumors from the t-mobile side. This phone may not support wifi tethering. This is also the reason that the other phones don't have Froyo (2.2) yet.
Yes. You will get the first HSPA+ phone. But... you may not be able to share this speed with anyone else. Some...
Real World Speeds
What does that mean you ask? It means that while the G2 was successfully rooted just days after it's initial release, once you reboot the phone the bootloader checks to see if it has been rooted and if it has, it resets everything back to the way tmobile wants it.
WTH? That is completely ridiculous. I haven't made up my mind on whether I want to root his thing yet but I should have the option to do so. My main reasons for rooting would be the Wifi hotspot ability, installing to the SD card (let's face it 1.5 GB of internal storage isn't very much), full system back up to SD card, Super user control. etc
Sure I can and have ...
will people please stop calling the mytouch the g2
Before the G2 came out, if you did a search on Google for "T-Mobile G2", many of the results listed the myTouch as the G2, which was odd.
I had the G1 and now have the N1. I like having my phone clean of the the add on UIs, we get the updates first (well except for the upcoming one from what I understand, big red and moto stole it from us!)
I was (add your favorite sexual insinuation here) when I heard of this phone. And was, until I got to play w/a friends Droid X. The thing that killed my high was the screen size... I had always hoped size didn't matter, but apparently I was mistaken. I guess I'll have to wait on the G3 now or maybe the NexusTwo if google decides to carry out the original plan...
You won't get Java because android doesn't pay royalties for java mobile, and computer synching programs are available.
You will never hav...
There are many sync options for Android.
T-Mobile is rolling out UMA for Android.
Mine On The Way - Have Root Questions
1. If I root it, will this make the tethering and hotspot work like it does on the Nexus One and if I root it will I be able to use any sim card from any carrier?
2. If I root it, will any future updates (via over the air, like bug fixes and os upgrades) be able to be downloaded by my phone and how will this effect my phone?
3. Lastly, where can I go online to do like the easy root type of thingy, like where you plug your ph...
1. Rooting opens up the capability for your phone to do mobile hotspot. But you will need to download an app to get the function after you have rooted it. Rooting it just makes it possible.
2. You should be able to rec...
2. If you ha...
This is going to be google's new baby.
If you're referring to the processor speed, don't worry about it.
You'll notice much more of a performance increase from HSPA+ than a 1 ghz processor.
Concerned about battery life
Talk: 6.5 hr
Standby: 18 hr
HTC Nexus one
Talk: 7 hr
Standby: 250 hr
Talk: 6.5 hr
Standby: 432 hr
Talk: 6.3 hr
Standby: 490 hr
I love the fact that it is vanilla android 2.2 and that it has a physical keyboard which is a big plus but that battery life may not make it a buy for me.
Of course, as with all devices these times are not including app use or syncing.
They basically disable background data on a freshly formatted device (not running any mem intensive apps) and test how...
Finally the moment we dedicated g1 users have been waiting for!
But on another note how can the eris be wider and longer than the Droid 2 And the g2 but still weigh less than both?
It's not. Of those three, the Eris is the smallest in every dimension, and the lightest.