Pros

  • Phone supports fast network speeds
  • Pop-out keyboard design works well

Cons

  • T-Mobile network remains inconsistent
  • Voice quality, noise cancellation mediocre

At A Glance

While HTC and Google have done well at updating the G1 handset, concerns over the reach and consistency of the T-Mobile 3G network may prevent some people from buying into the G2.

Manufacturer’s Description

The T-Mobile G2 with Google is T-Mobile's smartphone capable of 4G speeds on their HSPA+ network. The T-Mobile G2 is an Android 2.2 device that pairs a large 3.7-inch screen with a "z-hinge" design that opens to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard. Other smartphone essentials include an HD video camera for recording hi-definition videos, a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and auto-focus, and easy access to personal email, Microsoft Exchange, social networking, and instant messaging.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Qualcomm
Display
Display size 3.7 inches
Display type Touch Screen
Resolution 480x 800 pixels
Storage
Internal Memory 512.0 MB
Other storage Micro SD
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 6.5 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 17.5 hours
Memory
Memory size 0.4 MB
Dimensions
Width 4.68 inches
Depth 2.37 inches
Height 2.37 inches
Weight 0.40625 pounds
Image Processor
Megapixels 5.0
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
Carrier
GSM 850 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
Cell Carrier T-Mobile
GSM 1800 1.0
Included Software
Operating System Android