It's Android time

T-Mobile is about to reveal the G1 Google Android phone. What will make it a good device?

In New York City Tuesday, T-Mobile will unveil one of the most anticipated handsets of the year.

The T-Mobile G1, aka the HTC Dream, aka the Google phone, will be the first cell phone with the Google Android OS to go on sale. Exact features are still a bit sketchy , and we still can't confirm with complete certainty what it will look like , but we know that the G1 will go on sale in October .

As T-Mobile shows the phone off to the world CNET News's Maggie Reardon will be on hand to bring you all the details. Then, after we have a bit of time to process it all, we'll bring you slide shows, videos, and an in-depth analysis on what the handset offers and what it means for the cell phone world. Check out our full coverage of the T-Mobile G1 and Google Android.

In the meantime, be sure to tell us what you want from the G1 and Android. What will make it a killer device? What apps should it have? And can it take on the iPhone?

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Kent German leads CNET's How To coverage and is the senior managing editor of CNET Magazine. A veteran of CNET since 2003, he started in San Francisco and is now based in the London office. When not at work, he's planning his next trip to Australia, going for a run, or watching planes land at the airport (yes, really).

 

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