We're all waiting for the big news next week: Will Google finally announce the Google Phone? Well, I am ready for the Google Phone. In fact, I know exactly what I want to do with it when I first get my hands on one, assuming there actually will be a Google Phone. Here is my list of questions.
We're all waiting for the big news next week: Will Google finally announce the Google Phone? Well, I am ready for the Google Phone. In fact, I know exactly what I want to do with it when I first get my hands on one, assuming there actually will be a Google Phone. Here is my list of questions.1. Let's imagine what the Google Phone might look like. I don't think the Google Phone will be as slick as the iPhone. In fact, I suspect it'll be a $150 candy bar or clamshell device with a feature set somewhere between a smartphone and a regular cell phone. I think it'll have a QWERTY keyboard (especially given the need for text input for Google search and other applications like Gmail), which would make similar to a device like the Helio Ocean.
2. Just how open will the Google Phone be? Will the Google Phone be a GSM device or a CDMA phone? Or is Google preparing a phone template that any number of carriers and handset makers have already signed on for? Just how carrier agnostic could the Google Phone be? Might it actually work on both GSM and CDMA networks?
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