[clug] OpenMoko availability (alternative the gphone)

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Mon Dec 22 05:43:20 GMT 2008

jm wrote:
> http://code.google.com/android/dev-devices.html
> Will work in Australia,
> * 3G WCDMA (1700/2100 MHz)
> * Quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
> Not sure how wide spread the usage of those 3G frequencies are and with 
> which carriers though.

I can confirm the G1's voice stuff worked in Australia. I didn't have a 
data SIM with me, so I didn't test that.

> Is not locked if you get the dev version (you only need a market place 
> account to qualify).

Remember that you have to pay shipping costs and import duties as well 
as the retail price.

> I find this to be a tempting phone as I too am in the market for a new 
> phone and wish to avoid a wince phone.

I love my G1, but I'm biased.


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