Google Will Unveil Android Phone Next Week

First glance at iPhone competitor
By Laurel Jorgensen,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 17, 2008 3:25 AM CDT
Google's G1 phone is expected to compete with the iPhone and Blackberry.   (AP Photo/Uwe Lein)
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(Newser) – Google’s hyped Android phone will make its debut next week in New York, the Los Angeles Times reports. Google and T-Mobile—the gadget's first carrier—plan a press conference  to show off the handset, a new rival for the iPhone and Blackberry. The "G1” won’t go on sale until October, but pricing details are expected at Tuesday's press conference.