Sunday, February 8, 2009
Platform Android expands the markets of sales of phones under the handle. Soon smart phone "Dream" sales (or G1 in version T-Mobile) will start in Australia and Singapore. In the last country the largest local operator Singapore Telecommunications becomes the distributor, its affiliated company Optus will organise sales in Australia. Australians can gain phone since February, 16th, a bit later it will appear on sale in territory of Singapore. Any surprises has not occurred also the Asian version of well-known Android-phone functionally completely repeats T-Mobile G1, presented to the USA last year. Optus operator has already developed the bar of the tariff schedules specially "ground" under HTC Dream. The price range of the monthly subscriber card varies from $59 to $129, and payment for phone – from $3 to $51 a month, depending on the selected tariff. Under VentureBeat corporation forecasts, all this year light will see about 40 phones with Android. They will be on sale under the subsidised and usual price. The number of novelties will be started in cooperation with cellular operators (as HTC and T-Mobile in due time have released G1). In this segment of the market cellular O2 Germany operator intends to make the serious demand. During exhibition O2 Innovation Days in Germany it has been declared schedules of release of 6-8 devices.