Although the T-Mobile
myTouch 3G won’t be available nationwide until August 5th
T-Mobile customers can pre-order the phone to ensure they’re one of the first
to get their hands on this much anticipated phone. Starting today, current
T-Mobile customers can visit www.T-MobilemyTouch.com
to order the company’s latest Android
device. T-Mobile is making the deal even sweeter by announcing that existing
customers who order the phone during the pre-sales period from July 8-28 can
qualify for delivery before the national retail launch.
The T-Mobile myTouch 3G was designed by HTC
of a sleek and lightweight look and feel. The handset has a full touchscreen
with a virtual keyboard and many customization options. In order to deliver a
rich mobile experience, T-Mobile and Google
partnered to offer one-touch access to Google mobile services such as Google
Search by voice, Google Maps with Street View, YouTube, and Picasa.
“We’ve heard loud and clear from our customers that a deeper
level of personalization matters to them,” said Denny Marie Post, chief
marketing officer, T-Mobile USA. “That is why we placed so much emphasis on
breaking the mold with myTouch 3G: to provide customers with boundless ways to
make their phone a true expression, and extension, of themselves.”
You can customize the myTouch 3G with widgets, icons, and
wallpapers that can be added directly from the home screen. The myTouch 3G also
supports the Android Market for easy access to thousands of applications for
further customization of the device.
T-Mobile also plans to launch a new application within the
Android Market called the AppPack next month. The AppPack will highlight a
variety of applications in order to help customers further personalize their
myTouch 3G, manage their T-Mobile accounts, and make the most of their T-Mobile
A variety of accessories and pre-designed shell patterns
will be available soon at retail and online stores. Customers will be able to
design their own custom shells using a dedicated Web site as well. T-Mobile
also plans to offer five accessory packs for the phone, including a music
bundle with portable speakers and a fitness pack that includes a fitness belt
and arm band.
3G will be available at T-Mobile retail stores and
online starting August 5 for $199.99 with a two-year agreement.