Surely when they ask you what was the first Android phone in history, you will answer with the HTC G1 (HTC Dream), which was officially the first Android phone to go on the market, however, it seems that it was not the first Android phone in history.
And is that a seller known as drumsticks has put on sale on eBay the first prototype of an Android phone, which he claims was developed by Google and responds to the code name Sooner.
The existence of this prototype was unknown until today.
from yesterday, and although the seller assures that they are real prototypes of what he was going to
Being the first Android phone, it doesn't mention how he got it.
A fairly simple phone
Obviously, since it was a phone that was going to be launched in
In 2008 the specifications that are in it are quite simple, and are the
- 2G connectivity.
- 960mAh battery
- 64 MB of RAM
- 1.3 MP camera
- Physical keyboard
- Android 1.0
The seller also mentions that this device, although owned by Google, was designed in conjunction with HTC, a company that curiously became part of Google 10 years after its launch.
The only problem with this device is that by carrying more
10 years in warehouses may not turn on or work, but it's a good
piece for collectors and hardcore Android fans.
The bad news is that the 9 devices this vendor had have already sold for $ 195 each.