TITLE

G1 on Android Kicks Off Google-Apple OS War

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Scott
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;9/24/2008, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the emerging rivalry between Google and Apple over their mobile operating systems. The G1 phone, built by HTC, features a Google-owned operating system and brand. Analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray thinks that the G1 will have little or no impact on near-term iPhone sales. It is expected that the G1 will go on sale on October 22, 2008 for $179 with a two-year service contract. In contrast to Apple's strategy, the Android operating system of Google can be offered up for use on many devices.
ACCESSION #
36632236

 

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