Video: Google phone hits the market

updated 10/22/2008 1:26:33 PM ET 2008-10-22T17:26:33

Google is jumping into the mobile phone business with its new G1 phone. The G1 is available starting today for $179 with a two-year contract from T-Mobile.

The new gadget features a touch screen, slide-out keyboard and a trackball.

This alternative to Apple's iPhone is the first cell phone powered by Google's Android operating system.

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