HTC Dream

AKA: T-Mobile G1

Available at: Rogers

7.5/10 AVG.
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Specs summary


The HTC Dream's screen is 3.2 inches with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.


There is a Qualcomm 7201A 528 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android operating system (OS).

3+ MP
You can take photos with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
71 MB

Internal memory is 71 MB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 8 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a 1150 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. HTC's performance ratings are 13.5 days standby time, 406 minutes talk time.

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Reviews (7.5/10 Avg. rating)

It's far from the perfect package but it gets the things that mater done and gets them done right

from GSMArena (6 years ago)

here we are at the end of our very first Android-powered review. The T-Mobile G1 made quite a start and had us impressed on quite a few counts. It's far from the perfect package but it gets the things that mater done and gets them done right. The interface is not only up and running, it has purpose... More

It's still the only handset on the market which runs on the Google Android OS

from CNET (6 years ago)

The dimensions of the Dream are 117.7 x 55.7 x 17.1mm with a total weight of 158g including the battery. While this may seem pretty hefty, you do have to bear in mind that it has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, so it should be compared with devices such as the HTC Touch Pro and i-mate Ultimate 9502 rat... More

Google, a major player on the e-commerce market, has decided to also get involved in the communications market

from Softpedia (7 years ago)

Even if it's the first device to feature the new Android operating system, G1 seems solid enough to be a compatible option for those who are looking for an iPhone rival. After 2 hours of use, I realized that the G1 was only a shell that kept in the real “pearl,” more specifically Android... More

T-Mobile G1 hands-on review - Life with the Android OS

from IntoMobile (7 years ago)

The T-Mobile G1 is made by HTC. We’ve been closely following HTC’s rise to fame as the premier Windows Mobile smartphone manufacturer on the planet. HTC makes some seriously high-quality hardware that never fails to impress us - with solid build quality and a penchant for the high-tech,... More


While there's plenty to praise in this phone, there's a lot more that's missing

from Engadget (7 years ago)

The G1 isn't going to blow anyone's mind right out of the gate. Looking only at the hardware, there's nothing here that's particularly impressive, yet nothing that's particularly bad (though the GPS needs some work). It's a fine, solidly designed device that has enough style to please most users --... More

If you’ve been waiting for Android then I suggest you keep waiting

from TechCrunch (7 years ago)

If you’ve been waiting for Android then I suggest you keep waiting. The overall OS seems to be held together by duct tape and needs a lot of work. Apple focuses on the minute details to enrich the overall experience for iPhone users and Android could learn a lesson or ten from it. The hardwar... More

Unique appearance, abundant internal memory, powerful processor

from Tech FAQ (7 years ago)

The long-awaited HTC G1 (also called the "HTC Dream") smartphone with Google's Android operating system is finally available on the T-Mobile network. Aided by a unique appearance, abundant internal memory, and a powerful processor, the G1 is designed to appeal to smartphone users who demand dependab... More

How in the world could someone perfect the Android experience across that broad range of hardware when even the first unit doesn’t do that?

from BGR (7 years ago)

Sure, we hit up the press event and got some early hands on action, but there’s nothing like a really solid review, right? We’ve been using the T-Mobile G1 for around a week and we’ve literally combed through the entire device. So much so that we split up the sections piece by piec... More

Offers good calling and mobile internet access

from MobileBurn (7 years ago)

Whether you view the T-Mobile G1 as a success or not will depend largely on your expectations. If you are a hard core smartphone user that travels in enterprise circles and expects to find a huge assortment of software available for your device, the G1 will not be for you. At least not yet. But if y... More

Tons of apps that will keep you entertained for the duration of your 2-year contract

from Wired (7 years ago)

Between the Youtube videos, fan sites, and ever-cranking rumormills, it's like we knew all about the first Googlephone before we ever got our mitts on one: a boatload of apps available through the Market, built-in Amazon music store, 3G, Wi-Fi, Google Maps with Street View, that crazy shape-driven l... More


Very unhappy with the phone

(4 years ago)

Let me say up front that when the phone works the way it is suppose to, I love it. However, I went through 3 of these phones and still have serious issues with the one I ended up with (I'm with Rogers BTW). - The phone will shut off or freeze up unpredictably and the only answer is to remove and... More


Problems Emerge

(5 years ago)

This phone was great at first, but recently has had serious problems. We are experiencing a problem that some other users are having too. The phone will often lose signal, but still indicate full bars. The 3G service does the same thing. This indicates either a serious software problem or some kind... More


great device

from Amazon (5 years ago)

this device set the standards for android devices. for its 1st attempt it was bad. when they designed this they made it completely updateable. really good buy for me kept me entertain for months on in.


Dissapointing battery life and software performance

from Amazon (5 years ago)

As a management consultant who travels almost weekly, I was eagerly looking forward to having mobile email and internet and urged by my wife to get this phone when it came out. However, after nearly two years with this phone, I can't wait for my contract to be up. As an early adopter of the T-mobile... More


An awesome phone but...

from Amazon (5 years ago)

I REALLY LOVED THIS phone...the apps, email, internet, even the text messaging layout is soooooo awesome. The one problem I have with this phone is that I've had it replaced already and it hadn't even been a year. It has a problem with shutting off by itself. I don't get calls sometimes even tho... More


A great phone that gets ahead of itself.

from Amazon (5 years ago)

-Pros- + Many Cool Apps (for free) + Decent Keyboard + Glass Screen (very scratch resistant) + Good Camera -Cons- - Terrible Battery Life - Slide mechanism feels flimsy - Phone freezes a lot - Not very stylish - Terrible Speaker I'll keep this simple, the G1 is a great phone. The Android... More


A great phone that get ahead of itself.

from Amazon (5 years ago)

-Pros- + Many Cool Apps (for free) + Decent Keyboard + Glass Screen (very scratch resistant) + Good Camera -Cons- - Terrible Battery Life - Slide mechanism feels flimsy - Phone freezes a lot - Not very stylish I'll keep this simple, the G1 is a great phone. The Android Market is awesome, a... More


Could not live without it... and it's keyboard!

from Amazon (6 years ago)

On my previous cell phone I used the calendar feature to send me reminders for every little thing as I forget EVERYTHING. Since this syncs with Google Calendar, I can now update my calendar on the computer and on the phone. Very nice! After some update, touch-screen keyboard came out. There is just... More


Terrible keyboard problems

from Amazon (6 years ago)

I've owned this phone for about 4 months and I like it less and less every day. The simple fact of the matter is, in certain lighting conditions the keyboard is completely unreadable. I'm looking to replace it ASAP but don't want a black g1 as newer, better options are becoming available. I actuall... More


Poor quality hardware

from Amazon (6 years ago)

Awesome phone, but 4 days after the warranty expired one of the boards fried. Now my phone can not charge my battery. Making my phone a brick. Replacing the whole phone is a $400 dollar affair. I will not shell out $400 a year even for this phone.


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