Meet Samsung's First Google Android Phone


Engadget has photos and specs of the Samsung I7500, the no. 2 phone maker’s first phone based on Google’s (GOOG) Android operating system.

Looks nice enough, but doesn’t have multi-touch gesture controls like pinch-zooming maps and photos — which Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone and Palm’s (PALM) forthcoming Pre both support. (That’s an Android limitation, not just Samsung’s.)

If it ever reaches the U.S., it’ll probably be on T-Mobile — the only U.S. GSM-based wireless provider that’s agreed to sell Google phones. (The phone has 1700 MHz frequency support, meaning it can use T-Mobile’s 3G network.)

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