Oct 15, 2008 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

As announced earlier Google phone is all set to hit the Indian markets this December!

Google Phone

Ajay Sharma, country manager, HTC (India), told Business Standard: “We would prefer a mobile operator tie-up to introduce the Google phone in India in December.”

HTC’s G1 (the Google phone model) will cost more since “the Indian market does not work on the handset subsidy model".

“We expect to build volumes in India and the Android-based phone should make HTC a bigger player in the wireless handset market.”

“We will decide the business model soon,” he further said.

The amazing thing is that it is labelled as a major competition to Apple's iPhone! There are chances that HTC would retail the phone at a price higher than the US price in the Indian markets.

There are speculations that it will be a network locked phone. But one interesting point to note is that HTC already has an exclusive partnership with Airtel!

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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