Sweet Memories: Remember this Google G1 Commercial?

by Todd Haselton | January 21, 2013

We recently published images of the launch pages for all six of Apple’s iPhones. It was a compelling step back through the ages to see the progression of not only the iPhone, but also of iOS. In the spirit of keeping this even among iPhone and Android fans alike, we figured we would present the first commercial for the HTC G1 – the first Android device to launch in the United States, a bit after Google introduced its operating system.

My what a long way we’ve come from the limited Gmail experience and hardware that was first offered (not to mention the first Android avatars). And to think, this video was published in 2008 – just over 4 years ago. Imagine what our Android devices will be like in 2017?


Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...