Pre-orders soar for Google smart phone

October 13, 2008 3:50:18 PM PDT
It appears some people are lining up to buy the first mobile phone to be powered by Google's new Android operating system. There are reports that T-Mobile has already taken 1.5 million pre-orders for the G1 smart phone. That's three times the number of G1 phones T-Mobile originally ordered.

The G1 phone goes on sale October 22.