"At rest, the device is not the most visually appealing smart
phone, but the modest countenance masks a powerful and easy-to-use
piece of hardware. The device I tested came in a flat black color,
but T-Mobile is also offering a bronze unit when the G1 launches,
with a white one to come later. The device measures 4.60 by 2.16 by
0.62 inches and weighs a moderate 5.6 ounces.
"As was widely speculated prior, the G1 is not flat. It has a
slight bend near the bottom of the phone (some have dubbed the G1
"the banana phone"), but I found the curve to be less pronounced
than anticipated. I actually found it conformed a bit to the
natural contours of the face in a comfortable manner, while the
unusual shape did not feel odd or out of place in the hand while
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