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Google Phone Store Open For Business

  • Fortune, Thursday, September 30, 2010 11:53 AM
Google: Supreme search engine; First-rate direction giver; aspiring phone seller. Yep, Google has relaunched its phone store, dubbed "Phone Gallery," and is now hocking an array of phones compatible with its Android mobile operating system. The former URL was used to sell the Nexus One, but was closed when Google decided to stop shipping the device, notes Fortune's Seth Weintraub.

Regarding the new store, Weintraub says, "I personally like the compare feature at the right which allows you to to [sic] pick any three phones and get a specification breakdown." Google is presently advertising phones from five separate manufacturers. The phones in the gallery include Android Market, Google Search, and other Google Mobile services such as Gmail, Maps, and YouTube," says Google.

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