A report in the Wall Street Journal today talks about how Google is having to revise its plans regarding the release of the first handset powered by Android.
T-Mobile USA is hoping to release a handset in the fourth quarter, while in Europe talk is of “Christmas time”. The world’s largest operator, China Mobile, is also taking about delaying until the fourth quarter or even next year. A Director of Google, interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, said of dealing with the handset manufacturers and mobile operators, “This is where the pain happens.”
I suppose that it’s hearterning to learn that even Google can have problems with this and that the pain is not just confined to the mobile application developers that our own Mr Operator meets.
You can read more from The Times here.