• T-Mobile G2 Touch

    The T-Mobile G2 Touch is simply the HTC Hero with an identity crisis. Eager to follow in the footsteps of the G1 name, T-Mobile UK simply rebranded the HTC Hero as the T-Mobile G2 Touch. Interestingly enough, they initially officially tweeted that G1 Touch would be the name but that only lasted a few days before G2 Touch became the official name.


    The G2 Touch is identical to the HTC Hero except for branding including its 5 megapixel camera, 3.2" inch capacitive display and 528MHz processor.

     As the handsets are so identical check out our HTC Hero Review for an honest and fair opinion on the G2 Touch.

    The T-mobile G2 Touch is available now for you to purchase on contract , alternatively you can buy an HTC Hero sim-free and unlocked. What you waiting for? Go grab one!

  • News & Updates

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    T-Mobile UK Halts G2 Touch Android 2.1 Preparatory Update

    The update to Android 2.1 for the HTC Hero is a two part process. In order to install the actual OS update properly handset owners must first perform a maintenance update that gets the Hero all geared up for bigger and better things. But now — citing some issues that prevented some users from even […]

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    T-Mobile G2 Touch: Buy It Now!

    If you’re a T-Mobile UK customer waiting for the G2 Touch (aka HTC Hero) your wait is over: you can now purchase the G2 touch on T-Mobile.co.uk! The plans available are as follows: Combi: £15.00/monthly, 100 minutes, 200 texts, £195.73 for phone £20.00/monthly £166.37 for phone £25.00/monthly £137.01 for phone £30.00/monthly FREE phone £31.50/monthly FREE […]

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    T-Mobile G2 Touch Hits UK Tomorrow!

    Just a refresher – the G2 Touch is the T-Mobile UK name for the HTC Hero, but for all intents and purposes they are the exact same phone. That phone – which we unboxed, reviewed and loved – will be on sale tomorrow if you purchase online and will start popping up in stores as […]

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    HTC Hero (aka G2 Touch) Delayed Until August?

    We’re not sure what is causing the delay, but T-Mobile is headquartered in Germany and the HTC Hero rebranded T-Mobile G2 Touch seems to be launching at the beginning of August there. Does that mean the UK will also be delayed until at least August 1st? Good question. A press release (translated to English) dated […]

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    T-Mobile G2 Touch = HTC Hero

    T-Mobile seems to have a fetish for renaming HTC Androids and the latest such phone – the HTC Hero – is no different. They initially renamed it to G1 Touch but have officially updated the name and it will now be the T-Mobile G2 Touch. This was announced and confirmed via Twitter along with pricing […]