T-Mobile, with Clapton, Launches 3G Fender myTouch
T-Mobile launched its Eric Clapton-backed myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition on Jan. 20. The sub-$200 phone runs Google's Android, features a Fender-like finish and comes pre-loaded with tunes, including several Clapton classics.The T-Mobile myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition smartphone, from HTC, became available Jan. 20 for $179.99, with a new two-year service contract, the carrier announced earlier this month. Featuring a "Fender guitar sunburst-finish inspired design," the handset ships preloaded with classics from Eric Clapton, including "Layla," "Rock -n' Roll Heart" and "Wonderful Tonight," as well as singles from Wyclef Jean, Avril Lavigne and Brad Paisley.
The smartphone also comes with a 16GB microSD card, for storing music and videos, a 3.5mm headset jack, the Android Market application Guitar: Solo and Musical Light, and a user interface that allows toggling between different views, to change songs or albums by touching the album art.