The Google Phone G1 is here. The Google Phone will cost $179, $20 below the Apple iPhone price point. The data plan will require a $25/month two year contact for data and voice. The G1 will be available to the public on October 22 2008, but you can pre-order the phone on the T-Mobile web site. The thing that most impressed me was the seamless use of Google Street View. The phone itself looks alright, I still think the iPhone from a design stand point looks more polished. From a functionality stand point Google probably has Apple beat. Who wants to type a long e-mail with a touchscreen? Watch the T-Mobile/Google G1 phone video.