Here we are just minutes from the announcement of the first Android powered handset. Vincent is at the event and ready to stream everything straight to our liveblog. Be sure to keep watch for the official announcement and your opportunity to win a free G1.

Looks like the whole world is watching to hear details about the first Android to be released into the world. People from all over have eagerly been awaiting this announcement for many months. Many have taken a break from work or even called in sick just to be able to hear the news live. Will this phone be able to stand up to the iPhone?

This is a huge step for T-Mobile making them a larger competitor in todays mobile phone market. With all the recent news and hints about a pre-order it appears this device still will not be released for a few more weeks at the soonest. Will we see the brown G1 that we all have read about?