That’s right, Google has officially announced the gPhone software platform for cell phones, which will be found on handsets from LG, HTC, Samsung, and Motorola in 2008. Video after the break.

Those phones are going to be available in the US on Sprint and T-Mobile by the second half of 2008-plus, it’s going to be available in China, Japan, Germany, Italy, and Spain on their respective carriers. The 34 members of the Open Handset Alliance developing this GPhone will throw in their expertise (example, Nvidia with their graphical abilities, Skype with their VoIPing) and offer the collective goods under an open source licensing agreement

[via Gizmodo]