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Major details on the much-anticipated Google Phone will be revealed on Monday, according to a Wall Street Journal source. T-Mobile and Sprint are among the carriers rumored to be willing to push the Google Phone's "open" platform for applications.

"Google is trying to remake cellphones in the model of the Web, making them as open as possible to new applications in areas like social networking and map-based services," Gadgettastic said.

"If the partnerships result in Google-branded devices hitting the market, we'll get a chance to see how much pull the Google name really has in the wireless market. We've already seen the pull Apple has."

Leaking these rumors is smart marketing on Google's part; they've been leaking details of the phone for several months, causing a huge stir of anticipation.

The phone will be a direct competitor to the touch-screen iPhone, but it looks like Apple will continue to dominate the market this Christmas. "Don't expect to see any devices soon – the middle of next year is the earliest Google-powered phones could come to market," Gadgettastic said.

Trend Hunter has been following Google's plans to expand into the phone market for some time, and have covered articles from other sources thrown off by previous rumors: