Gallery: HTC's Magic Cupcake

On Tuesday, ZDNet UK was given a preview of the HTC Magic, which will be exclusively carried in the UK by Vodafone.

Taking a look at the handset also provided an opportunity to try out the functionality of version 1.5 — also known as Cupcake — of the Android platform. The second version of the Google-led platform, also rolling out from Tuesday for T-Mobile UK's G1 users, shows significant enhancements over the first, as demonstrated over the following pages.

For more check out Ed Burnette's 2nd generation Android phones battle it out with iPhone and Matthew Miller's Clash of the Touch Titans; iPhone 3G 3.0 vs HTC Magic Google Android.