OpenMoko confirmed running Android

November 5, 2008
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The anonymous tipster that has been leaking details about Android running on an OpenMoko device has come back around and brought pictures this time.  For those of you who do not know what OpenMoko is, it is one of the first Open Source phones on the market.

Though the phone is really rather ugly and did not take off at all, the handset has been on backorder for quite some time.  Not only is OpenMoko working on an Android-powered handset but Koolu is going to be helping with their own project that will incorporate the handset itself. Also rumored will be a free Beta port to all existing FreeRunner customers. Android has certainly captures the eye of many different companies both large and small.

OpenMoko’s specifications:

  • 400/500 MHz Samsung 2442B Processor/SOC (400 minimum, ARM920T core, ARMv4T)
  • 128 MB SDRAM total, 64 MB CPU internal, 64 MB external
  • 256MB NAND Flash MCP package.
  • Topploy VGA, 16 bit color depth, 480 x 640 pixels, 2.84″ diagonal screen size
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g
  • A-GPS or GPS
  • GSM/GPRS
  • 3 axis sensing accelerometer
  • Touch screen over LCD is primary data entry mechanism
  • Two “hard” buttons
  • Internal Li-Ion or Li-Polymer battery included.
  • Indicators: an LED indicator visible from the side of the unit will illuminate when charging or have miing incoming call
  • 850/1800/1900 and 900/1800/1900 MHz bands must be supported
  • Bluetooth (CSR BC4 or later solutions)
  • Weight: ~133 grams with battery.
  • 4-in-1 laser pen
  • 512MB microSD Card (SanDisk/Transcend)
  • 1x USB cable Standard A to mini-B connector
  • 120.7 x 62.0 x 18.5 mm (4.752 x 2.441 x 0.728 inch)
  • Four-ring 2.5mm stereo jack

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4NbsLmF9j0[/youtube]

[Via AndroidGuys]


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