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What is known about Android 3.0?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by spoonard, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. spoonard

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    The only thing I have heard is the minimum suggested requirements from Google.
    Minimum hardware requirements for Android 3.0 devices are: 1GHZ CPU, 512MB or RAM, displays from 3.5
     

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  2. MassacrMan

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    What's great is my captivate fits that hardware requirement, so I'm really hoping to get Gingerbread.
     
  3. marefin

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    At this point I just want 2.2. What's taking them so long? :-(
     
  4. Starfleet Captain

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    My Evo fits the bill as well. I'm worried though that when 3.0 does come out, the Evo won't see an upgrade for quite a while for there will be phones out with bigger and better specs that will require OEM's primary attention. So, it may be 4 or 5 months after Gingerbread is out before the Evo may see an update. And with the Evo "just meeting" the minimum requirement spec, I wonder if its performance will take a hit even if its updated.
     
  5. avacomputers

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    Good thing I'm due for an upgrade in January. I bought my EVO at retail.
     
  6. Starfleet Captain

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    WOW! I had to jump through hoops to get the subsidized price for my Evo. But, i wanted one so bad, I would have eventually paid the full price had I not been able to get it subsidized at the time I did.
     
  7. Amatherly

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    Weren't those minimum requirements dismissed as a hoax though?
     
  8. minzer

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    hey ava.. what do you mean your due for an upgrade and that you boguht your phone at a retailer????
     
  9. boss.king

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    Google stated that the Nexus 1 is the measuring stick for Gingerbread. Phones with lesser specs probably wont handle it smoothly
     
  10. ari-free

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    but N1 has a snapdragon like the evo.
     
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  12. ari-free

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    I've seen many efficient OS's end up in last place because they couldn't take advantage of the latest hardware.
     

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