Real Neo1973 photo / Neo delayed...!?
2rc at operamail.com
Wed Jan 10 11:30:46 CET 2007
On Wednesday 10 January 2007 19:15, Paul Bohme wrote:
One would expect some teething troubles. Fortunately they are not being
handed to us with the first release. The original specs did not include
bluetooth - great stuff and worth waiting for.
> Sean Moss-Pultz wrote:
> > On 1/10/07 12:47 AM, "Sven Neuhaus" <sven-openmoko at sven.de> wrote:
> >> Something is seriously wrong if they can't present a working unit the
> >> same month they were originally going to ship them. Didn't they talk
> >> about shipping units to a few devs in December?
> > I wanted to make something more formal first..but let me just say a few
> > things now.
> > We had some problems with the hardware in a revision I had hoped would be
> > final. This set us back about month. So we're looking at moving the first
> > phones out in February now. I can promise you there is nothing "seriously
> > wrong."
> Been there. Can feel your pain, man.
> > Sure:
> > Standard Kit:
> > * 120.7 x 62 x 18.5 (mm)
> > * 2.8" VGA (480x640) TFT Screen
> > * Samsung s3c2410 SoC @ 266 MHz
> > * Global Locate AGPS chip
> > * Ti GPRS (2.5G not EDGE)
> > * Unpowered USB 1.1
> > * Touchscreen
> > * micro-sd slot
> > * 2.5mm audio jack
> > * 2 additional buttons
> > * 1200 mAh battery (charged over USB)
> > * 128 MB SDRAM
> > * 64 MB NAND Flash
> > * Bluetooth (yes bluetooth!)
> Huzzah! Color me *stoked* at this point. I was looking forward to the
> phone, but the 'icing on the cake' that is bluetooth has me downright
> I work with a couple mac-fans that were ogling the iPhone the other
> day. Slick piece of equipment, that. They loaded the press page on the
> Neo and the iPhone and were flipping back and forth - the funny thing is
> that they want to wait six month or so after the devices go on sale, to
> let Apple work out the kinks. While on the one hand I wish Jobs & co.
> much success with their device, my needs will be amply filled by the Neo.
> The punch line? One of the guys at work joked about starting a pool to
> bet on how soon someone will have a Linux kernel booting the iPhone.. ;-)
> > We have two more kits that will be available (in addition to the standard
> > kit): A "Car Kit" and a "Hacker's Lunchbox."
> > The latter is quite cool. I'll tell you more about it soon.
> Looking forward to that one.
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