Phase 1 for "normal users"

Ian Stirling OpenMoko at
Tue Jul 3 13:19:23 CEST 2007

Hans van der Merwe wrote:
> Will phase 1 be useful to normal users - like my wife?
> Is there a reason for her to fork out $300 to get a phone that functions
> just as good as her current SonyEricsson T360? (obviously excluding all
> the fancy stuff that is possible, but not yet implemented) 
> The basic apps on the wiki is very basic.

Absolutely not.
At the moment it has less functionality in core phone duties than a 
Nokia 3310.

It will be at least a month or two, before it's even marginally useful 
to 'normal' users who expect it to be a phone.

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