Stage of GTA03 development?

Sargun Dhillon xbmodder+openmoko at
Wed Dec 17 02:31:01 CET 2008

I already bought 4 Freerunners. I don't really think I'm getting many
more. Now tell me, what's next?

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 5:27 PM, Al Johnson
<openmoko at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 16 December 2008, Carsten Haitzler wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 Dec 2008 23:13:39 +0100 "Leonti Bielski" <prishelec at>
>> babbled:
>> > I don't think closing such information (which is not any dangerous
>> > inside info) would be a good policy for a company which main goal is
>> > creating an OPEN phone ;)
>> > Some of the questions like availability and price are not important to
>> > me because I'm not going to buy it anyway, but I'm interested in
>> > specifications :D
>> actually - it makes sense not to  be open. why? you cannibalise sales on
>> the freerunner as people go "ooh.. ok. i'll just wait for gta03 instead of
>> buying gta02". so it's bad business to go parading around your next gen
>> device while you still sell the existing one (before the next gen is for
>> sale). :)
> Depending on the feature set that can cut both ways. It could also be a case
> of "I was going to wait for gta03, but I absolutely can't have a phone with a
> camera so I may as well get gta02 now" for example. A must have for one
> person can be a deal breaker for another. I pick the camera as an example as
> I used to work on a site where cameras weren't allowed, but keypads and
> screen resolution have polarised opinions before too.
> I'm still waiting for the Psion 5 form factor with modern guts ;-)
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