Stage of GTA03 development?
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
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Thu Dec 18 12:29:08 CET 2008
On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 12:24:52 +0100 Michael Zanetti <michael_zanetti at gmx.net>
> As It seems this thread is becoming more and more some sort of a whish-list,
> I will put my 2ct here also:
> - Please don't add a camera: Has ever anyone made a picture with a mobile
> phone camera that doesn't suck? Get a real camera if you want to make some
> nice pictures! There is just one way to get a useful camera within a mobile
> phone: Using very expensive optical lens and zooming technologies. But in
> that case, I'd prefer to use the money for a 3G modem which brings me to the
> next point in my whishlist.
i have. and millions of japanese have. in japan the mobile is pretty much
replacing the low-to-mid-end camera. for "happy time" snaps. why? their lenses
and cameras are GOOD. 5+mpixel was available years ago.
> - 3G connectivity: Although it is very expensive, I think we _really_ need
> this one. I know so many people who would like to buy a Freerunner, but they
> don't do so because of the missing UMTS connectivity.
> - The rest could stay just as it is in GTA 02. Im perfectly happy with it.
> Perhaps the slow Glamo could be exchanged... But afaik this is done already...
> On Wednesday 17 December 2008 10:39:21 Laszlo KREKACS wrote:
> > > 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.
> > Hi!
> > I'm interesting only in two things:
> > - camera (I assume yes, because of the camera interface of cpu;
> > would be rather dumb not using it)
> > - better case design (the current one is not even in the league with
> > other phones;-|)
> > For case design, I find these (among others) great:
> > - http://www.om.vptt.ch/site/?page_id=53
> > - http://www.rasterman.com/files/gta03-idea-1.png
> > - iphone
> > In short: not make anything as stupid as a lanyard hole.
> > I hope these features will be untouched:
> > - vga screen
> > - touchscreen
> > - wifi
> > - gps
> > - usb host
> > - sd card
> > I expect these bugfixes:
> > - better rfi design (no echo/buzz and ugly workarounds around them)
> > - better audio quality
> > - no glamo
> > - better battery management (change the current PCF50633 PMU unit)
> > - better 2D performance (should be achievable with the new samsung s3c6410
> > cpu) - better SD handling (straightforward, if you remove the glamo)
> > For me the release date is not important. I can wait one year without
> > buying a freerunner,
> > if it takes 1-2 year I will consider freerunner as an option, but
> > likely I will buy an another
> > phone.
> > Best regards,
> > Laszlo
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