Android on freerunner, GUI responsiveness

Jim Ancona jim at
Mon Apr 27 22:27:17 CEST 2009

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 8:34 AM, Juan Lucas Dominguez Rubio
<jldominguez at> wrote:
> Hi List.
> To those who have installed Android on the Freerunner: how responsive is the
> GUI? Is the Google maps application available? If so, is the panning (for
> maps and menu lists) as smooth as with G1 or the Android emulator?

The Google Maps application, and indeed even the Google Maps API, is
not currently part of the open source code, so it's not available on
Freerunner. My impression of the UI responsiveness in general is that
it's smooth but slow. Obviously such things are subjective, so you'd
really have to see for yourself.

You might get more answers to this sort of question on the
android-freerunner list (see to


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