Is a FreeRunner sufficient for me?

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Thu Jun 18 17:17:24 CEST 2009

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 04:23:34PM +0300, Risto H. Kurppa wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Al
> Johnson<openmoko at> wrote:
> >> Can I still receive phone calls while the FreeRunner is suspended?
> >
> > Of course! It wouldn't be much use as a phone otherwise :-)
> You can even talk on the phone when FR is suspended! (yes, this is
> because Calypso, the GSM chip is separated from the main processor)

Not always. Currently when it happens I loose audio. But I liked that a lot
in Om2008.12

> > Best case scenario is 160hrs standby time IIRC.
> 140:
> There's also now some research going on on scaling the frequency of FR
> CPU - it'll save another 40mW or something.. So I think we can expect
> the battery lifetime to slowly go up to longer than one day.

To me it already lasts longer than one day, but one of my main uses is
actually as a phone :)


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