When is the next and more powerful openmoko releasing

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Wed Aug 18 22:54:50 CEST 2010

On Friday 13 August 2010, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> Am 12.08.2010 um 14:12 schrieb RANJAN:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > When is the next and more powerful openmoko (capable of seamless 3D video
> > and faster processor) is going to be released???
> Assume, you could get a motherboard upgrade board that fits into the
> Freerunner (or Neo1973) case. Based on the TI OMAP3 SoC (OMAP3530 or
> DM3730) and UMTS.
> Let me ask two questions to everybody:
> * How long could you be willing to wait for it to really become available?

Until I need a new phone, probably when the Freerunner dies or the providers 
switch everything to 3G. It would be very painful going back to a closed 
device now.

> * How much would you think you could afford to pay for such a board?

Probably up to €500 since that's about where the n900 and Nexus One appeared. 
n900s are getting cheaper and more open though...

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