New Phone Project (MiniMoko) : Which functionalities ?

Christophe Badoit openmoko at
Thu Oct 7 10:22:51 CEST 2010

Le 06/10/2010 17:18, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra a écrit :
>   Em 06-10-2010 13:41, Thomas HOCEDEZ escreveu:
>>    * 480x320 3.5" capacitive touchscreen
> A phone is the perfect size to integrate:
>   * personal communication (phone, IM, social network)
>   * always present camera (still or moving pictures)
>   * computational needs (ssh somewhere, do stuff)
>   * run useful programs (like email, web browser, games, other apps)
> For these to run well in a phone you need at least 480x800. The 
> Freerunner's 480x640 is definitly too small for most web browsing.
> If I go one step further in size, I'm talking about tablets:
>  From personal experience with a SmartQ7 (now sadly broken), I attest 
> the following: 480x800 is *not* enough for displaying a more complex 
> document properly (eg, a PDF with readable text and pleasently 
> displayed), you need a bigger screensize.
>   So when you consider such small resolutions... it's definitely not for me.

I'll have to agree with you.

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