It’s time to replace my old Nokia E65. I like that phone. Regardless its problem with alarm. So, I made decision about platform easily – Android (IMHO it’s the most perspective platform for mobile devices). But to choose the phone wasn’t so simple. The potential variants were following: HTC Desire, HTC Wildfire, Samsung Galaxy 551 and Samsung I5800 Galaxy 3. But the winner even wasn’t in that list. It’s Motorola Defy. Why I chose it? Well, first of all I like its design and Gorilla Glass display with resolution 480×854. Also it has very good spec – 800MHz processor, 2 GB storage, 512 MB RAM, microSD slot (supports cards up to 32GB), 5MP camera. It run Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2. And finally, Motorola Defy is dust-proof, water-resistant (check the awesome video after below) and has very reasonable price – around €350.00. So, I’m going to buy it this weekend if it’ll be available in the Cyprus shops, of course.
Realise of Google’s mobile platform Android is one of the most coming events this year. So, Maemo geeks couldn’t ignore it. Result of their hacks is possibility to run Android on N810 (see the picture above). If you’re interested to have it on your tablet have a look that page from eLinux project wiki. At present time the eLinux.org is down. I suspect that too many Nokia’s Internet Tablet owners want to run Android on their devices. Personally I don’t see any reason to do that (the same as to install KDE on N810) except of spending time for fun. But this is my opinion and you may have different one, of course.
In any case, it’s cool hack and somebody may find it useful.
[via Planet Maemo]