Android 2.2 Froyo Ported to Nokia N900

by on July 3, 2010
in Android




Nokia-N900-photo-4Nokia N900, one of Nokia’s flagship smartphone in the market today has a unique status now among smartphones. The smartphone, being a non-Android operating system device is among the first smartphones (along with HTC’s Nexus One) which gets Android 2.2 Froyo. Obviously, this feat was achieved through hacks, but this is the most successful hack done as the device seems to work seamlessly with Android 2.2 running on it. Support for Wi-Fi and hardware keyboard is available to users while using Android 2.2 Froyo on the Nokia N900 and other basic necessities are also fulfilled comprehensively.

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Originally, Nokia 900 runs Maemo 5 (also known as Fremantle) as its default operating system, which is an open source flavor of Debian based Linux, made for handheld devices. The N900 also features a 600 MHz ARM Cortex-A8 CPU along with 256MB RAM and 32GB flash memory. Other specs include 3.6’ TFT screen, 5.0 megapixel Carl Zeiss Tessar lens mounted back camera and a VGA front camera, and connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, EDGE, Bluetooth etc.

Watch this YouTube video in order to get a sneak peak at how Android 2.2 works on the Nokia N900:

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