I’d like to thank Unwiredview.com for sharing this little information about the leaked OS. The Android 3.0 was supposedly talked about by Eldar Murtazin who talked about it in a Russian Podcast. Since I don’t know any Russian I’m just gonna have to trust what Unwiredview.com said about this new OS.
Android 3.0 is supposed to come out somewhere October. While everyone must be really excited about this “leaked” OS, there’s still something one needs to know. Apparently Android 3.0 will only work on a minimum processor of 1Ghz with a RAM of 512 MB and at least 3.5 inch display (Got this info from informationweek.com). Now that has to be a load of requirements.
So who fits in these descriptions? It’s most likely you have the Nexus One, HTC Evo and Moto Droid X will fit in this category.
What’s in Android 3.0?
The excitement over the Android 2.2 or Froyo was basically the super fast browser and the flash enabling which people have been longing for. Here’s what I got from unwiredreview.com:
- Android 3.0 Gingerbread will be released in mid- October (around 15 -16th), 2010. First handsets shipping in November/December – for the Holiday Season.
- Minimum hardware requirements for Android 3.0 devices are: 1GHZ CPU, 512MB or RAM, displays from 3.5” and higher.
- New 1280×760 resolution available for the devices with displays of 4” and higher.
- Completely revamped user interface. If you want to get a feeling of what Android 3.0 Gingerbread UX is like, check out the Gallery App on Nexus One. The same overall feel, light animated transitions,etc. Natively, through all the UI.
- Android’s split into 2 branches becomes official. 3.0 for top of the line/high end devices. Cheap, low-end mass market handsets will keep Android 2.1/2.2
And so there you have it. Till we have an official statement from Google, we’ll just have to take a sneak peek at these leaks. All this Android OS talk is making me hungry.
So what do you guys expect to see in the new OS?