Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Oct 2011 22:27 UTC
Google "Google's Hugo Barra confirmed that the latest version of Android will be delivered as a free upgrade to the existing Nexus S handset 'within weeks'. He said the search giant was aiming to get the software to owners of the previous flagship phone shortly after the release of the new Galaxy Nexus handset next month, well in time for Christmas. Owners of the first official Google phone, the Nexus One, will not be getting the upgrade, however. Barra said the hardware was simply too old to run the new operating system." Can someone enlighten me - the Nexus One has 512MB of RAM, a 1Ghz processor, and a 480x800 AMOLED or SuperLCD. Why on earth isn't this thing upgraded to ICS? Lameballs.
Permalink for comment 494658
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Just because you can doesn't mean you should
by MORB on Thu 27th Oct 2011 20:53 UTC
MORB
Member since:
2005-07-06

I have a nexus one and given that its performances aren't stellar with gingerbread I wouldn't want to run ICS on it, even though it is probably technically feasible.

It would just run like shit. It's like running iOS4 with multitasking enabled on an iphone 3gs: it can be done but it runs like shit so it's better not to.

Reply Score: 2