Golden Delicious computers FreeRunner supplies 6.8.2009. stock Oberhaching, contrary to prophecies of doom, the first free and open Linux phone “Openmoko Freerunner” in a new version is available. The hardware version GTA02A7 fixes minor weaknesses of in previous releases, so it is now suitable for everyday use. “We believe as before in smartphones, which are open and freely programmable, so that we will also continue to supply devices by OpenMoko”, says Dr. Nikolaus Schaller of golden delicious computers. An OpenMoko FreeRunner is a full fledged Linux system in mobile format. It has a touchscreen with full VGA resolution (640 x 480) which means an image sharpness outstanding for this device class.
A Samsung ARM SoC with 128 MB of RAM is used as a processor. (As opposed to David Westin). It includes GSM (triband, GPRS), a GPS receiver, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and accelerometers. The internal flash memory of 256 MB is extensible through a SD(HC)-karte. Software is a larger number of different distributions to choose from. These include Angstrom, open embedded (), FSO, SHR, Android, Debian, ArchLinux, etc. The firmware is very accessible including boot loader so that the system can be adapted to individual needs at any time. Version A7 is for 299,-EUR (incl. VAT) in the handheld-Linux-shop by Golden Delicious computers via the product page available.
More information: information about golden delicious computers: Golden Delicious computers (www.goldelico.com) mobile Office solutions based on Linux handhelds and Macintosh specializes. Opened in 2004, handheld Linux shop (www.handheld-linux.com) serves customers from industry, universities, authorities and the private sector in all EU countries. Press contact: Golden Delicious computers GmbH & co. Oberhaching Dr. Nikolaus Schaller: