Video: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich running on the HTC G1

Jonathan Radande November 27, 2011 0



Now that Google has released the source code for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, we’re seeing a lot of developers porting the new Android OS to a number of devices. It has already been ported to the Nexus S and Nexus S 4G, the Samsung Galaxy S II, and a number of other devices.

One device that I didn’t think would get to run Ice Cream Sandwich was the original Android phone, the HTC G1. Some folks over at XDA Developers forums have managed to get Android 4.0 running on the old G1. Check out the video below for yourself. Yes, it’s very slow; after all, this new OS was designed to run on powerful software, not on archaic phones packed with 588MHz processors with 192MB of RAM.

If you have a G1 and would like to try it out, head over to XDA Developers for full details and instructions. At the moment, some things are still not working, such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and screen rotation.

If you’re still rocking the original G1 as your main phone, I’m sorry to have to say this, but it’s time to upgrade! Hit the up source link for all the details!



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Source: XDA Developers