If, like most, you believed it unfair that Google would announce Android 3.0 and have it cater exclusively to just the high-end devices, here’s a little update that should make you feel better. We previously heard that the ‘Gingerbread’ version of Android aka 3.0 had a few pre-requisites for it to run on an Android based device. All of which were high-end components like 1GHZ CPUs, 512MB RAM, large display sizes (3.5-inches and higher). All of that still holds true, however, updates are saying that those requirements are just recommended components not the minimum requirement. This will of course mean that the Android platform will not be split into high and low end versions, that’s a little good news.
Eldar Murtazin (Mobile-review.com's editor in-chief) had this to say on his twitter page:
“Yesterday have a very good conversation and some clarifications. 1 Ghz, 512 Mb etc it’s not minimal requirements but recommended one”
Publish date: July 5, 2010 8:41 am| Modified date: December 18, 2013 6:28 pm