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Products => Other Equipment & Products => Topic started by: sonic on December 27, 2010, 12:35:42 pm

Title: Cheap "embedded platform": ZTE Blade
Post by: sonic on December 27, 2010, 12:35:42 pm
SoCMSM7227 w/ARM1136EJ-S @ 600 MHz, Adreno 200
RAM414 MB useable
NAND512 MB
Memory card slotµSD
USB2.0 host (http://sven.killig.de/android/Blade/usb_host/)/device
WLAN54 MBit/s
Bluetooth2.0
HSPA5.76 MBit/s
Screen800x480 TFT w/capacitive touch
Camera3.2 MP AF
AudioHandset, Speaker, 3.5 mm Stereo out/Mic in
ReceiverFM
BatteryLiIon, 4.6 Wh w/USB charging circuit

All this starting from 90 €!

Sure, it's supposed to be a mobile phone. But it runs a linux kernel (2.6.29), and with my USB host mode driver (http://sven.killig.de/android/Blade/usb_host/), there're nearly 480 MBit/s to use for projects  :)
Only ordering may be a bit cumbersome (one way that should work everywhere: play.com (http://www.play.com/Search.html?searchstring=San+Francisco&searchtype=MBLS&searchsource=0) -> Borderlinx (https://www.borderlinx.com/) -> home address).
Title: Re: Cheap "embedded platform": ZTE Blade
Post by: CryptLordGR on December 28, 2010, 09:29:09 am
Also to the specs:
Android 2.1 and upgradeable to 2.2 in 2011
LCD multi-touch
it has only 256 MB RAM even though it is said 512MB (the version here in Greece)

As i heard from a friend that has bough it already, here in Greece (a bit more pricey 159 Euro) but still very cheap for the specs. He hasn't tried anything extreme with the android but he is happy about the ZTE as a phone, he bought it as a platform to experiment the ARM processor. If i have more news about the possibilities for this phone, i will inform