Nokia N900 Gets Android 2.2


Pretty soon, we’re going to have to start reporting that all smartphones have gotten a port of Android 2.2! This time, hackers have disregarded the fantastic operating system that Maemo is and planted the latest version of Android on one of Nokia’s current flagship devices, the Nokia N900.

Everything isn’t perfect – the device can’t quite catch a network signal, you need to manually configure the IP address settings for WiFi, it’s quite laggy to the touch (just as the iPhone’s Android port) and the SD card can’t be mounted – but development is always moving along. Hit the play button on the video above for the 6-minute demonstration.

[Daily Mobile via AndroidCentral]

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. I think that the N900 runs Maemo, not Symbian.

  2. So let’s get that Nexus One OTA already, then.

  3. @Champs You can easily download the updates and apply them yourself. No root is needed.

  4. “Pretty soon, we’re going to have to start reporting that all smartphones have gotten a port of Android 2.2!”

    Is the Backflip not considered a Smart Phone? :(
    Without root, I dunno about this becoming true…

    ((Crosses fingers for at least Moto to upgrade us to Froyo, but root but be so much tastier.))

  5. so lets get it on the hd2 ,.,.come on guys
    thats the only reason why I bought the fone ,.,.!!

  6. jaestoner01 – so, you bought a WM phone because you wanted Android? Makes sense. ;) i kid

  7. Everyingthing is gettin android 2.2 except nexus one not the manual install OTA – But google will serve froyo without bugs thats i’m sure thats the reason for the delay….

  8. interesting, DHCP(wifi problem) and SDcard mounting are both the major issues with 2.2 xdandroid as well.

  9. how do i get android 2.2 on my nokia n900

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