Smartphones to get a 'lite' version of Honeycomb?

Smartphones to get a 'lite' version of Honeycomb?
Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the first version of the software to be optimized for tablets, may eventually hit smartphones as a 'lite' version of itself, says Phandroid.

Honeycomb was coded from scratch for tablets, but there are a number of important features that can be ported to upcoming firmware updates for Android versions of the operating system.

Google recently launched Android 2.3 Gingerbread for smartphones, which integrated minor updates.

However, according to the new reports, Google has already begun building new code for a 'lite' version of Honeycomb for smartphones, which may add hardware acceleration, RenderScript and a fully updated notification system.

Furthermore, the new camera UI will likely get ported, as well.

The update isn't expected until at least the Q3.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 5 Feb 2011 2:46
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  • KillerBug

    MMMM...the taste of Honey, now in a low fat creamy spread!

    5.2.2011 07:35 #1

  • molsen

    Originally posted by KillerBug: MMMM...the taste of Honey, now in a low fat creamy spread! LOL. It's going to be an interesting year with iPhone to Verizon, Sprint and Tmobile are going to need market share

    6.2.2011 13:00 #2

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    6.2.2011 13:50 #3

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