[Community] Geeksphone - Opinions?
Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
hns at goldelico.com
Wed Apr 24 13:51:11 CEST 2013
Am 24.04.2013 um 13:41 schrieb Boudewijn:
> On 24-4-2013 9:33, Radek Polak wrote:
>> On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 09:02:53 AM Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>> > What are your opinions?
>> I quite dont get what is the difference between this geeksphone and e.g. samsung phones. From wikipedia:
>> "GeeksPhone does not publish hardware specifications for its devices beyond a data sheet"
>> I tried googling for "geeksphone documentation" and "gta04 documentation" - the first gave 0 results and the second is page loaded with information.
>> So i have no idea why geeksphone can be interesting for me.
> I wondered the same as Nikolaus, but wanted to find out something about the hardware
go to their home page and click on the device image. It will "turn around" and reveal some features like Snapdragon S1/S4, HSPA, 512MB RAM etc.
> before sending a question to the list. I came up empty handed, but for the same conclusion as Radeks.
> My earlier impressions of Geeksphone were similar to Openmoko, but to me it seems they have strayed from the path with their latest offering.
> I am interested in their business plan. They can not expect to compete with Samsung, LG or that bunch. Their aggressive pricing needs some strong backing.
My hypothesis is they get backing by Telco Operators who do not want to depend on Apple, Samsung, LG and Android and want to offer something they can better influence...
IMHO it has nothing to do with "Geeks". I wonder why they did not change the name.
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