ds....android?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by starfighter1, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. starfighter1
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    starfighter1 GBAtemp Regular

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    Just throwing it out there but would it be possible if we could fully exploit the dsi mode to lode the android os on it? in my opinion it would be pretty cool if we could. I probably sound like an idiot for saying this but oh well.
     
  2. kagutsuchi

    kagutsuchi Newbie

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    The DSi, even if hacked and using the hardware fully, would not meet the minimum hardware requirements for Android.
     
  3. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 4

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    It would be interesting to see but I would have brought up the same issue; there's no way the DSi would be powerful enough to actually run it.
     
  4. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    Idea is awesome, but probably not gonna work.
     
  5. Movi

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    Android requires at least an ARM11 processor (DS/DSi has a ARM9+ARM7, so not enough) and 128MB of RAM. So no go.
     
  6. boktor666

    boktor666 Gbatemp's official Solar Boy™ Is Back!

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    Android on a ds.. the same as playing crisis on windows 95. The ram of the ds isn't large enough (round 4-32 mb... i thought, not sure) and android needs at least 128 mb. It would have been awesome though if there was a way to port android to ds.
     
  7. danweb

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    it is a shame that it won't work. It would be more than awesome to have it on the ds
     
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