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Gingerbread ported to the Samsung Galaxy S

Gingerbread ported to the Samsung Galaxy S
Over at XDA-Devs it has been a busy few hours since the Android 2.3 Gingerbread kernel was released. The rogue developers have played around with the latest Android version, and decided there is nothing more natural in the world than to slap it on the Samsung Galaxy S. After all, the only major things that separate the Google Nexus S and Samsung's current flagship phone are the slightly curved display, and the NFC chip, which is currently of little use anyway.

Considering that the Samsung Galaxy S already has a virtual keyboard in its TouchWiz 3.0 Froyo overlay as good as the one Gingerbread brings, and it also has the option to use the front camera in the camera interface, we don't think the Gingerbread port brings anything of significance to its interface. Especially when we bear in mind that it is still a crude port, with the connectivity options like voice, Wi-Fi and GPS not working yet. Under the hood, though, you will get the true multitasking of Android 2.3, as well as support for things developers haven't written yet, like games taking full advantage of the Galaxy S's motion sensors.

source: XDA-Devs via RedmondPie

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