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Android Go on the Raspberry Pi 3?

Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:20 am

Did you know that the Samsung Galaxy J2 Core has a quad core ARM Cortex-A53 clocked at 1.4GHz and also has 1GB RAM? The J2C's specs match those of the Raspberry Pi 3B+. The J2 Core runs Android Go, a version of Android optimised for low-powered smartphones which would struggle to run the full version of Android. Android Go comes preloaded with optimised versions of the apps the full version of Android comes with. You can download a lot of additional apps from the Play Store. Android Go seems like a good OS to port to the Raspberry Pi 3 considering the good reviews of the Galaxy J2 Core as a basic phone that runs many other apps perfectly fine. Is there any progress of porting this OS to the Raspberry Pi 3?
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS desktop images for the Raspberry Pi 3.

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Re: Android Go on the Raspberry Pi 3?

Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:16 pm

In a thread for a similar query ...
Konsta wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:13 pm
My LineageOS 15.1 build ... is actually Android Go

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Re: Android Go on the Raspberry Pi 3?

Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:04 pm

Don't forget that the ARM core used is only a part of the compatibility / performance. There's also the VPU to consider.

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