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HTC Photon (HD Mini) Joins the Android Camp – HTC Aria Port Used as a Base
The HTC HD2 is famous for its multiple-OS capabilities, but there are also many other native Windows Phones that are capable of running Android via the Haret launcher. The newest phone to join this family is the HTC Photon, or generally better known as the HD Mini. Again, it was XDA member Cotulla who managed to develop a working Android build for this device. Using the ROM from the HTC Aria, which is HD mini’s Android cousin, he created a package that can be booted from the SD card. All you have to do is copy some files and hit the Haret.exe to boot it up! As far as stability goes, we have to tell you that it is far from perfect. It needs a lot of enhancements, and many things don’t work yet. Unfortunately, Cotulla has cancelled any further development.
Originally posted by Cotulla
I won’t continue developing of Android/Linux for PHOTON. Why?
*Main goals of this project are passed. All stuffs was ported in about 5 days.
*I have not much free time to develop android for another device. (I am supporting several devices, they take a lot of time)
*It’s rather useless? You can sold PHOTON and buy LIBERTY. With native android inside. With compass inside. With trackball inside. With same size and design like PHOTON.
*And main reason: My father’s phone is broken. I will give him PHOTON So I won’t have PHOTON device anymore. And can’t develop for it.
*I hope you appreciate all this
Luckily, there are many more Android developers, so we expect that this project will further continue.
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