No hotswap of microsd, then
Posted Aug 29, 2007 22:16 UTC (Wed) by mjr
In reply to: No hotswap of microsd, then
Parent article: A first look at the OpenMoko Neo 1973
First, yes, these are limitations, no doubt about it.
As to their seriousness, time has pretty much proven that this is not a killer misfeature, since most phones do it this way. By far the most common use case is to stick those two cards in there once and use away. It's not an unreasonable design compromise, suboptimal as it is.
Of course, this phone's initial target group probably wants to swap their cards around more than the usual people. One would hope that OpenMoko takes off and we'll have new hardware models offer more options as for features and case design.
Meanwhile, ah well. 4 GB µSDs are on the market, 8 announced to be coming up. I shan't be overly concerned about swapping them in my use. YMMV.
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