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Fitting Android and a processor on a SIM card

Feb 19, 2010, 01:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martyn Williams)

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"The SIM cards in cellular telephones might be smaller than a postage stamp and less than a millimeter thick but that hasn't stopped South Korea's SK Telecom from cramming all the major components needed to run Google's Android OS inside one of them.

"The carrier's Android SIM, a prototype of which is on show at this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, includes an ARM-based processor, companion memory and 1GB of flash memory to store the OS and other data."

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