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People, for ics on x8 needs very hardly work and luck. Because many things. We now with custom kernel(182mb ram) don't have enough memory for fully experience 2.3.7 Rom. And processor?....If you think real,best for x8 is fully working froyo and froyo kernel.

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I am 100% agree with you. Even I think so.
Our X8's Hardware is almost perfect for FROYO not gingerbread and ICS.

Most of Users Overclock their X8 while using Gingerbread ROMs because X8's CPU is only 600 MHZ which is a small clock speed for Gingerbread. Also overclocking is HARMFUL to processor.

In FROYO roms there is no need of Overclocking as it runs smoothly even on 600MHZ.

And also use tweaks for more free RAM in Gingerbread ROMS and hardly they get

approx. 95MB FREE in Custom KERNEL using TASK KILLER
approx. 80MB RREE in STOCK KERNEL using TASK KILLER.

And in FROYO ROMS with STOCK KERNEL without task Killer 75MB free and by using task killer 110 MB free.
AND I THINK on FROYO custom Kernel it will have 120 MB free which will be best for our X8.


NOTE:- ICS on X8 will be just like WINDOWS 7 running on 256MB RAM and 1GHZ processor.
 
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I'd very much love to see ICS running on our X8's, but at the same time I'm in serious doubt about if it can be done or not - taking our awesome dev's in consideration, of course. We(our beloved developers) have achived alot for such a small phone, though I must say, this is where the road for our X8 must come to an end. Simply 'cause the hardware is insufficient for the software to run on it.. But there's alot more things that needs to be taken in consideration, than the single aspect that I looked at.

I don't want to disbelief, so I don't - but I doubt it, and admit that the X8 is near the very end when talking about software upgrades..
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.ICS on X8 will be just like WINDOWS 7 running on 256MB RAM and 1GHZ processor.
I agree with you 100%
 
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@to all - it's not about processor, but memory
 
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I am 100% agree with you. Even I think so.
Our X8's Hardware is almost perfect for FROYO not gingerbread and ICS.

Most of Users Overclock their X8 while using Gingerbread ROMs because X8's CPU is only 600 MHZ which is a small clock speed for Gingerbread. Also overclocking is HARMFUL to processor.

In FROYO roms there is no need of Overclocking as it runs smoothly even on 600MHZ.

And also use tweaks for more free RAM in Gingerbread ROMS and hardly they get

approx. 95MB FREE in Custom KERNEL using TASK KILLER
approx. 80MB RREE in STOCK KERNEL using TASK KILLER.

And in FROYO ROMS with STOCK KERNEL without task Killer 75MB free and by using task killer 110 MB free.
AND I THINK on FROYO custom Kernel it will have 120 MB free which will be best for our X8.


NOTE:- ICS on X8 will be just like WINDOWS 7 running on 256MB RAM and 1GHZ processor.
You know what Windows 7 has 32 bit version,
ICS can be reduced to full fill X8 requirements.
 
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I am 100% agree with you. Even I think so.
Our X8's Hardware is almost perfect for FROYO not gingerbread and ICS.

Most of Users Overclock their X8 while using Gingerbread ROMs because X8's CPU is only 600 MHZ which is a small clock speed for Gingerbread. Also overclocking is HARMFUL to processor.

In FROYO roms there is no need of Overclocking as it runs smoothly even on 600MHZ.

And also use tweaks for more free RAM in Gingerbread ROMS and hardly they get

approx. 95MB FREE in Custom KERNEL using TASK KILLER
approx. 80MB RREE in STOCK KERNEL using TASK KILLER.

And in FROYO ROMS with STOCK KERNEL without task Killer 75MB free and by using task killer 110 MB free.
AND I THINK on FROYO custom Kernel it will have 120 MB free which will be best for our X8.


NOTE:- ICS on X8 will be just like WINDOWS 7 running on 256MB RAM and 1GHZ processor.
You can't even install windows 7 on 256 ram, you need at least 512
I think that with some tweaks and some useless parts taken off, ICS will be able to run on X8 like gingerbread does. Plus, their requierments are the same...
 
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think any new android OS can be ported to whatever device you want. Like some people have said above, you've got to scrap functions that require high processor power and more RAM and other hardware power which X8 doesn't have. It can be ported in a way that it will run optimized for X8 hardware.

Google drops devices from upgrades is because it won't give consumers a new reason to buy a new phone if they offer upgrades to all available android devices (or it maybe the hardware manufacturer dropping the device from upgrades) As you all know, it would have been totally ok to give X8 an official froyo upgrade, but sony ericsson dropped X8 with 2.1 eclair.

When it comes to porting CM versions also, the same thing applies, they prefer to drop devices when it gets too old and focus on newer devices.
 
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think any new android OS can be ported to whatever device you want. Like some people have said above, you've got to scrap functions that require high processor power and more RAM and other hardware power which X8 doesn't have. It can be ported in a way that it will run optimized for X8 hardware.

Google drops devices from upgrades is because it won't give consumers a new reason to buy a new phone if they offer upgrades to all available android devices (or it maybe the hardware manufacturer dropping the device from upgrades) As you all know, it would have been totally ok to give X8 an official froyo upgrade, but sony ericsson dropped X8 with 2.1 eclair.

When it comes to porting CM versions also, the same thing applies, they prefer to drop devices when it gets too old and focus on newer devices.
good talk. they all wan $$ only. force we update new and expensive phone.
 
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Its nice to see X8 users taking things into consideration but you guys do know that if people keep pestering devs for cm9, you can kiss a fully working version of it goodbye ? Take paul-xxx's cm9 thread for i.e....he's had to open three threads so far because 2/3 threads were spammed with pointless crap and repeated questions...keep doing so and he may drop support for the x8 altogether...i've been to the x10, x10 mini and x10 mini pro threads and the amount of maturity they have there is so high, it makes the x8 thread look like a kindergarten full of whiny kids...please, to anyone who read this, please remember this...devs can do anything at all !!! I dont have to show you that to make you understand, just look around you or in your hand..but remember, devs always ask themselves, " Is this worth it ? Is all the stress, demands and complaints really worth it ? Do i want to start developing everyday after reading trolls hating on my rom ?", everytime they take on a project...so cm9 or 7 or whatever wont be a prob, its if our devs still have it in their hearts to support us...and believe me, i registered in sept. and since then ive seen many people leave the x8 scene due to our immaturity...

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