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  1. Konfucius18's Avatar
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    Default Can BB10 support Android 4.1 Jellybean?

    Hi everyone!

    I'm Herman from Toronto, Canada. I'm a long time reader, first time poster. I have my Z10 pre-ordered and ready to retire my 9900 but Tuesday seems so far away still. I'm sure my Canadian brothers and sisters would agree.

    Anyway, I want to hear from anyone who is well-versed on BB10/Android and can comment on BB10's ability (or not) to run Android Ice Cream Sandwich or Jellybean.

    If Android is open-source, isn't it fair game for someone to port it over to BB10?
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    The Android runtime environment that runs ported or side-loaded Android apps is 2.3 Gingerbread. As for installing Android OS on the device, that's beyond my level of tech savvy lol
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    Short answer NO.
    (if i understood you correct, you want to put the jelly bean OS on a BB10 device).
    If rim were to allow them maybe but there is no point in them doing that ....

    As said in the other reply you can run some android apps but right now its at Android 2.3 compatibility...
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    Having said that, there are ports of Umbuntu running on a Dev Alpha. anything is possible... the question is WHY???
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    Quote Originally Posted by jakie55 View Post
    Having said that, there are ports of Umbuntu running on a Dev Alpha. anything is possible... the question is WHY???
    Nice for people that have one but didn't get an app in and approved for the trade-in program.
  6. nigoinsnow's Avatar
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    I am hoping Jelly Bean 4.1 is coming to blackberry then I can have to OS to play with

    what I mean is the emulator Android of course

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