Mediatek MT6235 status (Sciphone G2)

kevin granade kevin.granade at
Thu Feb 17 14:57:40 UTC 2011

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First I'd like to just say it's awesome that you are doing this, I've
been following the various efforts to get open software on phones, and
your progress is heartening.

> Unfortunatelly OPIE has a lot of elements on boarders of screen (scrolling,
> application close, etc.) and Sciphone's touchscreen has pretty bad quality
> and it doesn't work well. You have to be patient while operating it. In the
> middle of screen it works pretty well. I'm going to improve touchscreen
> driver, so hopefully it'll work better.

One thing you might want to look into is translating the touchscreen
interface into a touchpad interface.  I use this setup when using VNC
to connect to a desktop system remotely from my phone, and having the
absolute events translated to relative events seems to be the most
usable option for interacting with the tiny desktop elements.


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> BR,
> Marcin

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