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Comparison between Apple iPhone and the "Open Source iPhone" Neo1973 running OpenMoko Linux

Apple announced their iPhone at MacWorld. It is fairly similar to the FIC Neo1973.

iPhone UI Demo on youtube

Feature iPhone Neo1973
Announced 2007-01-09 2006-11-07
visual comparison
115 x 61 x 11.6 mm 120.7 x 62 x 18.5 mm
Weight 135 g 184 g
Screen 3.5" 320x480 at 160 ppi, multi-touch 2.8" 480x640 at 285 ppi, maybe multi-touch later
Storage 4 or 8 GB 64 MB (expandable with 2 GB microSD) - 256MB in GTA02

Unconfirmed expandable with 8 GB microSD

CPU Possibly Marvell XScale PXA3xx family or ARM1176JZF-S™ (with Coprocessor) (Source: Bits und so Podcast #20, 8'40" to 9'30" [german language]) Samsung s3c2410 SoC @ 266 MHz in GTA01B_v04 (Source) - Samsung 2442 @ 400 MHz SoC and SMedia 3362 Graphics Accelerator in GTA02
Wireless GSM, WiFi (b/g), EDGE, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR with A2DP Quad-band GSM, GPRS Class12/CS4 2.5G (Not EDGE), Bluetooth 2.0 EDR in GTA01B_v04 and GTA02; WiFi: Atheros AR6K in GTA02
Wireless Carrier Locked to Apple-selected carrier Unlocked - any GSM provider
Embedded devices 2 mpix camera, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor GPS, 2 buttons in GTA01B_v04 and GTA02; 2 3D Accelerometers in GTA02
Operating system OS X (an optimised but full version of OS X) OpenMoko Linux (Source code available)
Software Basic PDA + PMP software included. Software can only be created by authorized companies (Source) Basic PDA included. Software can be created by normal users.
Video Playback and No recording(?) No recording. Maybe playback
Audio Playback and recording Playback and recording, including playback of audio files via GSM and recording/playback of voice calls. 2x1 watt stereo speaker comment on performance, 2.5 mm jack
Connectors USB 2.0 on proprietary iPod connector Standard USB 1.1 (unpowered), with a Mini-B receptor (can be connected via adapter to both host and client devices), exposed I2C, SPI and debug board connector inside case in all versions and Debug Board v2 (JTAG and serial console) in Advanced version
Opening case voids warranty Advanced version comes with guitar tick and Torx T6 screwdriver so you can open case.
Battery Up to 5 hours Talk / Video / Browsing. Up to 16 hours Audio playback. Non-replaceable battery replaceable 1.2 Ah battery charged via USB
Ready for use Yes - Software still incomplete Yes
Ready for sale US: June 15, 2007, EU: 2007Q4, Asia: 2008 Rabbit's friends and relations: feb 2007
Limited availability: 2007-02-11 2007-03-05
Worldwide availability: 2007-03-11 2007-03-25 Phase 1 was delayed, shipping date now 2007-07-09
Retail launch: 2007-09-11 October 2007
Price USD 499 for 4GB version (2 year contract required) Phase 1 device (GTA01B_v04): USD 300 (base model), USD 450 including additional development hardware
Phase 2 device (GTA02): USD 450 (base), USD 600 (including development hardware)
Community ? IRC: #openmoko on Discussion list, Wiki, Be informed when it is sold