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== Comparison between Apple iPhone and the [[FIC]] Freerunner ([[GTA02#.22Phase_2.22_.28GTA02.2C_.22Mass_Market.22.29|GTA02]]) running Openmoko Linux ==
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== Comparison between Apple iPhone (and iPhone 3G) and the [[FIC]] FreeRunner ([[GTA02#.22Phase_2.22_.28GTA02.2C_.22Mass_Market.22.29|GTA02]]) running Openmoko Linux ==
{{Note|The Openmoko phone this page is about is the [[Freerunner]] which has internal codename [[Neo1973#.22Phase_2.22_.28GTA02.2C_.22Mass_Market.22.29|GTA02]]. For the earlier Neo1973 model see this page [[IPhone_(GTA01)]]}}
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{{Note|The Openmoko phone this page is about is the [[FreeRunner]] which has internal codename [[Neo1973#.22Phase_2.22_.28GTA02.2C_.22Mass_Market.22.29|GTA02]]. For the earlier Neo1973 model see this page [[IPhone_(GTA01)]]}}
  
 
* Apple announced their [http://www.apple.com/iphone/specs.html iPhone] at MacWorld 2007.  
 
* Apple announced their [http://www.apple.com/iphone/specs.html iPhone] at MacWorld 2007.  
* FIC announced the FIC Freerunner in Jan 2008
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* FIC announced the FIC FreeRunner in Jan 2008
  
 
iPhone UI Demo on youtube http://youtube.com/watch?v=YgW7or1TuFk
 
iPhone UI Demo on youtube http://youtube.com/watch?v=YgW7or1TuFk
 
  
 
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  !Feature
 
  !Feature
 
  !iPhone
 
  !iPhone
  !Freerunner([[Neo1973#.22Phase_2.22_.28GTA02.2C_.22Mass_Market.22.29|GTA02]]).  
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  !FreeRunner([[Neo1973#.22Phase_2.22_.28GTA02.2C_.22Mass_Market.22.29|GTA02]]).  
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Announced
 
  |Announced
  |2007-01-09
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  |2007-01-09, 3G: 2008-07-09
 
  |2006-11-07 and several updates later
 
  |2006-11-07 and several updates later
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Dimensions<br />[http://www.sizeasy.com/page/comp/153 visual comparison] [http://wiki.openmoko.org/images/8/84/Openmoko_iphone_comparison.jpg comparison 2]
 
  |Dimensions<br />[http://www.sizeasy.com/page/comp/153 visual comparison] [http://wiki.openmoko.org/images/8/84/Openmoko_iphone_comparison.jpg comparison 2]
  |115 x 61 x 11.6 mm
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  |115 x 61 x 11.6 mm, 3G: 115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm
 
  |120.7 x 62 x 18.5 mm
 
  |120.7 x 62 x 18.5 mm
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Weight
 
  |Weight
  |135 g
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  |135 g, 3G: 133 g
 
  |184 g
 
  |184 g
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Screen
 
  |Screen
  |3.5" 320x480 at 160 ppi, multi-touch
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  |3.5" 480x320 at 163 ppi, capacitive multi-touch
  |2.8" 480x640 at 285 ppi, [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2006-December/000576.html maybe multi-touch later]
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  |2.8" 640x480 at 285 ppi, pressure, [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2006-December/000576.html maybe multi-touch later]
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Storage
 
  |Storage
  |8 or 16 GiB
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  |8 or 16 GB internal
  |[http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/announce/2007-June/000013.html 256MiByte]
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  |[http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/announce/2007-June/000013.html 256MiByte] internal and [[Supported_microSD_cards|confirmed expandable]] with at least some 8GB microSD cards.
Unconfirmed expandable with [http://www.techtree.com/India/News/Samsung_Readies_8GB_microSD_Card/551-81172-581.html 8GiByte microSD] or [http://www.sandisk.com/Products/Item(2537)-SDSDQR-8192-A11M-SanDisk_microSDHC_8_GB.aspx Sandisk 8GB microSD]
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  |-
 
  |-
 
  |CPU
 
  |CPU
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  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Wireless
 
  |Wireless
  |Quad-band GSM, WiFi (b/g), EDGE, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR (Bluetooth only supported for headsets, no RFCOMM or OBEX)
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  |Quad-band GSM, WiFi (b/g), EDGE then 3G, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR (Bluetooth only supported for headsets, no RFCOMM or OBEX)
 
  |Tri-band GSM, GPRS Class12/CS4/[http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-September/010400.html b] 2.5G (Not EDGE), [[Neo1973#.22Phase_2.22_.28GTA02.2C_.22Mass_Market.22.29|WiFi]], Bluetooth 2.0 EDR
 
  |Tri-band GSM, GPRS Class12/CS4/[http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-September/010400.html b] 2.5G (Not EDGE), [[Neo1973#.22Phase_2.22_.28GTA02.2C_.22Mass_Market.22.29|WiFi]], Bluetooth 2.0 EDR
 
  |-
 
  |-
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  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Embedded devices
 
  |Embedded devices
  |2 megapixel camera, 4 buttons (power, volume up, volume down, mute, Home), [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accelerometer accelerometer], ambient light sensor, proximity sensor
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  |AGPS (3G only), 2 megapixel camera, 4 buttons (power, volume up, volume down, mute, Home), [http://www.tuaw.com/2007/09/10/iphone-coding-using-the-accelerometer/ 1 3D accelerometer], ambient light sensor, proximity sensor
  |GPS, 2 illuminated buttons and [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/announce/2007-June/000013.html 2 3D Accelerometers] [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-July/008458.html]
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  |AGPS, 2 illuminated buttons and [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/announce/2007-June/000013.html 2 3D accelerometers] [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-July/008458.html]
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Operating system
 
  |Operating system
  |OS X ([http://www.macworld.co.uk/ipod-itunes/news/index.cfm?newsid=16927 its own version of OS X])
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  |iPhone OS (Proprietary, excepting [http://www.opensource.apple.com/darwinsource/ Darwin]) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPhone_OS]
  |[[Openmoko]] Linux (Source code available)
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  |Openmoko Linux (Source code available)
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Software
 
  |Software
  |Basic PDA + PMP software included. Native software can only be created by unauthorized hacking ([http://apple.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/01/12/0430200&from=rss Source]); Apple's official answer is that their web browser has very good AJAX support and that apps should use that. As of March 6 2008, Apple offers an official native SDK ([http://developer.apple.com/iphone/ on Apple's website], with registration), but applications developed with it run only in a sandbox and are limited in API they can use.
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  |Basic PDA + PMP software included. As of March 6 2008, Apple offers an official native SDK ([http://developer.apple.com/iphone/ on Apple's website], with registration), but applications developed with it run only in a sandbox and are limited in API they can use. No background applications, but notification through an Apple server.[http://highscalability.com/apples-iphone-use-centralized-push-based-notification-architecture]
 
  |Basic PDA included. Software can be created by normal users. All of the phone's functionality is available to the developer.
 
  |Basic PDA included. Software can be created by normal users. All of the phone's functionality is available to the developer.
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Video
 
  |Video
  |Playback; No recording
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  |No recording. Playback
  |No recording. Maybe playback
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  |No recording. Playback
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Audio
 
  |Audio
  |Playback (recording with third party hacks), speaker; 3.5mm jack (4 conductors: left/right/input/ground)
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  |Playback (recording with third party apps), speaker; 3.5mm jack (4 conductors: left/right/ground/mic, 3-conductor compatible[http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=5262651])
 
  |Playback and recording, including playback of audio files via GSM and recording/playback of voice calls. 1 watt mono speaker. [ http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-July/008458.html]
 
  |Playback and recording, including playback of audio files via GSM and recording/playback of voice calls. 1 watt mono speaker. [ http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-July/008458.html]
 
, 2.5 mm jack
 
, 2.5 mm jack
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Connectors
 
  |Connectors
  |USB 2.0 on proprietary iPod dock connector
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  |USB 2.0 on proprietary iPod dock connector, no host mode
  |Standard USB 1.1, with a Mini-B receptor (can be connected via adapter to both host and client devices, can provide 100 mA of current to clients), [[Neo1973_Hardware#Changes_from_GTA01Bv3|exposed I2C, SPI and debug board connector]] inside case in all versions and Debug Board v2 (JTAG and serial console) in Advanced version
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  |Standard USB 1.1, with a Mini-B receptor (can be connected via adapter to both host and client devices, can provide 100 mA of current to clients), [[Neo1973_Hardware#Changes_from_GTA01Bv3|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
 
  |Opening case
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  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Battery
 
  |Battery
  |Up to 8 hours talk, up to 7 video, up to 6 online, up to 24 hours audio playback, up to 250 hours standby. Non-user-replaceable Lithium-ion battery, charged via dock connector (USB)
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  |Up to 10 hours talk, up to 7 video, up to 6 online, up to 24 hours audio playback, up to 300 hours standby. Non-user-replaceable 1.4 Ah[http://www.ipodbatteryfaq.com/ipodbatteryandpower.html] Li-poly battery, charged via dock connector (USB)
  |replaceable 1.7 Ah battery charged via USB
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  |4 hours talk presently[http://kerneltrap.org/mailarchive/openmoko-community/2008/5/27/2256714], replaceable 1.2 Ah Li-poly battery charged via USB
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Ready for use
 
  |Ready for use
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  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Ready for sale
 
  |Ready for sale
  |US: June 29, 2007, EU: 2007Q4, Asia: 2008
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  |US: June 29, 2007, EU: 2007Q4, Asia: 2008, 3G: July 11, 2008 (US)
  |Retail launch: 2008Q1
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  |Retail launch: June 27, 2008
 
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  |-
 
  |Price
 
  |Price
  |USD 399 for 8GiB (2 year contract required for activation of either; iPhone will not do anything without activation or common third party hacks.) More comparably, unlocked phones in France reportedly priced at € 750 ~ USD 1075.
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  |USD 199 for 8GB (2 year contract required for activation of either; iPhone will not do anything without activation or common third party hacks.) More comparably, unlocked phones in France reportedly priced at € 499 ~ USD 790 [http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2008/06/12/iphone-3g-unsubsidized-pricing-leaks-out/]
 
  |USD 399 for base unit, USD 99 for debug board [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2008-April/015080.html]
 
  |USD 399 for base unit, USD 99 for debug board [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2008-April/015080.html]
 
  |-
 
  |-
 
  |Community
 
  |Community
  |[http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=iPhone+Community&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 Google for iPhone Community] to list a few, ##iphone on freenode.net also
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  |IRC: #iphone on freenode.net, [http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=iPhone+Community&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 Google for iPhone Community] to list a few
 
  |IRC: #openmoko on freenode.net [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/ Discussion list], [[Main_Page|Wiki]], [http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/announce Be informed when it is sold]
 
  |IRC: #openmoko on freenode.net [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/ Discussion list], [[Main_Page|Wiki]], [http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/announce Be informed when it is sold]
 
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|Workshops
 
|Workshops
 
|[http://www.apple.com/retail/workshops/ Free Hands-on Workshops]
 
|[http://www.apple.com/retail/workshops/ Free Hands-on Workshops]
|Set up an OpenMoko event in your area!
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|Set up an Openmoko event in your area!
 
  |}
 
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{{Languages|iPhone}}
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Latest revision as of 22:22, 20 August 2010

[edit] Comparison between Apple iPhone (and iPhone 3G) and the FIC FreeRunner (GTA02) running Openmoko Linux

NOTE: The Openmoko phone this page is about is the FreeRunner which has internal codename GTA02. For the earlier Neo1973 model see this page IPhone_(GTA01)


  • Apple announced their iPhone at MacWorld 2007.
  • FIC announced the FIC FreeRunner in Jan 2008

iPhone UI Demo on youtube http://youtube.com/watch?v=YgW7or1TuFk

Feature iPhone FreeRunner(GTA02).
Announced 2007-01-09, 3G: 2008-07-09 2006-11-07 and several updates later
Dimensions
visual comparison comparison 2
115 x 61 x 11.6 mm, 3G: 115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm 120.7 x 62 x 18.5 mm
Weight 135 g, 3G: 133 g 184 g
Screen 3.5" 480x320 at 163 ppi, capacitive multi-touch 2.8" 640x480 at 285 ppi, pressure, maybe multi-touch later
Storage 8 or 16 GB internal 256MiByte internal and confirmed expandable with at least some 8GB microSD cards.
CPU ARM1176JZF-S™ @ 650 MHz (with coprocessor) (Source: Bits und so Podcast #20, 8'40" to 9'30" [german language]) Samsung 2442 @ 400 MHz SoC
3D Acceleration PowerVR MBX SMedia 3362 Graphics Accelerator
RAM 128MB 128MB
Wireless Quad-band GSM, WiFi (b/g), EDGE then 3G, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR (Bluetooth only supported for headsets, no RFCOMM or OBEX) Tri-band GSM, GPRS Class12/CS4/b 2.5G (Not EDGE), WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR
Wireless Carrier Locked to Apple-selected carrier (AT&T in the US), Firmware can be unlocked (via third-party software) Unlocked - any GSM provider
Embedded devices AGPS (3G only), 2 megapixel camera, 4 buttons (power, volume up, volume down, mute, Home), 1 3D accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor AGPS, 2 illuminated buttons and 2 3D accelerometers [1]
Operating system iPhone OS (Proprietary, excepting Darwin) [2] Openmoko Linux (Source code available)
Software Basic PDA + PMP software included. As of March 6 2008, Apple offers an official native SDK (on Apple's website, with registration), but applications developed with it run only in a sandbox and are limited in API they can use. No background applications, but notification through an Apple server.[3] Basic PDA included. Software can be created by normal users. All of the phone's functionality is available to the developer.
Video No recording. Playback No recording. Playback
Audio Playback (recording with third party apps), speaker; 3.5mm jack (4 conductors: left/right/ground/mic, 3-conductor compatible[4]) Playback and recording, including playback of audio files via GSM and recording/playback of voice calls. 1 watt mono speaker. [ http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-July/008458.html]

, 2.5 mm jack

Connectors USB 2.0 on proprietary iPod dock connector, no host mode Standard USB 1.1, with a Mini-B receptor (can be connected via adapter to both host and client devices, can provide 100 mA of current to clients), 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 and is extremely challenging. Refurbished iPhones always come with entirely new back covers (with special serial number prefixes that indicate they were refurbished) Advanced version comes with guitar pick and Torx T6 screwdriver so you can open case.
Battery Up to 10 hours talk, up to 7 video, up to 6 online, up to 24 hours audio playback, up to 300 hours standby. Non-user-replaceable 1.4 Ah[5] Li-poly battery, charged via dock connector (USB) 4 hours talk presently[6], replaceable 1.2 Ah Li-poly battery charged via USB
Ready for use Yes Not yet
Ready for sale US: June 29, 2007, EU: 2007Q4, Asia: 2008, 3G: July 11, 2008 (US) Retail launch: June 27, 2008
Price USD 199 for 8GB (2 year contract required for activation of either; iPhone will not do anything without activation or common third party hacks.) More comparably, unlocked phones in France reportedly priced at € 499 ~ USD 790 [7] USD 399 for base unit, USD 99 for debug board [8]
Community IRC: #iphone on freenode.net, Google for iPhone Community to list a few IRC: #openmoko on freenode.net Discussion list, Wiki, Be informed when it is sold
Workshops Free Hands-on Workshops Set up an Openmoko event in your area!
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Comparison between Apple iPhone and the FIC Freerunner (GTA02) running Openmoko Linux

NOTE: The Openmoko phone this page is about is the Freerunner which has internal codename GTA02. For the earlier Neo1973 model see this page IPhone_(GTA01)


  • Apple announced their iPhone at MacWorld 2007.
  • FIC announced the FIC Freerunner in Jan 2008

iPhone UI Demo on youtube http://youtube.com/watch?v=YgW7or1TuFk


Feature iPhone Freerunner(GTA02).
Announced 2007-01-09 2006-11-07 and several updates later
Dimensions
visual comparison comparison 2
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 8 or 16 GiB 256MiByte

Unconfirmed expandable with 8GiByte microSD or Sandisk 8GB microSD

CPU ARM1176JZF-S™ @ 650 MHz (with coprocessor) (Source: Bits und so Podcast #20, 8'40" to 9'30" [german language]) Samsung 2442 @ 400 MHz SoC
3D Acceleration PowerVR MBX SMedia 3362 Graphics Accelerator
RAM 128MB 128MB
Wireless Quad-band GSM, WiFi (b/g), EDGE, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR (Bluetooth only supported for headsets, no RFCOMM or OBEX) Tri-band GSM, GPRS Class12/CS4/b 2.5G (Not EDGE), WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR
Wireless Carrier Locked to Apple-selected carrier (AT&T in the US), Firmware can be unlocked (via third-party software) Unlocked - any GSM provider
Embedded devices 2 megapixel camera, 4 buttons (power, volume up, volume down, mute, Home), accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor GPS, 2 illuminated buttons and 2 3D Accelerometers [1]
Operating system OS X (its own version of OS X) Openmoko Linux (Source code available)
Software Basic PDA + PMP software included. Native software can only be created by unauthorized hacking (Source); Apple's official answer is that their web browser has very good AJAX support and that apps should use that. As of March 6 2008, Apple offers an official native SDK (on Apple's website, with registration), but applications developed with it run only in a sandbox and are limited in API they can use. Basic PDA included. Software can be created by normal users. All of the phone's functionality is available to the developer.
Video Playback; No recording No recording. Maybe playback
Audio Playback (recording with third party hacks), speaker; 3.5mm jack (4 conductors: left/right/input/ground) Playback and recording, including playback of audio files via GSM and recording/playback of voice calls. 1 watt mono speaker. [ http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-July/008458.html]

, 2.5 mm jack

Connectors USB 2.0 on proprietary iPod dock connector Standard USB 1.1, with a Mini-B receptor (can be connected via adapter to both host and client devices, can provide 100 mA of current to clients), 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 and is extremely challenging. Refurbished iPhones always come with entirely new back covers (with special serial number prefixes that indicate they were refurbished) Advanced version comes with guitar pick and Torx T6 screwdriver so you can open case.
Battery Up to 8 hours talk, up to 7 video, up to 6 online, up to 24 hours audio playback, up to 250 hours standby. Non-user-replaceable Lithium-ion battery, charged via dock connector (USB) replaceable 1.7 Ah battery charged via USB
Ready for use Yes Not yet
Ready for sale US: June 29, 2007, EU: 2007Q4, Asia: 2008 Retail launch: 2008Q1
Price USD 399 for 8GiB (2 year contract required for activation of either; iPhone will not do anything without activation or common third party hacks.) More comparably, unlocked phones in France reportedly priced at € 750 ~ USD 1075. USD 399 for base unit, USD 99 for debug board [2]
Community Google for iPhone Community to list a few, ##iphone on freenode.net also IRC: #openmoko on freenode.net Discussion list, Wiki, Be informed when it is sold
Workshops Free Hands-on Workshops Set up an OpenMoko event in your area!