More Google Glass specs revealed: Andorid 4.0.4 ICS on board

We previously reported the specs of Explorer Edition Google Glass units that started to ship out to willing participants,  It wasn’t a complete set of internals, however, and the peculiar among us still wanted to know more specifics about the processor and RAM in this headgear. Thanks to some clever poking around by an early Glass user, we now know that it is powered by a TI OMAP 4430 processor , a lower version than in Galaxy Nexus which clocked at 4460, with at least 682MB of RAM and is running Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. With a number like 682MB, we shall just assume that it is 1GB with some reserved by the system and hardware.

Now those aren’t exactly the best specs out there, but when you consider that they’re fitting essentially Galaxy Nexus-level specs into what is just a slightly oversized pair of glasses it’s pretty impressive. As for Glass running Android 4.0, we wouldn’t flout at that much either.Even if it had Android versions 4.1 or 4.2 it wouldn’t give many tangible benefits to something with use-cases so much different from a phone or tablet.

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