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This article was published on February 19, 2010

SK Telecom Fits Processor, Storage, and Android onto a Simcard!

SK Telecom Fits Processor, Storage, and Android onto a Simcard!
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Kevin Korpi

Based in Saitama, Japan but often found attending tech events in Tokyo. Enjoys playing video games on Wii and Nintendo DS; occasionally tink Based in Saitama, Japan but often found attending tech events in Tokyo. Enjoys playing video games on Wii and Nintendo DS; occasionally tinkering with GNU/Linux and Mac OSX; and actively following blogs and tech sites about the latest tech and web trends. Follow him on twitter and FriendFeed.

SK Telecom of South Korea, had an impressive prototype Simcard demo at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona.

They managed to fit a processor, 1GB of memory for storage, and even Google’s Android OS running on the Simcard!

Imagine taking all your photos, songs, Contacts, the Android OS with all your customizations, and of course your phone number with you when you take the Simcard out of your old phone and put it in a new one. No plans were revealed for when or if they will be selling these Simcards in the future.

Below is a demo from the show of the prototype:

Source: PC World