Adobe changes minimum reqs for Flash on Android devices

Adobe has recently changed the minimum requirements for Android devices needed to run Flash 10.1, and it may just effect more than you think. For devices with VGA screens, you’ll need a Cortex A8 clocked at 550MHz or more. For WVGA devices, which is where this gets interesting, you’ll need an A8 at 800MHz. So why is this such a big deal? The Motorola DROID/Milestone’s processor is clocked at 550MHz, but it’s using a WVGA screen; The device no longer meets the minimum requirements for Flash 10.1.

What happens from here will either make a lot of people really happy, or make a lot of people really mad. Adobe and/or Motorola could very well just leave the DROID and Milestone out of this and only apply the minimum requirements to new devices coming out. Then again… they could send out an update (or something similar) that pulls or disables Flash from being used on the device. Look for more information on the situation to come. As for my guess, I’d say current DROID and Milestone users are safe. New users on the other hand, I guess we’ll just have to wait and see.

Via Android Police

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