[Update] Arnova G2 tablets get a taste of Honeycomb (MorkaMod final for Arnova 7 G2, 8 G2, 9 G2 and 10 G2)

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Thanks to Morka, some Arnova G2 tablets are now getting MorkaMod custom firmware that brings Android 3 Honeycomb graphical user interface on the devices. Supported Arnova G2 tablets are currently Arnova 7 G2 and Arnova 8 G2 as final version, Arnova 9 G2 and Arnova 10 G2 as test version. This project is still in a Proof Of Concept phase to demonstrate the use of the Rockchip 2.1 SDK on Arnova G2 tablets, it’s not completely stable, but yet very promising.

Latest news

What’s new 2012.02.24 for Arnova MorkaMod
Fixed themes ics
Fixed home button
Fixed youtube with flash player 11
Fix all the problem
Arnova 10G2 in final version
Arnova 9G2 in final version
For the 7G2, 9G2 and 10G2 not yet resolved the status bar for full screen
Button Savior install to fix this issue Thanx Pulster for the tip.

What’s new 2012.02.21 for Arnova MorkaMod:
Updated in SDK 2.1.3 ( rk29_gingerbread_v2.10.03 )
Fixed camera in video mode (but not recording problem of encoding library)
Addition of hardware acceleration 1024p
Zipalign all files
Restoration of the theme of this style ics for sdk 2.1.3
All application are installed google update
Better stability than the old version
News beta test for Arnova9G2
For the 7G2 and 10g2 not yet resolved the status bar for full screen
Button Savior install to fix this issue Thanx Pulster for the tip.

MorkaMod latest info
MorkaMod for Arnova 7 G2SDK.2.1.3.Arnova.7G2.UI.3.Final.img
MorkaMod for Arnova 8 G2SDK.2.1.3.Arnova.8G2.UI.3.Final.img
MorkaMod for Arnova 9 G2 (test firmware)SDK.2.1.3.Arnova.9G2.UI.3.Final.img
MorkaMod for Arnova 10 G2 (test firmware)SDK.2.1.3.Arnova.10G2.UI.3.Final.img
MorkaMod Forum discussionBlog article

Main firmware features

  • Honeycomb like GUI on Android 2.3 system
  • Market 3.4.4
  • Flash Player 11 (update with market)
  • 1.3 GB of free memory for applications
  • Video Hardware acceleration (720p)
  • New Boot Animation
  • semi root access
  • Improved recovery module (in the works)

  • Supported devices

    On the Arnova 8 G2:

    On the Arnova 7 G2:

    On the Arnova 10 G2:

    This firmware is specific to the Arnova 7 G2, Arnova 8 G2 for the final version, and Arnova 10 G2 for the test version, it should not be installed on other devices.

    WE WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR DEVICE.

    THIS FIRMWARE UPDATE IS USED AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    WE RECOMMEND TO FLASH THIS FIRMWARE ONLY IF YOU ARE ABLE TO RESCUE A BRICKED DEVICE USING ROCKCHIP FLASHING TOOLS.

    Custom firmware demo video by Morka

    More firmware pictures


    Feel free to stop by on our forum to thank Morka for this great work.
    Look for updates and support for more Arnova G2 devices !