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Old 09-18-2012, 05:32 AM   #1
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If java is cross-platform, why don't S60 apps work on S40?


Java was supposed to be cross-platform. Yet j2me java apps for symbian S60 phones do not work on S40 phones. Why is that?
 
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because the hardware is not the same. S60 has some functionality which are not available on S40. Therefore the apps running on S60 are not able to run on S40.
 
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An example of hardware functionality missing on S40 phones and available on S60 ones?
 
  


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