Samsung to unveil 3G Linux-based smartphone

Posted on Friday, February 11 2005 @ 20:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Linux is becoming more and more popular for cell phones as Samsung said today that it and several others manufacturers have created the first Linux-based smartphones that run over the UMTS and EDGE next-gen networks.

The reference design of the Linux-based smartphone supports advanced 3G services such as video calling, video streaming and java support.

The phone will be presented next week at the 3GSM World Congress in Cannes, France.

More info at InformationWeek

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