X-bit Labs reports Nokia is working on Meltemi, a new operating system for entry-level phones.
The new operating system designed specifically for low-cost devices is code code-named Meltemi, the Greek word for dry summer winds that blow across the Aegean Sea from the north. The project is a Linux-based operating system that is being led by Mary McDowell, the handset maker's executive vice president in charge of mobile phones, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.
No details about the project have been revealed so far and it is likely that Meltemi is on an early stage of its development. In fact, without any potential launch timeframes or release dates, it is impossible to estimate target feature-set or potential success of the platform.