August 28, 2009

More Signs Point to Samsung Linux Phone

Article Source LinuxDevices
August 28, 2009, 10:00 am

A Samsung executive has confirmed the company is preparing its own version of Linux for a new smartphone, says an industry report. Meanwhile, another story has leaked a sketch of a Linux-based "Samsung i8320" phone said to be near completion, and this device may be Samsung's first LiMo-compliant model.

Rumors about a new Samsung Linux phone were bolstered when mobile phone journalist Eldar Murtazin briefly mentioned the development several weeks ago as part of a preview of Nokia's recently released N900 tablet in Mobile-Review. Murtazin wrote that Samsung was "now working on a vertical Linux-based solution of their own," referring to a new smartphone OS...

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