NEC and Panasonic launch Linux mobile phones


NEC and Panasonic launch Linux mobile phones

Ian Grant

Limo Foundation, the Linux-based open systems development group for mobile phones, yesterday launched nine new phones from NEC and Panasonic for Japanese telco NTT Docomo, bringing the Limo-compliant range to 42.

The phones feature high megapixel cameras, rich media capabilities and upgraded connectivity support.

NTT Docomo's Kiyohito Nagata, chairman of Limo Foundation, said the launch consolidated Limo as a device platform in the mobile ecosystem.

The Limo (Linux Mobile) Foundation was launched in January 2007. Limo's membership includes mobile OEMs, technology developers, and 12 global network operators representing nearly one billion mobile subscribers.

Members Vodafone, Orange, NTT Docomo, SK Telecom, Telefonica and Verizon Wireless plan to launch Limo phones this year.

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