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LinuxDevices: Two New Linux Phones Coming in Japan

Oct 29, 2005, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Japan's largest mobile carrier last week announced six new phones with support for PTT (push-to-talk), multiple numbers, and other advanced features. NTT/DoCoMo's 902i-series phones includes Linux-based models from NEC and Panasonic, as well as Symbian-based models from Fujitsu, Mitsubishi, Sharp, and Sony/Ericsson.

"DoCoMo began offering 901-series phones at about the same time last year, in time for Asian New Year and gift-giving season. This underscores the often-touted advantage that Linux gives device makers to set their own release schedules..."

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