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LinuxDevices: Linux Phone Features Treo-style Keyboard

Feb 28, 2007, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"A startup in Penang, Malaysia is readying a Linux-based dual-mode WiFi GSM/GPRS phone expected to ship in Q2. Gupp Technologies's 'Phreedom' phone boasts a Treo-style QWERTY keyboard, a 2.5-inch QVGA color screen, and VoWiFi (voice-over-WiFi) capabilities based on the SIP standard.

"Gupp says the Phreedom targets 'consumers and cost-conscious businesses,' which can reduce roaming costs by using VoWiFi when possible, with GSM/GPRS used as a backup. Additionally, the phone offers smartphone features such as Internet browsing, music downloads, and email..."

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