Android OS and Others Drive Growth of Mobile Linux
Jun 08, 2010, 00:13 (0 Talkback[s])
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"You might call mobile Linux the little operating system that
could, or at least is able to since the introduction of Google's
Android OS helped push mobile Linux into the top ranks.
"Led by the success of Android, Linux-enabled smartphones are
expected to make up 33% of the total worldwide smartphone market by
2015, according to a new report from ABI Research. More than 60,000
smartphones are now shipping per day, with Android OS leading the
pack, notes the market researcher. Up to 127 million Linux-based
smartphones may be shipping by 2012."