LinuxDevices: Motorola Readies Music-Oriented Linux Mobile Phone

“Motorola has announced several new multimedia-enabled mobile
phones supporting music and video playback, including one new
device based on embedded Linux. The Linux-based Motorola E680 could
see US distribution, making it the first of Motorola’s Linux-based
mobile phones available outside the far East.

“The E680 will include up to 1GB of SD RAM and will support
music and video content downloads via USB, Bluetooth, or GPRS
(General Packet Radio Service). GPRS supports theoretical download
speeds up to 115kbps, about one third the speed of a typical home
DSL connection…”


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