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Samsung Might Release Android-Powered Phone in Q2 2009

Dec 23, 2008, 03:01 (0 Talkback[s])

"Korean IT news site ETNews reported a Samsung spokesman saying: "We are accelerating the development process for Google phone in order to meet the specific need of local carriers. We will be able to release Google phone in the second quarter of the next year in the US market." The article also states that Samsung has recently added 30 Linux and Java experts to its staff.

"Samsung is a founding member of Google's "Open Handset Alliance", a business alliance of 48 firms to develop open standards for mobile devices on all fronts, including software (Android was officially unveiled shortly after the announcement of the alliance foundation). Three weeks ago 14 new members, among which Sony Ericsson, joined OHA and showed their support to the development of Google's mobile operating system."

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