Smartphone with Linux: the penguin in your pocket
After NTT Docomo announced that it is working together with NEC and Panasonic to develop a 3G mobile phone platform based on the Linux operating system, the French firm Djinux has launched the E2800 +, a Linux-based smartphone. It is a 900 / 1800MHz, GSM and GPRS phone, based on a 300Mhz ARM9 processor and which has 64Mb of RAM (which can be increased to 1Gb through the SD / MMC port). Among the functionalities of the included software are web browsing, email client, audio and video player, electronic book viewer, photo viewer and of course the agenda synchronizable with the PC.
The recommended price in France is 520 euros.
More information at Djinux.