The 5 Hottest Phones for Linux Fanatics


Written on Wednesday, March 07, 2007 by Gemini

1. FIC Neo 1973

Capable of routing a connected PC to the Internet, via its GPRS data connection. It will have 128MB of RAM, and 64MB of flash, along with an upgradable 64MB MicroSD card. You’ll also get a touchscreen, ultra-high resolution 2.8-inch VGA (640 x 480) and GPS capability.

2. Sony Mylo

The Sony Mylo may well be the first relatively high-profile consumer electronics device to incorporate Wind River’s embedded Linux OS.

3. ROAD S101K HandyPC

A phone-computer combo is based on the Linux operating system and Trolltech’s Qtopia GUI, like Sony’s Mylo. It’s a quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE device with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth too.

4. Motorola A1200

A unique and futuristic looking mobile phone. The Linux-based A1200 features a 2 megapixel camera, a TFT-LCD touchscreen display, an Intel PXA270 processor, and Bluetooth.

5. Grundig B700

Some features of the B700 are: 2.4-inch QVGA display, 2-megapixel camera (w/ 4x zoom, LED flash), video capability, MP3 playability, FM radio, Micro SD card, 100 MB internal memory, and Bluetooth.

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