Motorola to ship Linux-based cell phones

Motorola have announced they are going to ship Linux based cell phones including color screens, an MP3 player, a digital camera, a Java VM and a movie player (as well as being a phone 🙂

This would seem to be a blow to Microsoft’s ‘Stinger’ PocketPC Phone Edition based platform, especially coming from a large manufacturer such as Motorola.

Motorola is expecting to ship millions of units, and plans to eventually base even the low-end phones on the Linux platform.

No details on price, but theres more information here.

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