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A Linux smartphone market update from China’s E28

Mar 30, 2006 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 2 views recently caught up with E28 founder Roger Kung, who discussed E28's vision of the global mobile phone market; the promise of WiFi phones and FMC (fixed mobile convergence); and E28's low-cost Linux smartphone strategy and five new Linux phones for Asia, Europe, and the US.

Kung formerly led Motorola's mobile phone operation in Asia, which grew from annual sales of $200 million to $4 billion on his watch. He retired from Motorola in 2002 to found E28, with the vision of pioneering the development of smartphones based on Linux. E28 subsequently shipped the world's first smartphone based on Linux, we believe.

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A Linux smartphone market update from China's E28

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