Link 2 Mobile. Symbian's operating system still dominated the market this phone until mid-2010. But wait another five years, its dominance will end when the widespread adoption of Linux in mobile phones famous.
This raised the projected by future market analyst from ABI Research in a study titled "Linux for Mobile Devices."
Linux-based platforms such as Android and Google Chrome made OS, Palm's webOS, or MeeGo result of cooperation between Nokia and Intel, is projected to dominate the non-smartphone handset market in later 2015.
ABI Research estimates that the base Linux OS will be installed on 62% non-smartphone phones. This prediction is based on the growth momentum of Linux-based mobile phone which has started to show the trend in the market.
"The number of Linux-oriented initiatives that seen in the mobile market today indicates that Linux will become the key technology of the netbook, tablet media, and other mobile devices in the next generation," explained a senior analyst with ABI Victoria Fodale, like quotes from Information Week, Monday ( 19/07/2010).
Fodale mention, though a quick phone market seem scattered, but actually most mobile devices united by Linux and upstream components. Especially the Linux kernel that possibly many vendors to share their research and development costs.