Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Oct 2011 20:38 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Sources tell us that Nokia is developing a Linux-based replacement for its S40 phones, called Meltemi. The news was leaked, accurately, by the Wall Street Journal last week. Now we can confirm it. The thinking is that a Linux-based replacement for S40 will allow developers to tap into proven development tools - and Qt. The April memo referred to Meltemi as a platform for 'rich Featurephones' and stated that development will be centered in Ulm, Germany. There's no U-turn, however. Meltemi had been long-been touted as a richer successor to S40. Windows phones will occupy the budget smartphone segment, not Linux."
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by fran on Wed 5th Oct 2011 22:47 UTC
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Maybe i don't know what i'm talking about but how many QT developers is going to want to develop applications targeted to a budget worldwide featurephone market whom 90% don't even have a credit cards (ok maybe advertising type sponsored apps).

And if they decide to develop it, it probably wont be any big budget project because it wont pay for itself.

Edited 2011-10-05 22:49 UTC

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