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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RE[3]: qt developers
by zima on Thu 6th Oct 2011 21:22 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: qt developers"
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If the UI is "all Qt" it might even be Qt Embedded, even more lightweight.

(and check my other post nearby, linking to some recent S40 handsets which already have comparable - or even sort of better - hardware than what you list)

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