LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-08-04
 
 
 

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones

Mobile phone vendors Motorola, NEC and Panasonic have unveiled seven Linux-based smart phones for the LiMo Foundation. Review a sneak peek of all seven LiMo Linux smart phones in this eWEEK slide show.

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - Motorola Motozine ZN5

Motorola Motozine ZN5
The ZN5 is Motorola's newest LiMo phone. The 5-megapixel ZN5 is a true phone/camera hybrid, featuring a sliding plate to expose or cover the lens. The camera leverages Kodak's imaging technology and Perfect Touch technology to provide higher-quality photos. The gadget boasts 350MB of available memory, though a removable 4GB memory card is optional.

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - Motorola Motozine ZN5

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA 906i from NEC

NTT Docomo FOMA 906i from NEC
The NTT Docomo FOMA 906i is the marquee model of the NEC 906i series. All of the phones in this series are designed for optimal video viewing and include mobile TV, HSDPA (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access) data access, GPS location information, international roaming and mobile banking capabilities. The 906i has a 5.2-megapixel camera with antishake technology.

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA 906i from NEC

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA 906i??ü from NEC

NTT Docomo FOMA 906i??ü from NEC
At 12.9 millimeters, NEC's NTT Docomo FOMA 906i??ü is the superslim sister model of the 906i family. Like the 906i, its 3.2-megapixel camera boasts antishake technology.

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA 906i??ü from NEC

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA 906iL from NEC

NTT Docomo FOMA 906iL from NEC
NEC's NTT Docomo FOMA 906iL is a mobile broadband handset compatible with NTT's Home U service, which connects to high-speed WLANs in homes for packet communication at up to 54M bps. This fixed-mobile convergence technology allows some Docomo FOMA handsets to download large volumes of data, including video, at broadband speed.

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA 906iL from NEC

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA N706i from NEC

NTT Docomo FOMA N706i from NEC
The NEC NTT Docomo FOMA N706i is another slim phone. This sleek gadget was co-developed by NEC with BALS' home furnishing brand Francfranc. It supports "One Segment" mobile TV and is compatible with advanced services such as HSDPA and 3G/GSM international roaming in 159 countries.

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA N706i from NEC

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA P906i from Panasonic

NTT Docomo FOMA P906i from Panasonic
The Docomo FOMA P906i from Panasonic features a 5.1-megapixel camera equipped with face detection, autofocus and autoexposure.

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA P906i from Panasonic

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA P706i??ü from Panasonic

NTT Docomo FOMA P706i??ü from Panasonic
At 9.8 mm, the NTT Docomo FOMA P706i??ü from Panasonic is the slimmest of the new LiMo phones. The interface and sound were developed in collaboration with noted creative house TGB Design.

LiMos New Linux-Based Smart Phones - NTT Docomo FOMA P706i??ü from Panasonic

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