Over 100 million Symbian S60 devices shipped

Samsung SGH-i400

Nokia announced today at the S60 Summit 2007 that over 100 million devices running the S60 software (built on the Symbian OS) have now shipped across the world. Among the licensees you will find LG and Samsung. Over 55 different devices have been based on this software platform to date.

The flexibility of the S60 software allows for various hardware designs and software configurations, as evidenced by the multitude of S60 devices already available on the market. Through its award-winning user interface, extensive support for new mobile services and the innovation potential for partner solutions, S60 provides an open and scalable business opportunity for mobile operators and 3rd party developers.

The latest version, S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2, was recently released and development on the platform continues.

The latest S60 device was also unveiled at the show. The Samsung SGH-i400 is a tri-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE slider with a 2.3-inch display, a 2MP camera, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP and a microSD slot. It will launch in Russia in July with other European countries to follow.

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