Nokia Symbian / SnapDragon Handset: Coming This Year

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It has recently been revealed that at some point this year a Nokia handset will be launched which will utilize Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor, not only this but it will run the Symbian mobile OS.

Nokia and Qualcomm used to have patent-related issues with each-other, however they finally resolved these in July 2008, therefore there has been more than enough time for both companies to settle their differences and begin working together.

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This handset could be very appealing for two reasons, obviously one major reason is because of the high-performing Snapdragon processor, the second is that the Symbian platform has a new lease of life as it is now open-source.

Many Nokia N97 customers were frustrated with the poor performance which this handset delivered, however this handset ran Symbian OS 9.4 and featured a 434 MHz ARM11 processor. Imagine how the Nokia N97 could run if it featured a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor along with a new and improved Symbian OS.

Do you like sound of a Nokia handset running Symbian and being powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor?

Source: IntoMobile