Samsung officially confirms that they are dumping Symbian ?

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Well it looks like it’s now sort-of official. According to Jean-Philippe Illarine, Marketing Director at Samsung Mobile France, the South-Korea giant is no longer going to produce Symbian based phones. When asked about the future roadmap:

« aucun terminal Symbian à date dans la liste des prochains smartphones à venir »

« Notre roadmap de produits pour le premier trimestre 2010 ne comporte pas de smartphone Symbian »

There are no Symbian device in Samsung’s Q1/Q2 2010 roadmap so far.

There are 3 Android devices planned for an early 2010 (February) release thought.
When asked if Samsung was going to leave the Symbian Foudation, he answered that it’s to earl to say and that theses kind of decision are made at the Korean HQ.

Source: Mobinaute

  • Y314K

    “There are 3 Android devices planned for an early 2010 (February) release ”

    Is one of this devices the Google VoIP Device…

    Cause I am pegging the release time for the GVIPD for Feb. 2010… Just from the rummor push for Android from Google..

  • Y314K

    “There are 3 Android devices planned for an early 2010 (February) release ”

    Is one of this devices the Google VoIP Device…

    Cause I am pegging the release time for the GVIPD for Feb. 2010… Just from the rummor push for Android from Google..

  • admin

    I don’t know. Remember that this was announced in France where Google Voice isn’t available.

  • admin

    I don’t know. Remember that this was announced in France where Google Voice isn’t available.

  • Y314K

    I would prefer a HTC made Google VoIP device…

    And from this post… We might just might get it…lol

    http://phandroid.com/2009/11/19/google-phone-by-htc-early-2010/

    Guess I am lock in wait mode again… Which I already was for the HTC Passion…

  • Y314K

    I would prefer a HTC made Google VoIP device…

    And from this post… We might just might get it…lol

    http://phandroid.com/2009/11/19/google-phone-by-htc-early-2010/

    Guess I am lock in wait mode again… Which I already was for the HTC Passion…