Newest LiMo handsets combine style, durability, and in-demand high-performance functionality
BARCELONA, Spain, February 15, – limofoundation.org™, a global consortium of leading companies from throughout the mobile industry, today announced new LiMo compliant handsets from manufacturers ELSE, NEC, and Panasonic Mobile Communications. These models bring the number of LiMo devices announced to date to fifty.
“We welcome the arrival of these innovative new devices which attest to the richness and versatility of LiMo Platform™,” said Morgan Gillis, executive director of the limofoundation.org. “The continued growth of LiMo devices is further endorsement of LiMo’s vision, mission, and technologies.”
Designed to appeal to consumers seeking elegant, feature-rich handsets, the new models combine next-generation functionality and reliable performance in an array of sleek, sophisticated device designs. Integrating advanced user interface technologies and critical functionality and reliability elements such as keypad-to-touchpad conversion, high-megapixel auto-focus cameras, waterproofing, and extended battery life will ensure a more immersive and impactful mobile experience to consumers using these LiMo Compliant handsets.
Among the new LiMo devices announced today are three models from NEC for NTT DOCOMO:
Also within the extended line up of LiMo devices are three models from Panasonic for NTT DOCOMO:
Also announced today as a LiMo device is the ELSE INTUITION™ handset from ELSE Ltd., which provides a fresh and highly innovative user experience paradigm and advanced functionality while maintaining exceptional ease and simplicity of use.
“These newest handsets demonstrate the effectiveness of the LiMo Platform as a springboard for innovation and differentiation in an increasingly crowded marketplace,” said Kiyohito Nagata of NTT DOCOMO, Chairman of limofoundation.org. “The market-proven technologies found in the LiMo Platform represent unequaled opportunity for extended value for the entire mobile ecosystem – from operators to handset vendors to mobile consumers.”
limofoundation.org was launched in January by mobile industry leaders to provide the mobile industry with an open, consistent Mobile Linux-based handset OS, enabling the development of immersive, next-generation mobile consumer experiences. For full details on LiMo’s presence and activities at MWC, please visit LiMo’s booth in Hall 8, booth 135 as well as the dedicated microsite.
limofoundation.org™ is a dedicated consortium of mobile industry leaders working together within an open and transparent governance model—with shared leadership and shared decision making—to deliver an open and globally consistent handset software platform based upon mobile Linux for use by the whole mobile industry. A full description of limofoundation.org, including its vision, goals, charter, guiding principles, bylaws and membership information, can be found at limofoundation.
docomo PRIME series, docomo STYLE series, docomo SMART series and i-mode are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and/or other countries.