Nokia and others launching “iphone-like” gear by Q2 2008?

This is what the cellphone industry needs, competitive! And you can thank Apple for this. More phones produced, with more functionality, and for a lower cost. This is what we need!

This is what the cellphone industry needs, competitive! And you can thank Apple for this. More phones produced, with more functionality, and for a lower cost. This is what we need!

Nokia and others launching "iphone-like" gear by Q2 2008? Taiwan’s OEM reporting pulse — DigiTimes — claims that handset makers Asustek, BenQ, Compal and Arima Communications are all "aggressively developing iPhone-like products" for 2008. According to their sources, the devices will run on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile platform and target business markets with features such as 3G and GPS. DigiTimes‘ sources also claim that Nokia will release its Symbian-based "iPhone-like handset" in the first half of 2008. True or not, that’s a lot of Apple hate-bait to swallow this early in the morning.


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