LG GW990 smartphone to run MeeGo Linux
I normally stay away from covering smartphones at Liliputing. But when the smartphone in question is a tablet-sized device with an x86-based Intel Moorestown CPU, a huge display, and also happens to be one of the first devices slated to run the new MeeGo Linux operating system? Yeah, that warrants a mention.
Gearlog reports that the LG GW990 will be based on MeeGo. Right now the pre-release version of phone features a custom user interface on top of Moblin Linux, so it won’t be a huge stretch to move to MeeGo, which is basically what we’re going to have when the Moblin and Maemo folks finish combining their code.
There’s not much more information about the platform, but the GW990 is a rather unusual phone with a 4.8 inch, 1024 x 480 pixel display and an 1850mAh battery good for 4 hours of talk time.