Symbian launches Symbian OS v7.0s at Exposium03
Symbian OS enhanced with new networking capabilities, Java MIDP 2.0, multimedia framework & new language variants
London, UK - 29 April 2003 – Symbian Ltd today announce the launch of the latest version of Symbian OS, the global open industry standard operating system for advanced mobile phones. Symbian OS is licensed by the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturers including Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Siemens and Sony Ericsson.
The development of this latest Symbian OS release, Symbian OS v7.0s, demonstrates that Symbian continues to deliver Symbian OS in step with the needs of Symbian OS licensees and the broader mobile industry. Symbian has delivered Symbian OS v7.0s to its licensees earlier this year. Symbian OS licensees will make announcements regarding products based on Symbian OS v7.0s in due course.
Symbian has enhanced Symbian OS in four particular areas:
“Symbian continues to enhance Symbian OS as the global open industry standard for advanced mobile phones by delivering timely enhancements to Symbian OS in step with needs of Symbian OS licensees and the wider mobile industry,” said Morten Grauballe, VP Product line Management, Symbian. “The enhancements deployed in Symbian OS v7.0s will enable application developers and network operators to offer more advanced, entertaining and productivity-enhancing applications, content and services, making Symbian OS phones even more attractive to users.”
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Symbian is a software licensing company which develops and licenses Symbian OS, the global open industry standard operating system for advanced, data-enabled mobile phones.
Symbian has licensed Symbian OS to the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers including Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Siemens and Sony Ericsson. Publicly announced products based on Symbian OS include the BenQ P30, Samsung SGH-D700, Siemens SX-1, NTT DoCoMo FOMA F2051 built by Fujitsu, Sony Ericsson P800 Smartphone, Nokia 9200 Communicator range as well as the 7650, 3650 and N-Gage.
Symbian has its global headquarters in London, United Kingdom with development sites in Europe and Asia. Symbian’s shareholders are Ericsson, Panasonic, Motorola, Nokia, Psion, Samsung, Siemens and Sony Ericsson.
For further information about Symbian, please see www.symbian.com