Nokia to use ARM chip in first MeeGo device

Shane McGlaun - May 31, 2010, 5:07 am CDT
Nokia to use ARM chip in first MeeGo device

We have already talked about Nokia’s MeeGo OS on a few occasions. Last week we learned that MeeGo v1.0 for netbooks and the Nokia N900 smartphone had launched. Nokia is expecting MeeGo to be adopted by other manufactures wince the OS is offered as an open source option for devices.

The Inquirer has sat down with Nokia VP Alberto Torres for a chat about MeeGo and the first Nokia devices to run the new OS. Strangely, with MeeGo being an OS under development in partnership between Nokia and Intel, the first Nokia device to use MeeGo will run an ARM chip.

The Inquirer reports that MeeGo isn’t for Intel Atom chips, which as a commenter below points out isn’t exactly accurate. The first Nokia product to use MeeGo will land later this year and will be aimed at rich multimedia use.

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