Linux set to dominate mobile market by 2015

Analyst group ABI Research has predicted that Linux will account for over 62 per cent of the market for non-smartphone mobile devices by 2015. “The number of Linux-oriented initiatives recently seen in the mobile industry indicates that Linux will be a key technology in the next generation of netbooks, media tablets, and other mobile devices,” commented the report’s author Victoria Fodale.

In its report, the group states its belief that despite the growing number of Linux variants in the mobile devices market, their unification around a base of upstream components gives vendors the best possible outcome of sharing costs whilst still differentiating their offerings to the market place.

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