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Symbian OS v9.3 goes gold

Chris Ziegler

My, how you've grown, Symbian. For those of us that have followed the platform since its EPOC roots, it's with a tear in our eye that we hear version 9.3 of the veteran smartphone operating system has gone out the door. Although something of a maintenance release, the new cut has a little something for everybody: native support for WiFi, over-the-air firmware updates (FOTA), USB 2.0 on-the-go, HSDPA, push to talk, and improved memory management are among the listed improvements. Apparently, v9.3 has been kickin' around for a while behind the scenes, as a Freescale / S60 reference platform is immediately available and Symbian claims handsets are already in development for 2007 releases -- we suppose the v9.1-based N73 will have to suffice until then.

[Via Reg Hardware]

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