Infosync Reports: “The FCC has done it again: Motorola has now received approval for its new A920 tri-band GSM/GPRS/UMTS phone which runs on Symbian OS, sports GPS, and has a digital camera.
Although Motorola has previously experimented extensively with various solutions to enable advanced functionality in it’s mobile devices, a recent decision to use Linux in its new A760 smartphone caused a bit of a stir. The decision rapidly lead to speculations as to whether Motorola would remain dedicated to Symbian consortium for which it was a founding member – but the latest turn of events are sure put an end to those speculations.
U.S. regulatory organ FCC has now approved the Motorola A920, a tri-band GSM/GPRS/UMTS 900/1800/1900/2100 MHz device which runs on Symbian OS with the UIQ platform atop: the exact same combination as used in Sony Ericsson’s P800. According to the user manual found on the FCC web site, the Motorola A920 is first and foremostly aimed at 3G operator Three (3), and is unlikely to be released on any other 3G network prior to 3’s. ”