24352252 story Nokia Preps Linux OS For Low-End Smartphones 199 Posted by Soulskill on Saturday October 01, 2011 @12:52PM from the eggs-in-different-baskets dept. itwbennett writes "Nokia is going after the low-end smartphone market with a Linux-based OS code-named 'Meltemi.' The phones are expected to cost under $100 without subsidies. A Nokia spokesman's no-comment comment went like this: 'Of course, we don't comment on future products or technologies. However, I can say that our Mobile Phones team has a number of exciting projects in the works that will help connect the next billion consumers to the Internet.'"