Symbian OS is an advanced, market-leading, open operating system used by the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturers. It is designed specifically for the requirements of advanced 3G mobile phones and beyond, and combines the power of an integrated applications environment with mobile telephony, bringing advanced data services to the mass market. To date, Symbian OS has been shipped in over 200 million mobile phones since 1998.

Reprinted in its entirety from ARM IQ Vol. 7, No. 4, 2008