Symbian OS - cp2060

gayheadtibburInternet and Web Development

Feb 5, 2013 (4 years and 4 months ago)

161 views


PREPARED BY

AMNA ZAYED & ABDULLA ABDULQAYYUM

Symbian

OS

1

SYMBIAN:



Symbian


Symbian
OS is an operating system and software platform
that designed for smart phones and maintained by Nokia.


Symbian platform includes a user interface based on S60.


Symbian OS

originally developed to runs exclusively on ARM
processors.


Purpose:


To be an operating system for the smart phones that
support a lot of features and applications


2

HISTORY OF THE SYMBIAN


Symbian OS was developed by symbian
LTD,that

sold it to nokia company in December
2008.


The first announced of symbian was in June
2008 and which officially launched in April
2009


3

VERSIONS


Symbian has released a series of
so
in the following style symbian^1,
symbian^2,…

´
Symbian^1 was the first release of the symbian OS and it was
support the basic platform for the
smart phones.

´
Symbian^2 was the first royalty
-
free version of Symbian

´

Symbian^3 released in feb
-
2010 and designed to be the next
generation
smart phones
platform,
winch
support a lot of new
features like the 2D and 3D graphic architectures ,also its support
the HDMI “external displays”. Its released in sep
-
2010.

The first use of Symbian^3 was over 4
nokia

smart phoned
models
“N8,C6
-
01,E7
-
00,C7
-
00”.

´
Symbian^4 expected to be released in the first half of 2011 but
nokia announced that symbian^4 will not be released, however the
needed improvement will be like an updated for the Symbian^3


4

FEATURES

We will take a three side features and have some
details over them


User interface


Browser


Applications and developments

5

USER INTERFACE


Till the
symbian^3,
symbian was use S60
User
Interface
that designed to be manipulated by a
keyboard
-
like interface.


Symbian^3 includes the Qt framework, which is
now the recommended user interface toolkit for
new applications. Qt can also be installed on older
Symbian devices.


A new
Graphical User Interface
was suggested to be
used by the symbian^4 that support a special
features for the touch based interface.


6

BROWSER AND APPLICATIONS AND
DEVELOPMENTS


browser


Symbian
was the first
Smartphone's
platform that
support
webkit

but earlier the sybmian^3 has more
new
webkits

witch
QT
-

based
browser


Applications and development



Can use a lot of development environments like
python for S60 and adobe Flash , Java me, Flash
Lite
, Ruby, .NET, Web Runtime (WRT) ….

7

FEATURES


We will take one of the
symbian OS version and
have some feature of it
“Symbian^3”


Support multi
-
touch input.


More than one home
screen.


All of the wifi versions
B,G,N.


USB on
-
the
-
go.


FM radio



Adobe flash


ARM CPU architecture


The main files operation
“Copy
, Cut, Paste
”.


Special web
-
kit browser.


POP3,IMAP Email sync
protocols.


Multitasking.


Bluetooth,
skype

, facebook
,….


Support Text document,
Audio, Video, Video
-
conference front video
camera.


8

COMPETITORS


As we know now the Smartphone's become
almost similar in features and its use a
different OS types,


We will talk some about the N8, I
-
phone 4.


We will compare the features of the following”
screen, camera, features and applications

9

COMPETITORS

SYMPIAN^3 THAT’S USED IN N8

I PHONE OS THAT USED IN PHONE 4


Screen:


N8 use 360 x 640 pixels 3.5
-
inch
touch screen.


Camera:

use

powerful 12
-
megapixel camera
and Xenon Flash


Application:

along time there is a lot of application
but its still few and slower to be
compared with the I phone


Features/Quirks

The Nokia N8 features an HDMI port
and Dolby Digital Plus surround
stereo, Xenon Flash, 12 megapixel
camera,
Ovi

Services, 48GB of storage
with a micro SD card, 720p video and
it comes in multiple colors.




Screen

:

use 640 x 960 pixel display, is the same
size as the Nokia N8’s


Camera
:

only use 5
-
megapixels camera



Applications

:

on the iPhone are far superior than those
found on both Android, RIM, Windows
and Symbian


Features
:

The iPhone however pack in Retina
Display technology, applications, glass
casing, three
-
axis gyro sensor, 326ppi
display, games, apps folders, 64GB of
storage and the impressive, power
-
saving, Apple A4 Processor

10

POPULARITY


Statistics published for the second quarter of
2010 showed that
Symbian

devices comprised a
41.2% share of smart mobile devices sold, with
RIM

having 18.2%,
Android

having 17.2%, and
Apple having 15.1% (through
iPhone OS
)


Previous reports on device shipments as
published in February 2010 showed that the
Symbian

devices comprised a 47.2% share of the
smart mobile devices shipped in 2009, with
RIM

having 20.8%, Apple having 15.1% (through
iPhone OS
)

11

UPCOMING


As nokia announced that it will make the
needed improvements like updates for the
symbian^3 and it will not release the
symbian^4 till now


As we said b4 it’s the symbian^4

Witch will support the touch
-
based interface with
more functionality, but Nokia it would be
migrate the symbian to windows phone 7



12

REFERENCES


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbian


http://blog.symbian.org/2010/12/17/symbian
-
foundation
-
is
-
completing
-
its
-
transition
-
to
-
a
-
licensing
-
body/


http://www.knowyourmobile.com/comparisons/512357/no
kia_n8_vs_iphone_4.html


http://www.knowyourmobile.com/comparisons/512358/no
kia_n8_vs_iphone_4.html


13