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Android Beats Linux Netbook Boot Times

Those curious about the netbook industry are taking a good look at Android after a recent video by Samsung software developer GeunSik Lim benchmarked it at a mere 13 seconds, faster than both Linux Fedora 10 and Ubuntu Netbook 9.04.

The video shows the netbooks booting up simultaneously and makes it quite clear that Android takes the lead, all set to intense music. Take a look:

Does this mean Samsung is going to look into Android for an OS in the near future? The manufacturer has already signaled its interest to double its presence in the netbook market, and maybe Android is a path it means to take to get there.

We’ll be paying special attention in the next few months, so be sure to stay tuned. As June’s Computex electronics show nears, the netbook race is set to get very exciting.

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