Why nobody’s made a successful Linux-based phone yet

Preview interview subject Jack Wallen weighs in on the Librem 5 phone, which will run Linux (it’s produced by Purism).

Mobile hardware is a tough market to crack. Especially here in the United States. But I’m curious if a device like this is more viable in developing markets. Assuming the hardware isn’t too expensive. And assuming the project gets funded (it’s not even at 20% of its crowd-sourcing goal yet, as I write this).

Why nobody’s made a successful Linux-based phone yet