[quote]As can be seen by nouveau and the ARM GPU drivers clearly surpassing their closed counterparts. In particular Linux on the iPhone runs rings around iOS.[/quote]
A great portion of the iPhone hardware, including the SoC, is manufactured by Samsung. The same Samsung which has Android systems that are running circles around iOS in terms of sales and performance in the phone market.
Linux-based smartphones are now enjoying a 70% market share in the world market. A stunt that was unthinkable back when Symbian phones held that position just a few years ago.