Before the Nokia world conference kick starts later this month,the new product announcements were made by nokia themselves.Hot in the heels after announcing their entry into PC market,nokia now have made a maemo-5 phone N900,which probably i think would ditch symbian.i didnt find any reason why nokia bought symbian foundation last year for 500 million$.Anyway have look at Nokia N900 and its new OS.Really,It looks promising.
Here is a hands on video:
- ARM Cortex-A8 600MHz processor with up to 1GB of application memory (256MB RAM and 768MB of virtual memory).
- 3.5 inch widescreen, 800 x 480 pixels resolution, resistive touch.
- Dimensions of 110.9 x 59.8 x 18mm (19.5mm at camera), weight of 181g. This is shorter, but wider, thicker and heavier than the N97 (117 x 55.3 x 15.9mm at 150g). It’s significantly smaller than the N810 (72 x 128 x 14mm at 226g), the previous Maemo device.
- Horziontal slider form factor with 3 line QWERTY keyboard on the lower slide and integrated (around the camera) device ‘kick’ stand.
- WiFi (b/g) (includes UPnP support) and HSDPA connectivity (triband WCDMA 900/1700/2100 and quadband GSM).
- 5 megapixel main camera (2.8 aperture, 5.2 focal length, dual LED flash and video light), with Carl Zeiss Tessar optics, video capture at WVGA (800 x 480) at up to 25 frames per second. Camera supports geotagging, tagging with keyword and ability to share to Ovi and Flickr.
- Integrated GPS with A-GPS.
- Integrated FM transmitter.
- Bluetooth 2.1, including full support for stereo headsets (A2DP and AVRCP).
- Nokia 3.5mm AV connector for audio input/output and TV-Out.
- microUSB for connectivity and charging.
- 32GB of internal flash storage, microSD card slot.
- Nokia BL-5J battery with 1320 mAh capacity.
- Runs Maemo 5; Nokia say, ‘Maemo brings the power of computer to mobile devices. Designed with the Internet at its core. Linux-based Maemo software takes us into a new era of mobile computing’.
- Browser (Fennec) powered by Mozilla technology, supports full Flash 9.4 and AJAX.
- Customisable ‘panorama’ desktop and multi-window task switcher.
- Unified communications and address book: voice calls, internet calls, instant messages and SMS. Includes the ability to merge phonebook, Skype contacts and other contacts into a single address book.
- Ability to share status, location with friends, keep multiple IM and SMS converstions going and move between them.
- Nokia Messaging pre-installed, mobilise up to 10 personal email accounts. Includes quasi-push email and rich HTML support.
- Video playback H.264, MPEG-4, XviD: up to WVGA (800 x 480) at 25 frames per second; WMV: VGA resolution at 30 frames persecond; Flash.
- Video streaming in the browser.
- Music playback formats include MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, M4A, WAV, WMA.
The N900 will be demoed at Nokia World, in Stuttgart, next week, where Nokia will reveal further details about the device and the Maemo 5 platform.