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Nokia Unveils N900 Tablet with Maemo 5


Posted on August 27th, by Kim Poh Liaw in archive. 9 comments

Nokia has decided to announce its N900 tablet before the Nokia World next week, which featuring Linux-based Maemo software and a full touch screen. Running on the new Maemo 5 software, the Nokia N900 supports multi tasking and packs a powerful ARM Cortex-A8 processor, up to 1GB of application memory and OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics acceleration. The Nokia N900 has 32GB of storage, which is expandable up to 48GB via a microSD card.

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The new Nokia N900 also features a WVGA resolution touch screen, HSPA and WLAN wireless data connection. Messaging on the N900 can be done with a full physical slide-out QWERTY keyboard. Setting up email happens with only a few touches and the Nokia Messaging service mobilizes up to 10 personal email accounts. Text message or IM exchanges with friends are shown in one view and all conversations are organized as separate windows.

The Nokia N900 will be available in select markets from October 2009 with an estimated retail price of EUR 500 excluding sales taxes and subsidies. The Nokia N900 will be displayed at Nokia World, Stuttgart, on September 2.

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  • LOL

    Too bad it’s years behind apple.

  • Karl

    yeah, 5 megapixels with flash, full flash 9, keyboard, wvga screen, and multitasking is spool many years behind apple, right ‘LOL’???

  • voodoo vince

    Years behind apple because the screen is resistive, this is a pile of suckage waiting to fail.

  • http://www.handbagsretailers.com koko

    The new Nokia N900 is good1

  • p3ngwin

    what’s the music in the last video ?

  • quadro

    apple sucks
    forever
    :)

  • quadro

    capacity-screen in not GOD…
    capacity-screen is more inaccurate…
    capacity-screen needs special stylo…
    resistive-screen in quite good…
    :)

  • to quadro

    made my day :DDD
    you are joking, right?

  • quadro

    When comparing the Nokia N900 to Apple’s iPhone, there are clearly many similarities. However, there’s one big difference, at least up until recently: The iPhone exists to ensure that Apple’s services and software will reach a portable audience also in the future, while the Nokia N900 will exist to pave the way for the LTE era. We seriously hope that Vodafone, Verizon Wireless and other carriers that are planning to roll out LTE early will embrace Maemo soon, as that would give 4G services a flying start.