Nokia Unveils N900 Tablet with Maemo 5
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.
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.