Friday, July 1, 2011

Nokia N9: Nokia's latest FOSS phone

After the mixed success of the Nokia N900(Maemo5), Nokia has recently announced their next open source OSed phone the Nokia N9. And this time the OS is MeeGo. MeeGo is the fruit of a joint effort by Intel and Nokia to produce one OS that works across all platforms. From smartphones to netbooks to ICE devices, MeeGo promises to bring them all together and make the world even smaller.

For those of you who don't know Meego is created by merging Moblin and Maemo, this distribution is designed for smartphones, netbooks, entry level desktop computers and in-vehicle entertainment systems. It's open source too.

Phone Specs:


General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
Announced 2011, June
Status Coming soon
Size Dimensions 116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm, 76 cc
Weight 135 g
Display Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 854 pixels, 3.9 inches
- Gorilla glass display
- Anti-glare polariser
- Multi-touch input method
- Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
- Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Dolby Mobile sound enhancement; Dolby Headphone support
Memory Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records Yes
Internal 16/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Card slot No
Data GPRS Class 33
EDGE Class 33
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.7 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Infrared port No
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
Camera Primary 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, dual LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, face detection, touch-focus
Video Yes, 720p@30fps
Secondary Yes
Features OS MeeGo OS, v1.2 Harmattan
CPU 1GHz Cortex A8 CPU, PowerVR SGX530 GPU, TI OMAP 3630 chipset
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS feeds
Radio No
Games Angry Birds Magic (NFC), Galaxy on Fire 2, Real Golf 2011; downloadable
Colors Black, Cyan, Magenta
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support; Ovi Maps
Java Yes, MIDP 2.1
- MicroSIM card support only
- SNS integration
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Digital compass
- TV-out
- NFC support
- Dolby Digital Plus
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA/FLAC player
- MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
- Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), PDF viewer
- Video/photo editor
- Voice memo/command/dial
- Predictive text input (Swype)
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1450 mAh (BV-5JW)
Stand-by Up to 380 h (2G) / Up to 450 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 11 h (2G) / Up to 7 h (3G)
Music play Up to 50 h

 Image courtesy slashgear.com

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2 comments:

tahera said...

Whats its price in India?

DiLin Anand said...

Unfortunately it's not being released in India,, sad

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