At at Nokia Connections event in Singapore, Nokia has officially introduced its first Intel based MeeGo OS powered smartphone, the Nokia N9. We’ve already showed you a couple of rendered images of Nokia N9, which were leaked earlier. MeeGO OS has been jointly developed by Intel and Nokia. The handset is constructed in a one-piece unibody design, while the body made from polycarbonate material. The handset comes with new Nokia Maps, dedicated Drive app, Dolby Digital Plus support that turns any regular stereo audio into personal surround sound on headphones. The phone will be rocking with MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan.
The new Nokia N9 is having an innovative design with a simple gesture – a swipe. Users can use a lot of swipe based gestures. The homescreen is having 3 panels that you can swipe through, and provides fast access to applications, notifications, social networks, and to switching between activities. The three panels are include: Applications – place for installed apps, Events – for texts and calendar, call notifications and messages from social networking websites, and in the third panel users will get the access of the open applications in a grid of windows, and you will get access to live apps and recently launched apps. Users can pinch and zoom to see either 4 or 9 live apps at a time. The phone isn’t having the regular home keys. so that there would be plenty of space for applications on the touchscreen display of the handset. It seems the handset is lacking Adobe Flash capability.
Nokia N9 Features:
# 3.9-inch AMOLED display with 480 x 854 pixels of resolution, 16:9 true imaging, Gorilla Glass.
# ARM Cortex A8 TI OMAP3630 1GHz Processor.
# PowerVRSGX530 GPU, 512MB ROM, 1GB RAM.
# 8 MP camera with Dual-LED flash, Carl Zeiss optics, 28mm lens.
# 720p HD Video recording @ 30 fps.
# 16GB/ 64GB internal storage.
# Turn-by-turn drive and walk navigation with voice guidance in Maps.
# NFC feature, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, GPS, 3.5mm AV connector, micro USB connector.
# HSDPA Cat10: 14.4Mbps, HSUPA: Cat6 5.76Mbps.
# Angry Birds Magic (with NFC support), Galaxy on Fire 2 and Real Golf 2011 pre-installed games.
# Li-Ion 1520mAh Battery of lasting up to 50 hours (music), 4.5 hours (720p video).
# Size / Weight: 116.45 mm x 61.2 mm x 7.6–12.1 mm (L x W x T) / 76 cm3/ 135 g.
Read: Nokia N9 Full Specifications.
It is having a new web browser, which is powered by WebKit 2 technology, which lets the access to a website even while it is still loading. The HLML5 support brings the rich web applications and offers fast video playback. Users can easily switch between the open windows on the browser.
Price & Availability
Nokia hasn’t announced the release date and price info of the Nokia N9 handset. Check out the videos after the break.