Nokia N9 Wrap-up: Specs, Price, Availability
GADG summed up everything the Nokia N9 are packing.
If you’re in the search for a new smartphone, the upcoming N9 model from Nokia might just be the perfect choice for you. Slated for a release sometime this year, the N9 – also known as Nokia N9-00 – is a cool-looking handset with superb screen display and a fluidic body design.
Few of the phone’s features were first revealed during the Nokia Connection event that was held at Singapore. The company announced that the forthcoming device will be loaded with the new Meego OS, which is expected to give N9 a stronger edge over its competitors. It will also provide users with great fan support and millions of applications available in OVI store. Unlike other Android touch screen phones, the Nokia N9 is believed to have a much better user interface, making itself the future leader in the smartphone market.
Below are the Nokia N9 details which you might find interesting:
Phone Size: 116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm, 76 cc (dimensions); 135 g (weight)
CPU: 1GHz Cortex A8 CPU, PowerVR SGX530 GPU, TI OMAP 3630 chipset
OS: MeeGo OS, v1.2 Harmattan
Browser: WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS feeds
Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Display: An AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16million colors. It features a 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass display, anti-glare polariser, multi-touch input method, proximity sensor for auto turn-off, and an accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate.
Display Size: 480 x 854 pixels, 3.9 inches
Sound: Capable of playing MP3 and WAV ringtones, with Dolby Headphone and Dolby Digital Plus support.
Networks: 2G (GSM 850/900/1800/1900), 3G (HSDPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100), Bluetooth (v2.1 with A2DP, EDR), GPRS, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot)
Memory: 1 GB RAM; 16GB internal memory (expandable up to 64GB)
Camera: 8 mega-pixel Carl Zeiss optics with 4x Zoom, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, and dual LED flash. Supports geo-tagging, face detection, and touch-focus.
Video: 720p HD recording @30fps
Battery: Li-Ion 1450 mAh (BV-5JW). Can support standby time of 380 hours, 660 minutes of talktime, and 50 hours of music playing.
Games: Angry Birds Magic, Galaxy on Fire 2, Real Golf 2011; downloadable games
JAVA Applications: 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, Swype.
The Nokia N9 will be available in three different colors: Black, magenta and cyan. Consumers can either purchase the 16GB or the 64GB version of the smartphone. The price details were not yet official, but it is believed that N9’s 16GB version will be retailed for $660, while the 64GB version for $749.
Based from a source close to the manufacturer, the Nokia N9 is slated for a launch around September-October 2011. The initial list of countries where the smartphone will be available includes: China, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Singapore, Russia and some European countries. No reports yet whether N9 will hit the shelves of USA, UK & India.