Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia announced not too long ago the release of its first handset running under the Linux-based Maemo 5 platform, the Nokia N900, and it seems that it might push the device on the market by the end of October, the latest news around the Internet suggests. One of the main features of the fresh handheld would be its Internet capability, enhanced by the presence of Nokia's Maemo operating system.
According to a recent article on gsmhelpdesk
, the Nokia N900
is set to make an appearance on the market at the end of October, while featuring a price tag of €599. The high-end N900, which comes as a device placed somewhere between a tablet PC and a smartphone, comes with a wide range of capabilities, and is expected to see a lot of traction on the market, although its price might be as high as stated above.
At the core of N900
lies an ARM 600 MHz processor, which enables the device to deliver multi-tasking functionalities to users. At the same time, the OS also helps it deliver nice speeds even when multiple applications are running on it. The connectivity options included with the handset are also attractive, and we can count here Wi-Fi, quad-band GSM, UMTS and HSPDA.
The specifications list of Nokia N900
also shows a 3.5-inch display that boasts a 480 x 800 pixel resolution, a 5-megapixel photo snapper with LED flash and video recording capabilities, and an internal memory of 32GB. A MicroSD memory card slot enables users to add more storage space into the equation, and they will also enjoy haptic feedback, Bluetooth connectivity, Mini USB port, FM radio with RDS, MP3 player, E-mail support, HTML browser, and more. The Nokia N900
, as many of you may already know, has been announced to come with support for the frequency bands present on T-Mobile's network, which might suggest that the carrier could add it to its lineup in the near future. However, nothing has been officially unveiled yet.