The Nokia N9 is official, the company’s first MeeGo smartphone. Packing a 3.9-inch 854 x 480 AMOLED capacitive touchscreen into a monoblock polycarbonate chassis, the N9 has pentaband WCDMA for AT&T and T-Mobile USA 3G support, an 8-megapixel Carl Zeiss autofocus camera with 720p HD video recording, and a 1GHz OMAP3630 with PowerVR SGX530 graphics and 1GB of RAM.
The N9 runs MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan, a blend of the company’s MeeGo and Maemo projects. Physical controls are limited to volume and camera: the homescreen is accessed with a swipe, with three panes showing apps, notifications and social networks. There’s turn-by-turn navigation with Nokia Maps, and a dedicated Drive app for in-car use.
Other hardware includes a front-facing camera for video calls, WiFi a/b/g/n, GPS and A-GPS, and Bluetooth 4.0. There’s NFC, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a microUSB port.Storage is either 16GB or 64GB, and Nokia reckons the 1450 mAh battery is good for up to 11hrs GSM talktime or up to 4.5hrs of 720p HD video playback.
The whole thing measures in at 116.45 x 61.2 x 7.6-12.1mm and will be available in pink, black and blue. It’ll arrive in stores later this year, pricing tba.
Make sure to check out our hands-on with the Nokia N9!
- Networks: Pentaband WCDMA 850, 900, 1900, 1700, 2100, Quad band GSM/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
- Speed: HSDPA Cat10: 14.4Mbps, HSUPA: Cat6 5.76Mbps
- Display: 3.9” WVGA (854×480) AMOLED display with curved Gorilla glass, no air gap, anti-glare polarizer
- OS: MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan
- Memory: 1024MB RAM, 16GB/64GB storage
- Camera: 8Mpix auto-focus Carl Zeiss, wide-angle lens, 2x LED flash, Video capturing MPEG-4 SP 720p @ 30fps, 2nd camera for video calls
- Size / Weight: 116.45 mm x 61.2 mm x 7.6–12.1 mm (L x W x T) / 76 cm3/ 135 g
- Connectivity: BT 4.0, GPS, A-GPS, WLAN 802.11abgn, NFC, 3.5mm AV connector, micro USB connector, USB charging
- Processor: ARM Cortex-A8 OMAP3630 1 Ghz, PowerVR SGX530
- Audio: MP3 player, Audio jack: 3.5mm,
- Supported codecs: mp3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, FLAC.
- Battery: 1450 mAh
- Talk time: (GSM/WCDMA) up to 11 h / up to 7 hours
- Standby time: Up to 450 hours (WCDMA), up to 380 hours (GSM)
- Video playback (720P): up to 4.5 hours
- Music playback: up to 50 hours