By August 27, 2009

N900 and Maemo Officially Announced



Nokia made the N900 and Maemo 5 official today and it looks like the Finnish giant finally has something to compete with Google’s and Apples popular offerings. Further details to emerge at Nokia World on the 2nd September but expect to see this device hit the shelves in October.

To go with the announcement, Nokia have released a flashy site showing all the hotness of this new device and you can expect more devices in a wide range of shapes and sizes to be announced later in the year.

Head over to and bask in what frankly looks like a fantastic platform. Then checkout the promotional videos and keep an eye out for a hands on at Nokia World in September.

The list of specs is impressive and includes:

  • ARM Cortex-A8 600 MHz processor with 256MB of RAM (and 768MB of virtual memory)
  • Maemo 5 OS
  • Flash 9.4 support
  • Up to 1GB of application memory
  • OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics acceleration
  • 32GB of internal storage
  • MicroSDHC card slot
  • WiFi (b/g) (includes UPnP support)
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
  • HSDPA connectivity (triband WCDMA 900/1700/2100 and quadband GSM)
  • 10mb\ 2mb Download\ Upload speed
  • 5 megapixel digital camera with Carl Zeiss optics
  • Dual LED flash
  • 3.5 inch WVGA (800 x 480) touch screen
  • FM transmitter
  • Integrated A-GPS
  • 3.5 mm AV jack (audio and TV-out)
  • DLNA Support
  • Nokia BL-5J battery with 1320 mAh capacity


Via Nokia

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