Indeed, it has a similar unibody polycarbonite shell along with the same curved AMOLED display. But on probing further, we found that the differences between the two go far beyond just operating systems. Here we compare the two devices side by side.… Read more
We've seen how Nokia tests the durability of its phones, but how about putting them together?
With Nokia World almost upon us, the Finnish company has uploaded a YouTube video of the making of its MeeGo-powered N9. The phone's OS may be dead upon arrival, but we're still drooling over the N9's looks since its first unveiling at CommunicAsia 2011 in Singapore.
Watch how the polycarbonate chassis and curved display get assembled in the video below:
Nokia has finally started shipping its flagship N9 smartphone. But customers in the U.S. won't be able to get their hands on the device.
The Nokia N9 comes with a curved design and 3.9-inch AMOLED display. The device comes in three colors--black, cyan, and magenta--and offers storage of 16GB or 64GB. The handset also boasts an 8-megapixel camera and the ability to capture "HD-quality video."
With the help of a new partner, Nokia is planning to launch more than 300 mobile apps for its smartphones over the next year.
Announced today, the team-up with Polar Mobile will see Nokia smartphone apps specificially from a variety of global media companies, including Advertising Age, Wired UK, Kompas, Globe and Mail, Shanghai Daily, and 7DAYS.
The apps will be available to current owners of Symbian smartphones, the new Nokia N9, and to upcoming Nokia devices running Microsoft's Windows Phone. The first 50 apps will debut next month for Symbian and be accessible through Nokia's Ovi Store.… Read more
Nokia will not be launching its anticipated N9 smartphone in the U.S., a new report from Engadget claims.
"After the very positive reception to the launch of the Nokia N9, the product is now being rolled out in countries around the world," Nokia reportedly wrote to Engadget. "At this time we will not be making it available in the U.S."
Nokia did not immediately respond to CNET's request for confirmation of Engadget's report.
Nokia announced the N9 in June. The device comes with a 3.9-inch AMOLED touch display and offers versions with storage of 16GB and 64GB. The smartphone comes in three colors--black, cyan, and magenta--and boasts an 8-megapixel camera with autofocus and "HD-quality video capture."… Read more
On Call runs every two weeks, alternating between answering reader questions and discussing hot topics in the cell phone world.
It's been a few months since I've used On Call to answer reader questions, but this week offered the perfect opportunity. Being that tomorrow, June 29, is the fourth birthday of the merger has produced a lot of reader questions on the status of unlimited data plans, and the recent introduction of the Nokia N9 has cause … Read more, I wanted to tackle a great query on replacing a lost Apple device. Plus, the ongoing AT&T-T-Mobile
Each June, cell phone manufacturers from across Asia journey to Singapore for the annual CommunicAsia show. Though not quite as big as Mobile World Congress, CommunicAsia still offers plenty of wireless sights. And as they've always done, our colleagues at CNET Asia were out in force in their home town to cover the latest and greatest gadgets. Their full package will show you everything you need to know--including their top cell phone picks--but we're happy to offer the highlights here.Nokia N9
Finnish mobile giant Nokia introduced its latest smartphone, the Nokia N9, today. We at Crave Asia managed to try the new MeeGo smartphone at the Nokia booth at CommunicAsia in Singapore. Here are our early impressions of this sleek-looking mobile.
Weighing just about 4.7 ounces and measuring less than half an inch, the N9 comes in either a 16GB or 64GB configuration. The phone feels great in our hands, and the curved 3.9-inch Corning Gorilla glass AMOLED screen looks fantastic. The display runs at a 16:9 FWVGA (854x480 pixels) resolution.
Nokia has also clarified that the polycarbonate used for the N9's chassis is colored throughout, which means that if there's a scratch, there would be no change in color. The polycarbonate body may seem a little "cheap," but it gives the handset a funky look. The N9 will come in three colors--black, cyan, and magenta. … Read more
The otherwise staid and professional Jason Hiner joins us from TechRepublic to discuss important issues like the amazing Yonanna machine, which turns your banana into froyo just like that! Ok, ok, in tech news, a 19-year-old is arrested in the UK, but LulzSec says he's just the IRC moderator. Sounds important to us. Plus, your Facebook and Twitter posts will haunt you for seven years, just like your bad credit card purchases.Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360)… Read more
Nokia has unveiled a new smartphone in the company's flagship N-series.
Dubbed the Nokia N9, the device comes with a curved design and a 3.9-inch AMOLED display. According to Nokia, the N9 will come in three colors--black, cyan, and magenta--and offer storage of 16GB and 64GB. The smartphone will ship with an 8-megapixel camera that allows for autofocus and "HD-quality video capture."
Unlike its predecessor, the Nokia N8, the N9 is based on MeeGo, a Linux-based mobile operating system that … Read more