Classy Nokia N9 makes appearance on video

Classy Nokia N9 makes appearance on video
If ever a video made a phone look like it belonged with the Park Avenue crowd, it is this little clip for the Nokia N9. One caveat about the video-the OS you see on the phone, the S60, will not be on the unit when it ships. Last week, Nokia confirmed that after the N8, Symbian software will not be used to power any more of the Nseries. Instead, the Finnish based manufacturer will be looking at using MeeGo which is the love child between Nokia's Linux based Maemo and Intel's Moblin. Instead of focusing on the software, just check out how well the hardware looks from the gold plated bezel to the rounded corners. Sure, there are scratches on the unit-it is a prototype after all-but you can almost feel the heft of the phone in your hand. Last week, the N9 was spotted featuring an 8MP camera with duel LED flash and a front facing camera with an LED flash, a landscape sliding QWERTY keyboard, a display with resolution of 640 x 360 and under the hood is connectivity for the 850/1900 MHz bands of UMTS/HSDPA.

source: BGR (video), (specs)


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18 Comments

1. ilia1986 unregistered

lol 2008: Nokia releasing a candy-bar device with a new version of Symbian, to compete with the iPhone (5800), and announcing another phone with a qwerty keyboard and a sliding form-factor (N97). Both devices turned to be horrible. Especially compared to the iPhone. 2010: Nokia releasing a candy-bar device with a new version of Symbian, to compete with the iPhone (N8), and announcing another phone with a qwerty keyboard and a sliding form-factor (N9). Both devices turned to be.. Who said history didn't repeat itself.

2. shanky

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 23, 2010

lol...... tats so bad.....hahahhaa...

3. imad_3

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 29, 2010

This is the same phone that was leaked in a photo abt a year ago. Here is the link to the pic:http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/Is-this-the-Nokia-N98-article-a_9537.html

4. mdw92581

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 25, 2010

No Smartphone should show a checkerboard in the browser at this point in time.

5. ilia1986 unregistered

I absolutely agree with just one minor correction - no smartphone should show a checkerboard in the browser ever since 2007 when the original iPhone was introduced (and it didn't show that). My nokia 5800 does. And it was made way after 2007. I hate nokia.

6. elpuser

Posts: 50; Member since: Nov 26, 2009

Nothing is perfect you guys

7. ilia1986 unregistered

While you're right - thats a poor excuse for a company which was the top cell-phone maker up until 2007. If I was good at making blue cars - which were the best blue cars ever made - and some guy came and started making green cars - which were a different type of car - but much much better than any blue car can ever be - and I decided to compete with this guy who makes green cars - by making a green car myself - I need to damn well ensure that the green car I introduce into the market is at least as good as his - if not better. Thats not even business rules. Thats children's logic.

8. jpropin

Posts: 152; Member since: May 20, 2010

"While you're right - thats a poor excuse for a company which was the top cell-phone maker up until 2007" uh ilia, me thinks you better check your facts...... In mobile phone handsets, in Q3/2009, Nokia was the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones, with a global device market share of 37.8%, followed by Samsung (21.0%), LG Electronics (11.0%), Sony Ericsson (4.9%) and Motorola (4.7%). These manufacturers accounted for over 80% of all mobile phones sold at that time. Need a towel to wipe the egg off your face? If you don't like something, thats cool. Everbody has their personal preferences and biases, but when you play hard and loose with the facts it tends to make people not pay attention to any of your opinions.

9. ilia1986 unregistered

Oh forgive me for being unclear on the matter. When I said "top" I meant best. I think that now it should be obvious.

10. jpropin

Posts: 152; Member since: May 20, 2010

"Oh forgive me for being unclear on the matter. When I said "top" I meant best. I think that now it should be obvious" That is your opinion, not a fact. Nice try to recover from your statement, but the egg is still dripping.

11. ilia1986 unregistered

That is not an opinion. No nokia phone has anything even remotely close to either the Android or the iPhone platform. That is a fact. I am surprised there is still someone left who somehow believes differently. Maybe that egg you keep mentioning actually fell on your head. Better clean it up.

12. jpropin

Posts: 152; Member since: May 20, 2010

A fact according to who? You? "While you're right - thats a poor excuse for a company which was the top cell-phone maker up until 2007" Wiggle...Wiggle....Wiggle...Wiggle I know you hate Nokia because you had a bad experience with the 5800 and thats fine. I'm sure alot of people hate it. Quite sure alot of people like it too or else it would not have sold as much as it has and continues too, despite your obsession with it. But thats a different opinion for a different day. You should really stick to what you can actually prove. Not what you think you know. "While you're right - thats a poor excuse for a company which was the top cell-phone maker up until 2007" Is that based on your opinion? My opinion? The guy waiting in line at the 7-11 opinion? Is it based on Sales? Reviewer opinion, User opinion, Ratings? If you can actually be more factual and let me know what it's factually based on, I can maybe loan you a towel.

13. ilia1986 unregistered

Well, I could really point out the advantages the iPhone\Android platforms have compared to the Nokia one. But I've already done that in several other discussions. Instead let's try something different - for amusement only of course - how bout you give me one advantage that the Nokia platform has right now - and that there is no chance in hell that in the near future the iPhone\Android platforms will also have it. Because I can think of quite a few the other way around.

16. ilia1986 unregistered

I thought so.

14. thatdude1 unregistered

Damn, ilia...you STILL on your "I hate all things Nokia tirade"? Give it a rest already. No one cares what you think about Nokia except you. I could go on about how the iphone platform does not have anything innovative about it, that all they do is immitate, but what would be the point? If you don't like it, move on to another os and manufacturer already. Go get an iphone or a droid incredible or something. There are plenty of people that still enjoy Nokia handsets, as evident by their market share. I really think you are just lonely and do this for attention. Either that or Nokia would not hire you when you applied for a job.

15. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Maybe I had a bad unit but I remember my iphone 3G, which I got back in early 2009.....had the checkerboard on the browser.

17. thatdude1 unregistered

@ilia1986-one advantage that Nokia has over apple is that you can use Nokia handsets left handed. Or right handed. Or however you want.

18. N unregistered

Looks sweet, but compare with iPhone4 and Samsung Galaxy S so slow. And MeGoo OS not looks very diferent from Symbian3. I am right?

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