Nokia N9 to get MeeGo PR1.3 update by June?

Nokia N9 to get MeeGo PR1.3 update by June?
The Nokia N9, the one and only MeeGo handset by Nokia, has sold relatively well for the company and luckily Nokia isn’t forsaking it just yet. The Nokia N9 will get updated to PR1.3 soon, a “small but valuable update,” according to the answer Nokia itself gave to an impatient user asking about the company’s plans for the N9.

A representatitve of the Finns allegedly confirmed that PR1.3 will arrive to the only Nokia MeeGo smartphone by June, and will contain many little fixes, but also some surprises. The update is said to be already undergoing testing - a good sign that it will indeed hit the platform on time.

One would hope that things like Skype getting video call support will be among those surprises, but it all seems to depend on the app itself, not on the Finns, so we’d just have to wait and see for ourselves.

source: Best MeeGo via GSM Arena

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  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1450 mAh(7.00h 3G talk time)

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28 Comments

1. RobotMan

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Is MeeGo is just an hobby for Nokia or what. Go all out try to sell this to all country or don't sell it at all.

2. samystic

Posts: 242; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

seriously Nokia has committed a big mistake by releasing N9 as a hobby as quoted by RobotMan... and not releasing it in India... would have sold MILLIONS... look at Samsung - even with poor design and outer materials it is gaining market in India... for God's sake Nokia thought a smaller country like Bangladesh will be a market for this masterpeice... of cource N9 is available in grey market here, but why should i purchase and not get a warranty??? disappointed Nokia fan, samystic

3. jbitounis

Posts: 54; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Don't buy a Nokia N9 they said It won't receive any support they said

4. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

it's all Elop's fault I'm starting to see why Elop was trying so hard to turn the N9 into a failure. As a Microsoft exec, he knew that the device and its MeeGo operating system were better than he let on. A good selling N9 was not part of his plan - which is to deliver Nokia's smartphone business into Microsoft's arms. Run it into the ground, and make it as cheap as possible. source: http://www.osnews.com/story/25569

22. thelegend6657 unregistered

i wanted to buy an n9 but news of an upcoming wp device running on n9 hardware stopped me as it looks like wp7 has better future . I regretted not buying an n9

5. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

If only nokia used two OS like what samsung is doing right now. Yeah, sure, we did understand you killing symbian, but the why the hell kill maemo, meego? This should have skyrocketed their sales. Nokia, please stop fooling around.

6. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

it's Elop that's fooling with the whole company

24. thelegend6657 unregistered

i used to think that he will save nokia . I am very wrong

7. bragzter

Posts: 53; Member since: Feb 21, 2012

Agree with everybody here. Elop is a coporate sell out, he's in bed with Microsoft. Symbian's aged was showing, yes, but it looks realy good now after the Belle update. And if they wanted to bury it, they should have just let it ride out into the sunset gracefully, not force it death by calling it a burning platform. It was from that announcement, their value began to fall. Also MeeGo is fantastic, I love it, and everybody else does as well. Nokia could have done this. 1) Make Symbian available on their low end devices together with Asha series. 2) Have MeeGo and WindowsPhone devices in the high end market. America wil embrace WindowsPhone as they are doing right now, and else where MeeGo will be your pride and joy. Now, MeeGo might not be dead (hoping it's not). Maybe Elop might change his mind and give us more devices, when he realises that a total WindowsPhone investment wasn't a good idea, but he'll have to get off his knees and stop kissing Microsoft

8. Archan_Pe

Posts: 74; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

Yah... the N9 is an amazing phone... I mean I have it and its OS is near perfection the big mistake is the lack of support for apps aside from thats it beautiful, swanky and sexy... Oh and I hope this update also includes the fix in our screen problem,, alot of N9 users have been complaining about an annoying thing on its screen...

9. allen83

Posts: 107; Member since: Mar 01, 2012

Does nokia n9 have a video light function? If not they should fix this with with pr 1.3 :-)

12. rafael.roque

Posts: 78; Member since: Jul 03, 2010

Yes video light has been working fine since PR 1.2.

13. allen83

Posts: 107; Member since: Mar 01, 2012

Thanks for the info! I'm just confuse if i should buy either the n9, the 808 or the nokia carla os phone.

14. Khaled125

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

808 for apps

15. Khaled1245

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Depend on what you want Nokia N9 as your choice for a simple phone to use, attractive looks, social networks build in, and if lack of apps doesn't bother you... Nokia 808 if you take shots with you're camera and for the availbility of lots of apps compared to Nokia N9. Nothing is yet known about Carla as it wasn't leaked like Nokia Belle but my guess that 808 will get the Carla update. For multi-tasking both are great but I think that the Nokia N9 has a slight edge over the Nokia 808... Hope this help :D

20. allen83

Posts: 107; Member since: Mar 01, 2012

Thanks a lot! It surely help me. I'll wait for the availability of the pureview here in the philipines

19. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

If you'll use it for it's camera, then buy 808, for it's OS will be upgraded from belle to carla. Also, being a symbian, even though it was killed by Elop, it still gets supports and stuffs :)

10. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

i will honestly stick with my n9 and once it wares out i will buy every single last symbian device working in the market untill there is no more just to show that some of us the consumers still support these two beatifull OSes

11. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

FIRE ELOp!!!

17. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Not fire him he should die like steve blowjob evil skams

21. rafael.roque

Posts: 78; Member since: Jul 03, 2010

Quick Heads Up! Word on the net is that the N9 is still selling at or above the volumes of the Lumia phones with less availibility and carrier support :)!

23. jack1059

Posts: 72; Member since: Mar 31, 2012

A fantastic phone that just gets better and better with each update. Why a ceo who takes a company from 23% markets share down to what 10% in about a year or so. And refuses to recoup the investment in meego by selling it worldwide, still has a job is beyond me. Nokia could be making a lot of money on this phone. Is the board of directors all drunk?

26. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Folks sometimes Microsoft shots itself in the foot and it did that big time with Nokia. the N9 was an award winning smart phone When Nokia decided make Windows 7 .5 their smart phones OS all Microsoft had to do is to work with Nokia and break away from it's windows 7 series specs a bit and get or make windows 7.5 drivers for the components in the Nokia Meego N9 and speedily bring to the market a powerful smart phone made out of Nokia's N9 a true flag ship smart phone. I donot see why micro soft programmers could not have down this because they did'nt windows smart phones lost some precious time having some great Nokia hardware to the market. as good as the lumia 800 is it was no match for the Nokia N9 from which it got it's Phone case design from

27. quake37

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

It's already June. What happened to the pr1.3 update? Is it coming?

28. bourne

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 17, 2012

meego better than window phone 7,and android.easy to use, easy to understand .

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