Nokia N9 MeeGo Based Button-Less Smartphone – NFC, 3.9″ AMOLED Screen

Nokia N9_sideNokia N9 is a MeeGo based device that will feature no front-facing hardware buttons, making it the world’s first button-less smartphone. To activate the phone, just double tap the display instead of pressing a hardware button.

It sports 3.9″ AMOLED screen which is made from scratch-resistant curved glass and it features an Unibody design. It is constructed of a single piece of anodized poly-carbonate and a curved glass display sitting on top of it. This means better reception, better voice quality and fewer dropped calls.

The 8.0 MP Carl Zeiss autofocus sensor, wide-angle lens, HD-quality video capture and large lens aperture enable great camera performance even in low-lighting conditions. This makes Nokia N9 one of the best camera-phones ever produced.

Nokia N9 features free turn-by-turn drive and walk navigation with voice guidance in Maps. With the new dedicated Drive app, you can get in your car and start navigating to your destination right away.

You can watch videos in true 16:9 widescreen format. And because Nokia N9 is also the world’s first smartphone with Dolby Digital Plus decoding and Dolby Headphone post-processing technology, you get a surround sound experience with any set of headphones.

Fitted with the latest in wireless technology, Near Field Communication (NFC), Nokia N9 allows you to easily share images and videos between devices by touching them together. Pair it with Bluetooth accessories like the new NFC-enabled Nokia Play 360° wireless music speaker only once, and you get a great surround sound music experience with just a tap.

The MeeGo operating system will feature a carousel-like view for the home screen with the space divided into calls, applications and social media. MeeGo will feature a powerful web browser based on the webkit engine.

Users will be able to now swipe from edge-to-edge of the display to switch between applications making the user interface intuitive in-comparison to Symbian, which involved a series of steps.

Nokia N9 will be available in three colors – black, cyan, and magenta and it will be launched in two variants, one a 16GB and another, whopping 64GB.

Nokia N9 is scheduled to be in stores later this year, with availability and local pricing to be announced closer to the sales start.

Specifications

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  • Dimensions: 116.45*61.2*7.6-12.1 MM
  • Weight: 135 Grams

Memory

  • Internal memory: 16 GB or 64 GB
  • Use as USB mass memory device for storing photos, documents and more

Handset Colors

  • Cyan
  • Black
  • Magenta

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Display and User Interface

  • Screen size: 3.9″
  • Resolution: 16:9 FWVGA (854*480 Pixels)
  • AMOLED display
  • 16.7 million colours
  • Capacitive touch screen
  • 2.5D curved glass
  • Anti-glare polariser
  • Scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla glass
  • Orientation sensor (Accelerometer)
  • Compass (Magnetometer)
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light detector

Personalisation

  • Customisable wallpapers and lock screen
  • Customisable profiles
  • Ringtones: mp3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB

Keys and Inputs Methods

  • Pure touch screen UI, all-screen front
  • On-screen alphanumeric keypad and keyboard
  • Dedicated power, camera and volume keys

Power Management

  • Talk-time: GSM 11 hours, WCDMA (3G) 7 hours
  • Standby time: GSM 380 hours, WCDMA (3G) 450 hours
  • Video playback time (720P): 4.5 hours
  • Music playback time: 50 hours

Memory

  • Internal memory: 16 GB or 64 GB
  • RAM: 1 GB

Operating Frequency

  • Quad-band GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • Penta-band WCDMA 850/900/1700/1900/2100
  • Automatic switching between WCDMA and GSM bands
  • Flight mode

Data Network

  • GPRS/EDGE class B, multislot class 33
  • HSDPA cat 10 maximum speed up to 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA cat 6 up to 5.7 Mbit/s
  • WLAN IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n

Connectivity

  • NFC (Near Field Communication) for easy pairing and sharing
  • Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR (Enhanced Data Rate): FTP (File Transfer Profile): server (v1.1), OPP (Object Push Profile): client, server (v1.1), HSP (Headset Profile): audio gateway (v1.2), HFP (Hands Free Profile): audio gateway (v1.5), A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile): audio source (v1.2), AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile): v1.0
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 with micro USB connector for transferring data and charging
  • 3.5 MM AV connector
  • Capability to serve as data modem
  • micro SIM card

Software Platform and User Interface

  • MeeGo for Nokia N9 (MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan)
  • User interface simplified to three home views: events, applications and open apps
  • Swipe gesture instantly takes you back to the home view you started from
  • Multitasking and app switching through open apps view: a live snapshot of all running apps
  • Apps compliant with Qt 4.7
  • HTML5
  • Software updates over the internet

Personal Information Management

  • Detailed contact information
  • Calendar
  • To-do list
  • Notes
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and to-do with Mail for Exchange
  • Support for viewing documents in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF and Open Document Formats
  • Online calendar synchronisation with CalDAV

Applications

  • Key applications: Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Joikuspot Wi-Fi tethering, Accuweather, AP News, Swype, Track and Protect, Galaxy on Fire 2, Real Golf, Angry Birds Magic, Mail, video player, Drive, Feeds, search, calculator, Calendar, Contacts, music player, web browser, messaging, photos, photo editor, Ovi Store, Maps
  • More apps available at Ovi Store
  • Nokia Link: PC and Mac application for easily syncing photos, music and videos

E-Mail and Messaging

  • Easy-to-use email client with attachment support for images, videos, music and documents .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .odt, .ods, .odp, .pdf
  • HTML support for email
  • Email client can combine multiple accounts into one easy-to manage inbox
  • Easy setup for POP3, IMAP and Mail for Exchange services
  • Multiple accounts per user supported
  • Chat instant messaging support: Facebook, Skype, Gtalk, and services using sip
  • Easy to move between multiple live conversations on open applications view
  • Unified MMS/SMS editor
  • Conversational view for SMS
  • Push email
  • Messages notifications shown in the event view

Call Management

  • Contacts: advanced contacts with support for multiple phone and email details per entry with personal thumbnail pictures
  • Smart dialling to find phone numbers quickly
  • Speed dialling, voice dialling (speaker independent)
  • Notifications of missed calls shown on standby-screen, lock screen and events view
  • Contacts application combines phone and online contacts together, such as Skype and Facebook. Automatic and manual contact merging.
  • Conference calling
  • Integrated handsfree speaker

Browsing and Internet

  • Full web browsing of real web pages
  • Fast and highly responsive browser based on Webkit2 technology
  • Multiple websites can be viewed in the live multitasking view
  • Full browsing history
  • Wide HTML5 support offers access to rich web applications and fast video playback
  • Supported markup languages: HTML5, CSS 3, XHTML
  • Supported protocols: HTTP v1.1
  • TCP/IP support
  • JavaScript support
  • Web search integrated to browser
  • Auto-completer for fast lookups
  • Dynamic top sites page for fast access to favourite web sites
  • Pinch gesture and double tap zooming
  • RSS reader
  • Support for streaming video
  • Unified notifcations for Facebook, Twitter and RSS feeds in the Events view
  • Social networking profiles and status updates merged into phone contacts
  • Social networking events visible in phone calendar

GPS and Navigation

  • Integrated GPS, A-GPS receivers
  • Ovi Maps with free voice-guided car and walk navigation
  • Ovi Drive optimised for in-car navigation
  • Wi-Fi network positioning
  • Download more maps via Wi-Fi straight to the device
  • Wi-Fi and Cellular network network positioning

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Camera

  • 8.0 Megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics
  • Wide-angle lens
  • True 16:9 imaging
  • Dual LED flash
  • Digital shutter
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Touch-to-focus and exposure lock
  • Focal length: 3.77 MM / 28 MM
  • F number/Aperture: F2.2
  • Still images file format: JPEG/EXIF/XMP
  • Digital zoom up to 4x for still images and video
  • Large lens aperture F2.2 for better and faster photos in low light conditions

Image capture

  • Camera settings: flash, scene mode, exposure, white balance, ISO, face tracking, aspect ratio and resolution
  • Automatic location tagging (geotagging) of images and videos
  • Images automatically taken in the correct orientation
  • Pinch zoom in Photos image viewer
  • View photos by tag, favourites, collection and slide show
  • Photo editor with fast non-destructive editing, one-touch autofix, red-eye removal, straighten
  • Automatic Motion Blur Reduction

Other

  • Internal memory: 16 GB or 64 GB
  • High-speed USB 2.0 with micro USB connector for transferring photos to PC or Mac
  • Share photos online through Facebook, Flickr and Picassa
  • Photo sharing through NFC

Video Cameras

  • HD quality video capture in 720p resolution at 30 fps
  • True 16:9 video recording
  • Settings for scene, white balance and exposure compensation
  • Wide-angle lens
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Stereo sound recording

Video Sharing and Playback

  • HD 720p video playback
  • Dolby Mobile and Dolby Digital support
  • Support for download, streaming, and progressive download
  • YouTube browsing and streaming
  • Video sharing to YouTube
  • Wide range of codecs supported for easy transfer and play, minimising the need to transcode

Video codecs and formats

  • Wide codec support: H.263, MPEG4-SP & ASP, H.264 BP/MP, WMV9 / VC-1 and Mkv (Matroska)
  • HD playback support: MPEG-4 SP, H.264 BP
  • HD capture support: MPEG4-SP

Music Features

  • Dolby Headphone for enhancing your music experience with headphones
  • Nokia Music store service in selected markets
  • Audio codecs: MPEG-4 AAC , eAAC, eAAC+, MPEG-1 audio Layer2 (MP2), MPEG-1 audio Layer3 (MP3), WMA 9, WMA Voice 9, WMA Lossless 9, WMA Professional 9 and 10, Dolby Digital Plus (AC-3 & E-AC-3), FLAC
  • Bit rate upto 320 kbps

Gaming

  • Preloaded games: Angry Birds Magic with NFC support, Galaxy on Fire 2, Real Golf 2011
  • Use the touch interface to play games
  • Support for OpenGL ES 2.0 enables 3D graphics
  • Use the accelerometer to play games

Environmental Features

  • Energy efficiency: Power Save mode, ambient light sensor, unplug charger reminder, Nokia Fast USB Charger AC-16
  • Eco content and services: Maps for route optimization and pedestrian navigation, Eco links on browser
  • Materials: Free of PVC, free of brominated & chlorinated compounds and free of antimony trioxide as defined in Nokia Substance List
  • Recycling: All materials of the device can be recovered as materials and energy
  • Packaging: Made of renewable, 100 % recyclable
  • User manual: Interactive user help in device and online, only Quick Guide in the box

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