Nokia World Live Webcast starts. Tracking Booklet, Maemo, Tablet news.

Posted on 02 September 2009 by

The Live Webcast of the Keynote is running as I type this. Images are coming in too so I’ll update this post as we go along through the keynote. I’m live on the /live page (chat too) and i’ll be posting more as information comes through over the next two days.

Nokia Booklet 3gBooklet 3G Image  via Twitter user Filchambers

 

Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo is speaking right now. I’m picking out info that might be relevant to UMPCPortal readers here.

Nokia Booklet: Great example of the convergence of mobility and computer

Avail, price, later!

Nokia N900: ‘Best browser device ever’

‘Both devices are natural next steps for Nokia’

0940: Olli not talking details but Anssi Vanjoki (Executive Vice President of ‘New Markets’) is now talking. Hopefully we’ll get more info from him….

0954: N97 mini launched. New features added to Nokia Maps. A couple of music phones launched.

10:05 Talking about booklet. Highlighting W7 and 12hours battery life. Unconfirmed: I think he said 1.6Ghz Atom. (N270 or N530?) Price 579 Euros.

10:10 Talking about N900…Price. 500 Euros. It’s still 599 on the Nokia Shop in Germany!

Keynote finished. I guess everyone is rushing for hands-on now!!!

More news as it happens during the day. Stay tuned.

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  • Marc

    N900. 500 inc tax and I probably would have got one to play with despite knowing the screen is too small for me.

    The Archos android tablet is looking the more likely a purchase now.

  • Carl

    One of the hardcore Maemo guys got a chance to play with an N900

    http://maemo.org/community/council/the_n900_from_a_community_perspective/

    …and preceeded to install Open Office, GIMP and the LXDE user interface on it. Even at the premium pricepoint it’s targetting it sure sounds like an epic device.

  • Marc

    Hmm. That makes it rather more tempting.

    Maybe I will end up getting one for testing purposes….

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