The Nokia N9 Is One Sexy Piece Of Hardware, Supports AWS Bands

Nokia has unveiled the N9, a 3.9″ Meego OS powered flagship device which has quite honestly, beautiful hardware. The N9 is entirely buttonless with the exception of a volume rocker and camera button with the 854 x 480 AMOLED screen taking almost the entire front of the device. The N9 runs an OMAP 3630 1Ghz processor and comes with 16GB or 64GB of internal memory and 1GB of RAM. The back of the device has an 8 megapixel camera capable of wide-angle shots and can capture 720p video. Most important the N9 has a quad-band GSM radio along with a  penta-band WCDMA radio which includes support for T-Mobile’s AWS 3G/4G frequencies.

The N9 will provide between 7-11 hours of talk down, turn-by-turn driving and come in three color choices: black, cyan or magenta. Honestly this is just a beautiful looking phone that is being offered with MeeGo 1.2 OS which is unfortunately not exactly the most sought after operating system in the world right now. Along with the hardware you’ll get Angry Birds Magic, Galaxy on Fire 2, Real Golf 2011, a Webkit2-based browser, pinch-to-zoom support and unified notifications for Facebook, Twitter and RSS.

There is no indication T-Mobile will pick up and carry this device in the United States but hardcore Nokia/Meego lovers (looking at you Wilma) or those looking for a change will find plenty to enjoy on the N9. Check out the videos and press below!

Engadget

The Nokia N9: a unique all-screen smartphone

Published June 21, 2011

Singapore – Nokia today announced the Nokia N9, built for people who appreciate a stunning blend of design and the latest smartphone technology. To learn more about the design of the Nokia N9 visit: http://swipe.nokia.com

One swipe and you’re home

The Nokia N9 introduces an innovative new design where the home key is replaced by a simple gesture: a swipe. Whenever you’re in an application, swiping from the edge of the display takes you home.

The three home views of the user interface are designed to give fast access to the most important things people do with a phone: using apps, staying up to date with notifications and social networks, and switching between activities.

The industrial design of the Nokia N9 is an example of extreme product making and craft. The body is precision-machined from a single piece of polycarbonate and flows seamlessly into beautiful curved glass. The laminated deep black display means that the user interface just floats on the surface of the product.

The Nokia N9 also packs the latest in camera, navigation and audio technology for a great all-round experience.

“With the Nokia N9, we wanted to design a better way to use a phone. To do this we innovated in the design of the hardware and software together. We reinvented the home key with a simple gesture: a swipe from the edge of the screen. The experience sets a new bar for how natural technology can feel,” said Marko Ahtisaari, Nokia’s head of Design. “And this is just the beginning. The details that make the Nokia N9 unique – the industrial design, the all-screen user experience, and the expressive Qt framework for developers – will evolve in future Nokia products.”

Innovative all-screen design

With no need for a home key, the all-screen Nokia N9 makes more room for apps to shine. The 3.9-inch AMOLED screen is made from scratch-resistant curved glass. The polycarbonate body enables superior antenna performance. This means better reception, better voice quality and fewer dropped calls.

Camera, maps and multimedia

The 8-megapixel Carl Zeiss autofocus sensor, wide-angle lens, HD-quality video capture and large lens aperture enable great camera performance even in lowlighting conditions. This makes the Nokia N9 one of the best camera-phones ever produced.

The 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 the 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.

Touch just got better

Fitted with the latest in wireless technology, Near Field Communication (NFC), the 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.

Colors and Memory

The Nokia N9 will be available in three colors – black, cyan, and magenta with storage options to accommodate plenty of content: 16GB and 64GB. The Nokia N9 is scheduled to be in stores later this year, with availability and local pricing to be announced closer to the sales start.

More information about the Nokia N9 can be found at: http://swipe.nokia.com.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/jaybadman Jason JayBadman Golding

    First might get this instead of my g2x

  • http://www.facebook.com/jaybadman Jason JayBadman Golding

    First might get this instead of my g2x

  • http://www.facebook.com/jaybadman Jason JayBadman Golding

    First might get this instead of my g2x

  • iPhone and Android lover

    It honestly looks like a cool sleek device.Lol but I’ve never tried meego only android,ios,and wp7.This phone might have been a beast if it came out when it was the age of moto razrs and blackberry.

  • iPhone and Android lover

    It honestly looks like a cool sleek device.Lol but I’ve never tried meego only android,ios,and wp7.This phone might have been a beast if it came out when it was the age of moto razrs and blackberry.

    • http://twitter.com/Mobile_Dom Domenico Lamberti

      dude this phone can easily take on all of the current guys even if it does “only” run meego, its a very capable OS and sexy as well as being rather intuitive

    • http://twitter.com/Mobile_Dom Domenico Lamberti

      dude this phone can easily take on all of the current guys even if it does “only” run meego, its a very capable OS and sexy as well as being rather intuitive

    • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

      This can run with the best of them. It’s the best of Maemo, bumped up a notch. Imagine Android if it ran native apps, and you have the philosophy behind MeeGo.

    • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

      This can run with the best of them. It’s the best of Maemo, bumped up a notch. Imagine Android if it ran native apps, and you have the philosophy behind MeeGo.

      • iPhone and Android lover

        How big is the appstore/market?

        • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

          Considering the newness of the platform, not big. Considering it’s built on Qt — it’ll get bigger quickly, depending on how the developers feel. All of the Maemo apps will probably head over pretty quickly, and the netbook MeeGo apps will probably come next.

        • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

          Considering the newness of the platform, not big. Considering it’s built on Qt — it’ll get bigger quickly, depending on how the developers feel. All of the Maemo apps will probably head over pretty quickly, and the netbook MeeGo apps will probably come next.

        • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

          Considering the newness of the platform, not big. Considering it’s built on Qt — it’ll get bigger quickly, depending on how the developers feel. All of the Maemo apps will probably head over pretty quickly, and the netbook MeeGo apps will probably come next.

        • JR

          It won’t get big, it’s actually DOA since Nokia’s CEO, Elop, said they will not support Meego, they are supporting Win7 now.  Cool phone but it’s S/W isn’t going to get updates from Nokia, EVER.  Still want it? 

        • JR

          It won’t get big, it’s actually DOA since Nokia’s CEO, Elop, said they will not support Meego, they are supporting Win7 now.  Cool phone but it’s S/W isn’t going to get updates from Nokia, EVER.  Still want it? 

        • JR

          It won’t get big, it’s actually DOA since Nokia’s CEO, Elop, said they will not support Meego, they are supporting Win7 now.  Cool phone but it’s S/W isn’t going to get updates from Nokia, EVER.  Still want it? 

        • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

          MeeGo is bigger than Nokia.

        • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

          MeeGo is bigger than Nokia.

        • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

          Also, if you paid attention, Elop stated they’re focusing on Windows Phone 7, and MeeGo is a skunkworks project. If MeeGo continues to succeed, so will go Nokia.

        • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

          Also, if you paid attention, Elop stated they’re focusing on Windows Phone 7, and MeeGo is a skunkworks project. If MeeGo continues to succeed, so will go Nokia.

        • Guestion

          Android apps can be run in meego/maemo without problems with Myriad’s Alien Dalvik.

        • Guestion

          Android apps can be run in meego/maemo without problems with Myriad’s Alien Dalvik.

        • Guestion

          Android apps can be run in meego/maemo without problems with Myriad’s Alien Dalvik.

        • Maemofan

          It’s Linux.  Someone will port full Debian to it, as was done for the N900 and N8x0 tablets

        • Maemofan

          It’s Linux.  Someone will port full Debian to it, as was done for the N900 and N8x0 tablets

        • Maemofan

          It’s Linux.  Someone will port full Debian to it, as was done for the N900 and N8x0 tablets

        • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

          close to 0, but supports Qt so there’s probably a lot of Qt apps written for Symbian 3 that it will be able to run with a small effort from the developer to make sure it looks good at the higher resolution.  Plus there will be apps from the Maemo and MeeGo communities so it should grow a decent bit. 

        • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

          close to 0, but supports Qt so there’s probably a lot of Qt apps written for Symbian 3 that it will be able to run with a small effort from the developer to make sure it looks good at the higher resolution.  Plus there will be apps from the Maemo and MeeGo communities so it should grow a decent bit. 

        • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

          close to 0, but supports Qt so there’s probably a lot of Qt apps written for Symbian 3 that it will be able to run with a small effort from the developer to make sure it looks good at the higher resolution.  Plus there will be apps from the Maemo and MeeGo communities so it should grow a decent bit. 

    • http://www.abstractwankery.com oZ

      This can run with the best of them. It’s the best of Maemo, bumped up a notch. Imagine Android if it ran native apps, and you have the philosophy behind MeeGo.

    • Anonymous

      Wow… “the age of moto razrs and blackberry”.  SMH

      • iPhone and Android lover

        Dude really? I mean this phone is nice but it can’t really compete in a world with android and ios and wp7.Thats not even me talking that’s the facts why you think Nokia stopped developing for it’s OWN SOFTWARE! Im not even dissing on the phone I actually kind of like it Im just saying too little too late.

        • Anonymous

          From your comment I understand that you think this phone is NOT a beast.  Maybe there was more to it I missed but to me this phone hardware and User Interface wise is on par with or better than today’s WP7 and iOS.  

        • iPhone and Android lover

          Its not beast but it still can compete with SOME android phones like this phone beats motorola cliq,and some other low android phones.But in a world where phones are becoming Dual Cored,are able to Tether,connect to HD tv,record 1080 HD video,and play in 3D this phone just cant really compete with the newer stronger conpetition.An example would be the new Evo 3D and SG2

        • Anonymous

          If you read back, you will notice that I did not compare the N9 to Android.  Surely Android spec sheets are on Steroids and are far more impressive than ANY phone type out.  

          end rant.

        • http://www.sadude.com SaDudE

          Dual core phones for the most part are over rated since their batteries can sustain them and even Android software isn’t fully optimized for dual core yet.  This phone has a dedicated CPU and GPU so in essence it is sort of “dual” core (hahaha)

          Who says this phone can’t tether, so long as it can run Jokispot app it will tether and it will tether for sure via USB

          The phone has a TV out just not a HDMI out

          1080p video is great but at the same time its not a deal breaker unless a person owns a 1080p tv at home. Even your cable/satellite provider don’t give you 1080p.  Majority of the channels are just “HD”

          3D is pure crap when the phone gives you a headache/seizure.  The only company to perfect glasses-less 3D is nintendo and they are not making phones yet

          You can say this phone is too late but then again you could also say that Apple and Jobs created the internet and that Google is not pure evil.  

          Have a wonderful day! ;-)

        • http://www.sadude.com SaDudE

          Dual core phones for the most part are over rated since their batteries can sustain them and even Android software isn’t fully optimized for dual core yet.  This phone has a dedicated CPU and GPU so in essence it is sort of “dual” core (hahaha)

          Who says this phone can’t tether, so long as it can run Jokispot app it will tether and it will tether for sure via USB

          The phone has a TV out just not a HDMI out

          1080p video is great but at the same time its not a deal breaker unless a person owns a 1080p tv at home. Even your cable/satellite provider don’t give you 1080p.  Majority of the channels are just “HD”

          3D is pure crap when the phone gives you a headache/seizure.  The only company to perfect glasses-less 3D is nintendo and they are not making phones yet

          You can say this phone is too late but then again you could also say that Apple and Jobs created the internet and that Google is not pure evil.  

          Have a wonderful day! ;-)

        • http://www.sadude.com SaDudE

          Dual core phones for the most part are over rated since their batteries can sustain them and even Android software isn’t fully optimized for dual core yet.  This phone has a dedicated CPU and GPU so in essence it is sort of “dual” core (hahaha)

          Who says this phone can’t tether, so long as it can run Jokispot app it will tether and it will tether for sure via USB

          The phone has a TV out just not a HDMI out

          1080p video is great but at the same time its not a deal breaker unless a person owns a 1080p tv at home. Even your cable/satellite provider don’t give you 1080p.  Majority of the channels are just “HD”

          3D is pure crap when the phone gives you a headache/seizure.  The only company to perfect glasses-less 3D is nintendo and they are not making phones yet

          You can say this phone is too late but then again you could also say that Apple and Jobs created the internet and that Google is not pure evil.  

          Have a wonderful day! ;-)

        • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

          Nokia hasn’t stopped making it’s own software.  They said Windows phone will be the PRIMARY smart phone platform. They will support Symbian until 2016 and have said there will be 10 more devices for the next 12 months.  They have outsourced symbian though, but then again, they have also built a team to make a brand new OS to kill Windows Phone and iOS and Adroid, but with no pressure to have something right now.  This device is Nokia software too – the MeeGo handset project is far from ready, but this is Maemo6/Harmattan – basically it’s Quasi MeeGo/ MeeGo compatible and certainly the UI layers are nokia in house, not MeeGo.

          So far I haven’t hear anyone say 3D on a phone was a good experience for everyday use rather than a gimmick.  If it can’t tether, it will be the only Nokia smart-phone that can’t so far (that may change when Windows Phone comes along), it has TV out, though yes, not HDMI sadly, and maybe it is 720 video rather than 1080.

          It is the first phone with Dolby Digital sound, has NFC, has a great camera (although we have to see some shots to be sure) and up to 64GB onboard storage (more storage than any device out there?).  Also suposed to have good battery life (better than N8 anyway)

          My criticisms of it, not very customizable (i.e 3 homescreens are fixed use), homscreens appear portrait only, no FM Transmitter (i use this a lot in my car), battery isn’t user replaceable.and no SD card slot. HDMI out would have been nice too (to use Nokia Big Screen with).

          A cowerker of mine was complaining that his dual core android phone was laggy today.  Dual core is nice, but ultimately, you need enough power to run the phone smoothly 90% of the time.  After that it’s just increasing costs whilst decreasing battery life.

        • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

          Nokia hasn’t stopped making it’s own software.  They said Windows phone will be the PRIMARY smart phone platform. They will support Symbian until 2016 and have said there will be 10 more devices for the next 12 months.  They have outsourced symbian though, but then again, they have also built a team to make a brand new OS to kill Windows Phone and iOS and Adroid, but with no pressure to have something right now.  This device is Nokia software too – the MeeGo handset project is far from ready, but this is Maemo6/Harmattan – basically it’s Quasi MeeGo/ MeeGo compatible and certainly the UI layers are nokia in house, not MeeGo.

          So far I haven’t hear anyone say 3D on a phone was a good experience for everyday use rather than a gimmick.  If it can’t tether, it will be the only Nokia smart-phone that can’t so far (that may change when Windows Phone comes along), it has TV out, though yes, not HDMI sadly, and maybe it is 720 video rather than 1080.

          It is the first phone with Dolby Digital sound, has NFC, has a great camera (although we have to see some shots to be sure) and up to 64GB onboard storage (more storage than any device out there?).  Also suposed to have good battery life (better than N8 anyway)

          My criticisms of it, not very customizable (i.e 3 homescreens are fixed use), homscreens appear portrait only, no FM Transmitter (i use this a lot in my car), battery isn’t user replaceable.and no SD card slot. HDMI out would have been nice too (to use Nokia Big Screen with).

          A cowerker of mine was complaining that his dual core android phone was laggy today.  Dual core is nice, but ultimately, you need enough power to run the phone smoothly 90% of the time.  After that it’s just increasing costs whilst decreasing battery life.

        • Wilma Flintstone

          HE’S SEEN THE LIGHT!!!  *Holy Beam of Radiance Glistening down on Pimpstrong* :D

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Now welcome to the DARK SIDE!!! MWUHAHAHAHA!!!!  >:D

    • Anonymous

      Wow… “the age of moto razrs and blackberry”.  SMH

    • Wilma Flintstone

      It’s comments like yours that make me not even have to defend Meego.  Good day to you.

  • iPhone and Android lover

    It honestly looks like a cool sleek device.Lol but I’ve never tried meego only android,ios,and wp7.This phone might have been a beast if it came out when it was the age of moto razrs and blackberry.

  • iPhone and Android lover

    Hey by anychance since I never tried meego does anybody know how extensive nokia’s meego appstore/market is? If it has a lot of apps to offer I actually might get this as a backup phone.Also so it does support 4G for tmobile or just 3G?

    • Anonymous

      I’m only saying this because you started out bias towards the phone but, Google it.

      • iPhone and Android lover

        Thanks dude but I think I’ll actually Bing it instead.

        • Steve Jobless

          Bing > Google.

    • Anonymous

      I’m only saying this because you started out bias towards the phone but, Google it.

    • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

      In rest of world 4G on HSPA+ is still just 3G so the spec sheet doesn’t announce 4G but it does say:
      HSDPA Cat10 14.4 MbpsHSUPA Cat6 5.6 Mbps
      So 14.4Mbps upload, 5.6Mbps down.
      As for app store for MeeGo, bear in mind this is the first MeeGo device, so technically, the MeeGo app store for nokia right now stands at close to 0.  However support should be ok, but probably not great.  It supports Qt apps which should mean that developers who write apps for Symbian/N900 using the Qt SDK can create a version for the N9 easily.  Qt developers will also have motivation from the news than nokia will release 10 more Symbian devices in the next 12 months (and that Series 40 “dumbphones” will get Qt app support).  Nokia also posted the developer guidelines and an updated version of Qt Creator including the N9 as a target platform so by release there should be some apps available. There will also be apps from the MeeGo community that work with it I’m sure, though how those apps will be accessed no-one has said yet. So there will be less apps for this than for Symbian or most other mobile platforms, but more than for the N900 or other niche platforms. The basics will all be there I’m sure.

    • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

      In rest of world 4G on HSPA+ is still just 3G so the spec sheet doesn’t announce 4G but it does say:
      HSDPA Cat10 14.4 MbpsHSUPA Cat6 5.6 Mbps
      So 14.4Mbps upload, 5.6Mbps down.
      As for app store for MeeGo, bear in mind this is the first MeeGo device, so technically, the MeeGo app store for nokia right now stands at close to 0.  However support should be ok, but probably not great.  It supports Qt apps which should mean that developers who write apps for Symbian/N900 using the Qt SDK can create a version for the N9 easily.  Qt developers will also have motivation from the news than nokia will release 10 more Symbian devices in the next 12 months (and that Series 40 “dumbphones” will get Qt app support).  Nokia also posted the developer guidelines and an updated version of Qt Creator including the N9 as a target platform so by release there should be some apps available. There will also be apps from the MeeGo community that work with it I’m sure, though how those apps will be accessed no-one has said yet. So there will be less apps for this than for Symbian or most other mobile platforms, but more than for the N900 or other niche platforms. The basics will all be there I’m sure.

    • Wilma Flintstone

      Apps shouldn’t be much of an issue here due to the fact that Meego can run Android Apps as well as Meego’s own store apps as well as Nokia Store apps.  The apps for Meego Store probably won’t be alot as of now but it should catch on very quickly.

    • Wilma Flintstone

      Apps shouldn’t be much of an issue here due to the fact that Meego can run Android Apps as well as Meego’s own store apps as well as Nokia Store apps.  The apps for Meego Store probably won’t be alot as of now but it should catch on very quickly.

  • iPhone and Android lover

    Hey by anychance since I never tried meego does anybody know how extensive nokia’s meego appstore/market is? If it has a lot of apps to offer I actually might get this as a backup phone.Also so it does support 4G for tmobile or just 3G?

  • Anonymous

    Wow…  so why hasn’t that been over here giving Android some real competition already??  With the right screen and size I would drop Android in a heartbeat for that.  Wilma??

    • Chatter

      Exactly what I was thinking Pimp. This phone could really make waves here but it seems like Nokia has ignored the US market so far. I am not a huge user of apps on my android phone so this could work for me.

      • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

        “Why hasn’t this been over here…”
        This isn’t anywhere else yet either – they only just announced the thing and it does support T-mobile 3G.
        “Nokia has ignored the US market so far”
        To some extent, but frankly, they haven’t been willing to play the games carriers wanted them to.  IN Europe, they have one phone which all the carriers will take with minimal customization, because if they try to lock down feature or change things to much customers can get the same phone from any other carrier.  Over hear, each carrier wants their exclusive and wants radios removed so it won’t work on competitions networks (like the Astound not being pentaband, while unlocked C7 is) and Nokia has been reluctant to bow to the carriers demands.

        Hopefully we will see more devices come to US carriers like the Astound did and hopefully this will be one of them

      • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

        “Why hasn’t this been over here…”
        This isn’t anywhere else yet either – they only just announced the thing and it does support T-mobile 3G.
        “Nokia has ignored the US market so far”
        To some extent, but frankly, they haven’t been willing to play the games carriers wanted them to.  IN Europe, they have one phone which all the carriers will take with minimal customization, because if they try to lock down feature or change things to much customers can get the same phone from any other carrier.  Over hear, each carrier wants their exclusive and wants radios removed so it won’t work on competitions networks (like the Astound not being pentaband, while unlocked C7 is) and Nokia has been reluctant to bow to the carriers demands.

        Hopefully we will see more devices come to US carriers like the Astound did and hopefully this will be one of them

      • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

        “Why hasn’t this been over here…”
        This isn’t anywhere else yet either – they only just announced the thing and it does support T-mobile 3G.
        “Nokia has ignored the US market so far”
        To some extent, but frankly, they haven’t been willing to play the games carriers wanted them to.  IN Europe, they have one phone which all the carriers will take with minimal customization, because if they try to lock down feature or change things to much customers can get the same phone from any other carrier.  Over hear, each carrier wants their exclusive and wants radios removed so it won’t work on competitions networks (like the Astound not being pentaband, while unlocked C7 is) and Nokia has been reluctant to bow to the carriers demands.

        Hopefully we will see more devices come to US carriers like the Astound did and hopefully this will be one of them

        • Chatter

          Totally agree about the carriers bastardizing phones blue. It would be nice if this came over here so I am hoping.

        • Chatter

          Totally agree about the carriers bastardizing phones blue. It would be nice if this came over here so I am hoping.

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Sure as heck would be nice.  Nokia, you hear us?  WE WANT THIS DEVICE!!!

        • Anonymous

          According to the specs, it supports T-Mobile 4G: 14.4down/5.76up, just like the G2 and others.

          http://press.nokia.com/wp-content/uploads/mediaplugin/doc/1-nokia-n9-data-sheet.pdf

    • Chatter

      Exactly what I was thinking Pimp. This phone could really make waves here but it seems like Nokia has ignored the US market so far. I am not a huge user of apps on my android phone so this could work for me.

    • Wilma Flintstone

      Agreed P-Streezle.  Nokia better get their fudging act together and bring support to the US market.  This gorgeous lump of Serenity is just oozing beauty.  Also agreed that I wish this screen was 4 – 4.3 inch, heck I’d even take a 4.5 inch screen on this hot chunk of lovely!!!  Come on Nokia, Bring me that 4.3 inch version!!!

      • Anonymous

        Wilma, “Size isn’t everything”.

        • Wilma Flintstone

          That’s what she said.  LOL!!!

  • Anonymous

    Wow…  so why hasn’t that been over here giving Android some real competition already??  With the right screen and size I would drop Android in a heartbeat for that.  Wilma??

  • Anonymous

    Nokia phones have always been rock solid. Although they are “late to the game” I predict things will change dramatically when they start shipping wp7 next year.

  • Anonymous

    Nokia phones have always been rock solid. Although they are “late to the game” I predict things will change dramatically when they start shipping wp7 next year.

  • http://twitter.com/stevensteve steven

    It’s unlikely that T-mobile USA will carry this device, seeing as how it requires a microSIM card.

    • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

      does anyone really have micro sim cards yet? Carriers will do them when they carry a device that requires it.

    • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

      does anyone really have micro sim cards yet? Carriers will do them when they carry a device that requires it.

    • Sowhatwhocares1

      Yeah you can modify your current sim like you would if you had iphone4..u just chop off a bit of the sim n get a micro sim.

    • Sowhatwhocares1

      Yeah you can modify your current sim like you would if you had iphone4..u just chop off a bit of the sim n get a micro sim.

    • Sowhatwhocares1

      Yeah you can modify your current sim like you would if you had iphone4..u just chop off a bit of the sim n get a micro sim.

  • http://www.volkswagen.de Michael

    Damn, Nokia will always have a spot in my heart! <3 Nokia and their solid devices. Symbian = walking backwards :(

    Shoulda gone with Android Nokia!

  • http://www.volkswagen.de Michael

    Damn, Nokia will always have a spot in my heart! <3 Nokia and their solid devices. Symbian = walking backwards :(

    Shoulda gone with Android Nokia!

  • http://www.volkswagen.de Michael

    Damn, Nokia will always have a spot in my heart! <3 Nokia and their solid devices. Symbian = walking backwards :(

    Shoulda gone with Android Nokia!

  • http://www.volkswagen.de Michael

    Damn, Nokia will always have a spot in my heart! <3 Nokia and their solid devices. Symbian = walking backwards :(

    Shoulda gone with Android Nokia!

    • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

      Would never happen – Ovi maps is one of the crown jewels for them and can’t see Google being happy with Nokia putting Ovi Maps on Android devices.  
      I’m actually glad they didn’t anyway – We need more choice than the equivalent of PC vs Mac (and linux) in the phone world (android taking the PC place of course), even if i don’t ever buy a Nokia Windows Phone. 

      Yes Please T-Mo, get this available (they even have a magenta version) on your network, make some micro SIM cards and yet again lead the way with different types of products and devices (i.e taking gambles on Android and more recently, Symbian 3).

    • http://micronokiadev.wordpress.com/ bluechrism

      Would never happen – Ovi maps is one of the crown jewels for them and can’t see Google being happy with Nokia putting Ovi Maps on Android devices.  
      I’m actually glad they didn’t anyway – We need more choice than the equivalent of PC vs Mac (and linux) in the phone world (android taking the PC place of course), even if i don’t ever buy a Nokia Windows Phone. 

      Yes Please T-Mo, get this available (they even have a magenta version) on your network, make some micro SIM cards and yet again lead the way with different types of products and devices (i.e taking gambles on Android and more recently, Symbian 3).

      • Wilma Flintstone

        I couldn’t agree more and the Magenta Version is the exact one that I’m going to be getting!!!  Tmobile US, GET THIS THING SUBSIDIZED!!!

  • Jenny00

    If this phone ever goes on sale here in the states even if its unlocked and they sell it online I will be getting it but on at&t.

  • Steve Jobless

    I never get mentioned in any of these updates :( And nobody ever pays me in gum :(

    • Wilma Flintstone

      It’s because I am the pioneer of Meego here at Tmonews and EVERYBODY should know that by now.  :P

      • Steve Jobless

        What about the gum!?

  • http://twitter.com/ph_eagle brwn_eagle

    I’ll buy one when it’s available in the states for sure.  I want it’s uniqueness and elegance and to mention its power and simplicity.

  • JayeJaye

    It kinda looked like a Droid on the front..

  • cavgth

    Thats a sexy piece of tech wow I might switch my beloved android for this!!!!

  • Ktwist

    Amazing looking phone, I’m sold so where do we sign up for one of these bad boy’s!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/CeeGee-Borela/100000183782060 CeeGee Borela

    any bets by dec this thing will be one one the 1st Windows Phone 7 devices?

    • http://profiles.google.com/superg05.jeremy Jeremy Washington

      meego you stay

    • http://profiles.google.com/superg05.jeremy Jeremy Washington

      meego you stay

    • Wilma Flintstone

      Cease thy tongue and assail me not with such foul words of prediction nave!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/CeeGee-Borela/100000183782060 CeeGee Borela

    any bets by dec this thing will be one one the 1st Windows Phone 7 devices?

  • http://twitter.com/AeMr [InsertNameHere]

    Hmm…. interesting!

  • http://twitter.com/LTEstyles LTEstyles

    Beautiful well made device! i sense a NOKIA comeback. i would mos def buy this phone!

    • donny_c

      really……a Nokia comeback? Yes the N9 is beautiful and appears to be well made but really?? I don’t think so. 

      • marc

        Especially considering that they said they would only make one meego device.

        • VIVIT

          The Nokia N950 would like a word with you. But really, I see more and more meego devices to come out. Especially since Symbian is going to be gone soon. 

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Thats not exactly what Nokia said. They said they’d only make one Meego Device *This Year*. Also, they have 2 coming this year, the N9 and the N950.

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Thats not exactly what Nokia said. They said they’d only make one Meego Device *This Year*. Also, they have 2 coming this year, the N9 and the N950.

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Thats not exactly what Nokia said. They said they’d only make one Meego Device *This Year*. Also, they have 2 coming this year, the N9 and the N950.

  • Chatter

    BTW, where the heck is Wilma???? This was posted almost 7 hours ago and we still have no Wilma excitement?

    • Petey

      I know right… Right when there’s an dedicated Meego thread that she can comment… she isn’t here.

      • Wilma Flintstone

        Sorry for the delay.  Look above for excitement explosion in 3… 2… 1…

  • Petey

    This is a very nice OS, as much as I dislike nokia, I would buy this phone. Sadly, Nokia is with WP7/8 which i wouldn’t support, boring OS.

  • Jim

    This is definitely one of the best phones (if not THE best) in the world right now.  And I love Nokia.

    I am so tempted to get it as I need a new smartphone.  I’m not a fan of google or apple, so I like that this phone uses a Nokia operating system.

    But my big question to everyone here is: are there enough apps for non-apple/google phones right now?  So many web sites and stores I visit offer an app, but it seems like some only offer apple/android/blackberry apps.  Is it just as productive to go to mobile web sites or do you really need the apps written for your smartphone?

    I think Nokia makes great phones, OVI maps is way better than anything else out there, and this has a much better camera compared to many other phones, so I would prefer this phone over anything else… but I am concerned about app availability… what do others think?  Is it an issue, or is it moot?

  • Wilma Flintstone

    Sorry it’s taking me so long to comment but I’m on my HD2 and Flash isn’t supported on the browser anymore. I’ll be commenting on this awesome piece of sweet Heavenly Goodness when I get home. And Thanks for the Honorable Mention David LOL and for the Shoutout Pimpstrong LOL. Give me about an hour, I’ll be on and ready to jump for joy. :D

  • Wilma Flintstone

    That’s what I’ve been trying to tell everybody since I found out about it.  Meego can run Android apps. :D

    • Anonymous

      Consider this bought then

  • Wilma Flintstone

    Ok, now I’m here everybody.  Let the Ranting commence:
    I’ll start off by saying that I am actually very shocked by how many people here are saying that they’d love to buy this Meego device.  I must say that I am very pleased with this device, from the design to the specs, to the UI.  NFC support rocks!!!  I saw the unveiling at the Nokia Connections 2011 even which was streamed live yesterday at 10pm EST (Next day 10am Singapore time) and I must say, the happiness that came from my emotions rose to new heights.

    and now for the fun part:  Get Ready people, The thing you’ve all been waiting for, Excitement in 3… 2… 1…:
    OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  *Doing the Lambada!!!  DATS DE FORBIDDEN DANCE!!! *Fresh Prince pun intended LOL* )  IT’S ZE PRECIOUS!!!!! ZE PRECIOUS I TELL YOU!!!!!!!!  MY PRECIOUS!!!!!!!!  THIS DEVICE HAS THE LOOKS OF ATHENA WITH THE POWER OF HERCULES!!!!!   NEED I GO INTO HOW SMEXY THIS DEVICE IS?  I already have you say?  WELL HEAR IT AGAIN!!!!   THIS DEVICE IS LIKE A COMBINATION OF ZOE SALDANA AND GRACE PARK!!!!!  HOT BHUT JOLOKIA PEPPERZ THATS HOT!!!  O.O OH AND THAT’S JUST THE BEGINNING!!!  There’s times when Chariots of Fire needs to be played and THIS IS ONE OF THOSE TIMES while Me and the Nokia N9 are Running towards each other in slow motion as to capture every moment of bliss that encapsulates the experience of Emotion.  IT’S HARD FOR ME TO TYPE THIS RIGHT NOW DUE TO THE OVERFLOWING AMOUNTS OF GLEE AND AWESOME THAT ARE FLOWING FROM MY TEARDROPS OF JOY FROM SIMPLY DROOLING OVER THIS DEVICE!!!!   You’ve GOTTA understand, the simply pleasure of seeing ZE PRECIOUS come into existence is like, it’s like…  SOMETHING REALLY GOOD!!!  *Literally Jumping Around the room now in a purely blissful stature* XD  You know how Carlton was when he got Will’s Chicktionary, that’s the power I feel right now and I couldn’t be happier.  :D
    WELCOME TO THE WORLD MEEGO!!!  YOU WILL SELL MILLIONS AND MILLIONS OF DEVICES!!!

    • Anonymous

      Zoe’s fine.  Grace is skinny, but sexy if I liked Anorexics.  And whoa whoa whoa you slingin words like (Samsung)Hercules around now that’s a bold statement lol.

      Anyway you crazy wit your rollercoaster of emotions there lol!  I’m glad they finally brought out what you want now go pre-order yourself a hot pink one!

      • Wilma Flintstone

        Lol!!!!  I knew you’d be the person to catch on to the Hercules analogy.  LOL!!!  And Grace is Asian, give her some credit here, hey, she’s thicker than Carly.  Lol!!!  And I said it’s like a COMBINATION of the two UGH!!!  So it’s some meat there Lol.

        Hey I gotta stay true to the epicness that is MEEGO!!!  And you can bet your bottom dollar that I’m getting that Hot Pink/Magenta one.  Can’t express the joy of this very moment.  XD

  • Wilma Flintstone

    Ok, now I’m here everybody.  Let the Ranting commence:
    I’ll start off by saying that I am actually very shocked by how many people here are saying that they’d love to buy this Meego device.  I must say that I am very pleased with this device, from the design to the specs, to the UI.  NFC support rocks!!!  I saw the unveiling at the Nokia Connections 2011 even which was streamed live yesterday at 10pm EST (Next day 10am Singapore time) and I must say, the happiness that came from my emotions rose to new heights.

    and now for the fun part:  Get Ready people, The thing you’ve all been waiting for, Excitement in 3… 2… 1…:
    OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  *Doing the Lambada!!!  DATS DE FORBIDDEN DANCE!!! *Fresh Prince pun intended LOL* )  IT’S ZE PRECIOUS!!!!! ZE PRECIOUS I TELL YOU!!!!!!!!  MY PRECIOUS!!!!!!!!  THIS DEVICE HAS THE LOOKS OF ATHENA WITH THE POWER OF HERCULES!!!!!   NEED I GO INTO HOW SMEXY THIS DEVICE IS?  I already have you say?  WELL HEAR IT AGAIN!!!!   THIS DEVICE IS LIKE A COMBINATION OF ZOE SALDANA AND GRACE PARK!!!!!  HOT BHUT JOLOKIA PEPPERZ THATS HOT!!!  O.O OH AND THAT’S JUST THE BEGINNING!!!  There’s times when Chariots of Fire needs to be played and THIS IS ONE OF THOSE TIMES while Me and the Nokia N9 are Running towards each other in slow motion as to capture every moment of bliss that encapsulates the experience of Emotion.  IT’S HARD FOR ME TO TYPE THIS RIGHT NOW DUE TO THE OVERFLOWING AMOUNTS OF GLEE AND AWESOME THAT ARE FLOWING FROM MY TEARDROPS OF JOY FROM SIMPLY DROOLING OVER THIS DEVICE!!!!   You’ve GOTTA understand, the simply pleasure of seeing ZE PRECIOUS come into existence is like, it’s like…  SOMETHING REALLY GOOD!!!  *Literally Jumping Around the room now in a purely blissful stature* XD  You know how Carlton was when he got Will’s Chicktionary, that’s the power I feel right now and I couldn’t be happier.  :D
    WELCOME TO THE WORLD MEEGO!!!  YOU WILL SELL MILLIONS AND MILLIONS OF DEVICES!!!

  • Anonymous

    I just realized that thing has no navigation buttons.

    • Wilma Flintstone

      Yeah I’m also intriuged by that. I wonder how that will work but the swipe gesture and such are supposed to have replaced the need for them. I want to test this device and see how intuitive that is. It seems to work well.

    • Wilma Flintstone

      Yo Pimpstriker!!!  You may need to go check out the latest headline news over at Gsmarena.  I think you’d be in for a real surprise…

      • Anonymous

        ?

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Go to gsmarena.com and read the latest news about the n9. I think you’ll be plenty shocked.

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Go to gsmarena.com and read the latest news about the n9. I think you’ll be plenty shocked.

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Go to gsmarena.com and read the latest news about the n9. I think you’ll be plenty shocked.

        • Wilma Flintstone

          Go to gsmarena.com and read the latest news about the n9. I think you’ll be plenty shocked.

        • Wilma Flintstone

          The N9 can run Android Apps using a simple program called Alien Dalvik. The Article is on Gsmarena’s site.

  • Anonymous

    I just realized that thing has no navigation buttons.

  • http://spritemoney.myopenid.com/ Andrew

    I hate Nokia every nokia phone (except for one) has BROKEN down on me. :(

    • Anonymous

      4/5 of my Nokia phones from the last 10 yeas still work fine and I recycled th 5th one in fully functional condition.

    • vrso2

      hmm, am nokia user since 1992 and never ever had problem with phone. Unles i droped him from 3rd floor ;)

  • Jim

    By far the best reply I have ever seen in these forums.  Thank you so much for being so helpful.

    I especially appreciate your comments regarding just going to mobile web sites instead of using mobile apps.  I’m not going to spend money on a data plan (my bill is high enough, so WiFi will have to be enough for me), and so I’m wondering if mobile apps work well in “offline” mode (no data plan and not around WiFi) – as opposed to the mobile browser, which doesn’t – or if they really require a constant data connection to be of any use.

  • Brianzdman02

    Was just watching the news and they listed Nokia as a company that will be gone in 2012. This phone is behind its time and not to mention on an OS that nobody cares about really. This is an Apple and Android dominated market.

    • Guest

      Dream on!

    • Guest

      Dream on!

  • Anonymous

    This with Android, some hell of a competition. 

  • mrmiddl

    looks like a cool phone. maybe more on the chick side though. i would buy it for my girl.

  • David

    I love this Windows Phone. Way to go Nokia! Very cool design. I will buy it with Windows Phone OS first day I comes out!

    Of course if T-Mobile will add this phone to their line up and if still T-Mobile exist.

    • Guest

      it running meego cant you read?

  • David

    I love this Windows Phone. Way to go Nokia! Very cool design. I will buy it with Windows Phone OS first day I comes out!

    Of course if T-Mobile will add this phone to their line up and if still T-Mobile exist.