Nokia N9 smartphone announced
Nokia wants to continue connecting people with their latest smartphone effort, the Nokia N9. It fully intends to help focus the most important things that people indulge in on their smartphones- that is to use apps, receive notifications and switch between different activities. All it takes to navigate through the user interface is a simple gesture – that is, a swipe of a finger.
Powered by the MeeGo platform, the Nokia N9 is a culmination of elements of industrial design, software development and user interface advancements, in addition to a developer platform that ends up with you experiencing a better way to use a phone. Basically, all it takes is a single swipe from the edge of the screen and you’re good to go.
True to form and inspired by Apple, the Nokia N9 will also comprise of a one-piece, unibody design, letting both the hardware and software fit together seamlessly. With a large, 3.9″ curved glass AMOLED display, it will let you view all your applications without suffering from any visual strain. Not only that, the innovative laminated display technology will make it look as though applications are literally floating on top of the screen.
You can choose from 16GB and 64GB models with black, cyan and magenta colors to boot. Basically, the Nokia N9 is touted to be the first first pure touch screen phone without any front-facing buttons at all in the world, and to unlock the handset, all it takes is just double-tapping the screen.
Apart from that, there is also the 8-megapixel auto focus camera with Carl Zeiss optics to make sure Nokia remains right in the forefront on the technological front, dual LED flash and super wide 28mm lens. You also won’t get lost since the Nokia N9 will ship with the latest version of Nokia Maps that is free. No idea on pricing yet as at press time, but that doesn’t mean it is going to come cheap, you know.