Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Nokia Launches Wi-Fi Internet Tablet

Nokia introduced a dedicated Wi-Fi device optimized for Internet browsing and email in a pocketsize format.

The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet features a high-resolution (800x480) widescreen display with zoom and on-screen keyboard. Aside from Wi-Fi, the device can also connect to the Internet utilizing Bluetooth wireless technology via a compatible mobile phone.

The device runs on Linux based Nokia Internet Tablet 2005 software edition which includes widely deployed desktop Linux and Open Source technologies. Additional highlighted applications of the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet with the 2005 software include an Internet Radio, RSS News reader, Image viewer and Media players for selected types of media. Commercial launch is expected in Q3.