Monday, March 31, 2008

Nokia Demos Internet Tablet WiMAX Edition

At CTIA in Las Vegas, Nokia unveiled its N810 Internet Tablet - WiMAX Edition -- a pocket-sized device that is expected to be available in the U.S. during the summer of 2008 in areas where WiMAX connectivity is available.

The device offers a Mozilla web browser, GPS, 2GB of internal memory and expandability to 10 GB, a 4.13 inch touch screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. A number of VoIP and Instant Messaging (IM) clients are available, including Skype, Google Talk, and Gizmo5. A client for the Rhapsody online music service is also available.

Also being introduced with the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition is the newest Internet Tablet operating system. This new upgraded OS2008 introduces useful new features to the platform, including an enhanced e-mail client, support for Chinese character rendering in the browser and RSS feeds and Seamless Software Update functionality to eliminate manual software updates, making periodic updates of the operating system quick and easy.