Monday, October 13, 2008

Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition: Cool New Internet Tablet

nokia n810 wimax editionThis is an all new internet tablet from Nokia - The Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition. Nokia has certainly entered another market as a late entrant with this new internet tablet. The Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition connects to the internet using WiMAX - you don't need to look for hotspots anymore. It comes with a high-resolution 4.13” WVGA touch screen display (800 x 480 pixels) with up to 65,536 colors.

Here are some of the features listed on Nokia's website.


* TI HS OMAP 2420, 400Mhz

Memory Functions

* Flash 256MB


* 2GB internal memory
* Support for compatible miniSD and microSD memory cards (with extender). Supports cards up to 8GB. (SD cards over 2GB must be SDHC compatible.)

Operating Times

* Battery: Nokia Battery BP-4L
* Music playback: up to 10 hours
* Standby time off-line: up to 14 days

WiMAX operation times*

* Standby. always online: up to 2 days
* Internet browsing time: up to 3 hours

Wi-Fi operation times*

* Standby, always online: up to 5 days
* Internet browsing time: up to 4 hours

*Operating times may vary depending on the radio access technology used, network configuration and usage. The availability of the product and its features depend on your area and service providers, so please contact them and your Nokia dealer for further information.

Other characteristics

* Smooth slide with integrated QWERTY keyboard
* Built-in GPS receiver
* High quality stereo speakers and sensitive microphone
* High-resolution widescreen touch display
* Integrated desk stand
* Integrated VGA web camera
* HW key to lock touch screen and keys
* Ambient light sensor


* WiMAX 802.16e / 2.5GHz
* WLAN standard: IEEE 802.11b/g
* Bluetooth specification v.2.0 . +EDR (profiles supported: HID, FTP, DUN, GAP, SPP, ,SAP and OPP)
* USB high speed for compatible PC connectivity
* 3.5 mm stereo headphone plug (Nokia AV Connector)

The interesting part is that this Nokia N810 WiMAX edition runs on an all new operating system - OS2008 which is basically a Linux based OS. This is definitely a chance for application developers to develop third party software for the device. Currently the Nokia N810 WiMAX edition is only available in the US.