Full Details of Nokia’s Maemo 5 flagship internet tablet

It looks like Nokia have something new to wet your salivary glands aside from its feature pack N97. Well, MobileCrunch have scooped full details (hardware specs and worldwide launch) of the upcoming device from Nokia.

They named it as new internet tablet from Nokia but it’s more likely to have the characteristic of N97. It’s internally named as “N900″, “Rover”, or “Maemo Flagship”. Here is the hardware details spec for this device:

Hardware Specs:

  • Dimensions: 59.7mmx111mmx18.2mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • 3.5″ 800×480 (WVGA) touchscreen
  • OMAP3430 500/600 Mhz processor (Fun Trivia: Same CPU as the Palm Pre)
  • Bands: GSM Quad-Band 850, 900, 1800, 1900. WCDMA 900, 1700/2100, 2100
  • 5 megapixel Carl Zeiss camera with dual-LED flash, autofocus, and sliding cover
  • Though the renders we’ve seen show two lens-like circles near the screen, we’ve got no word on what’s behind them. However, we feel safe in assuming that its a proximity sensor and a front-facing camera.
  • 1GB total virtual runtime memory (256MB physical RAM, 768MB virtual memory)
  • Wi-Fi, HSPA
  • 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 48GB via external memory
  • Keyboard variants: English, Scandinavian, French, German, South European, Italian, Russia
  • In the box: Connectivity cable, headset, charger, battery (1320 mAh), Video-out cable, microUSB adaptor, cleaning cloth

Some of the mentioned software features:

  • In all of the renders we’ve seen, it appears to be running Maemo 5.
  • Multitasking: “Run all of your favorite applications simultaneously”
  • Live Dashboard allows all open tasks and unread messages to be displayed in one view
  • Browser: Firefox 3 with support for Flash 9.4 (Document outright specifies Firefox 3, rather than Fennec)
  • Built-in automatic update software
  • Contacts has some sort of status sharing built in, allowing you to share your status, location, and mood. Support for Contacts on Ovi and Google Talk.
  • All SMS and IMs accessible from one view
  • Cellular voice or VOIP both supported
  • Captures video at 800×480 in AVC/H.264
  • Image tagging and geo-tagging support
  • Nokia intends to have at least a dozen add-on apps available at launch, including a game called “Bounce”, a Jaiku/Twitter app called “Mauku”, and a few widgets.

Asides from the details specs, the said documents also includes the target release dates for this device which mainly states its T-Mobile and worldwide release.

Target launch dates, as of the beginning of this year:

  • T-Mobile International: July 2009
  • T-Mobile USA: August/September 2009
  • Middle East, Asia, South-East Asian Pacific: July 2009
  • Europe: October 2009

We can’t still set our foot on these details, but it seems believable. Some major information is still missing right now with availability and price is still open. But to see S60 out of this next version, now with Maemo 5, this would be really an exciting upcoming device for Nokia.

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