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Nokia Adds WiMAX to the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet
      #29950 - 04/05/08 05:08 PM

Nokia unveiled a new edition of the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet, a WiMAX version. Here is more info:

"Ushering in the next generation of wireless broadband devices, Nokia unveiled its newest Nseries device, the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet - WiMAX Edition, Nokia's first device engineered to take advantage of new wide-area high-speed mobile WiMAX networks. This pocket-sized device lets consumers enjoy an open Internet experience, allowing for access to the full Internet without barriers, while on the go. The Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition is the latest iteration of Nokia's popular line of Internet Tablet products. For the first time, the power and convenience of the Internet Tablet platform is combined with next generation wide-area wireless broadband capability, allowing users to easily and quickly access all of their favorite Internet services beyond local area hot spots. The Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition is expected to be available in the United States during the summer of 2008 in areas where WiMAX connectivity is available.

The WiMAX antenna adds a small hump on the back of the N810:

WiMAX is a standards-based wireless broadband technology that delivers an open Internet experience similar to that of fixed broadband technologies with typical data download speeds of up to 2-4 Mbps per user with peak download speeds of up to 10 Mbps. Unlike current single point local area technologies like Wi-Fi which have a range of a few hundred feet, WiMAX networks consist of a number of interconnected base stations, each with a radius of up to 2-3 miles, that allow for handoffs from one base station to another as users move about a region or metro area. Additionally, WiMAX networks integrate technology designed to maximize the quality of service for each subscriber.

Along with a full featured web browser, powered by Mozilla, that takes full advantage of the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition?s large 4.13 inch touch screen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a variety of popular web-based services are also supported. Many of these applications can be found on Nokia?s dedicated OS 2008 User Site. To keep connected while on-the-go, a number of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Instant Messaging (IM) clients are available, including Skype, Google Talk, and Gizmo5, which can also take advantage of the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition?s built-in web cam for video calls. A client for the popular Rhapsody online music service is also available, transforming the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition into a portable jukebox with millions of songs available to enjoy at a few taps of the screen. Beyond these well-known services, an active developer community has also emerged around the Linux-based Internet Tablet platform, creating additional applications ? from games to productivity tools.

A number of additional features further enhance the utility of the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition. With built-in GPS, the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition can easily transform itself into a fully featured personal navigation device, complete with real-time on-screen maps. An integrated media player and 2 GB of internal memory, expandable to a full 10 GB of memory with the addition of an optional microSD memory card, allows the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition to store and play back a large library of music and video content. When not in range of a WiMAX network, the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition can also access the Internet over Wi-Fi or via conventional cellular data networks by pairing to a compatible mobile phone via Bluetooth technology.

Nokia N810 Internet Tablet WiMAX Edition Features:

keysKey Experiences
?Connect seamlessly to the Internetwith either Wi-Fior WiMAX wireless networks
?Keep in touch with your social networks with a browser powered by Mozillawith Adobe Flash 9
?Web 2.0 internet experience with full QWERTY keyboard
?Internet messaging, email and internet calling with built-inweb camera and microphone
?Listen to your music and watch your videos on a stunning4.13?widescreen display with high quality stereo speakers
?Integrated GPS with built-in map application and pre-loadedmaps, with a possibility to upgrade to voice-guided navigation

?WiMAX 802.16e / 2.5 GHz
?USB 2.0 high speed with micro connector, OTG
?Bluetooth Specification 2.0 + EDR
?3.5 mm stereo headphone plug (Nokia AV Connector)

Sales Package
?Nokia N810 Internet Tablet WiMAX Edition
?Battery (BP-4L)
?Stereo headset
?Car holder
?Travel charger
?Data cable
?Get started guide
?Safety, warranty and other product information booklet Internet

Tablet OS: maemo Linux based OS2008 feature upgrade

Key applications
?Web browser powered by Mozillaand Adobe Flash 9 plug-in
?Instant messaging
?Email application and web-based email support
?Internet calling with web camera
?Media player
?Map application
?RSS feed reader
?Image viewer
?Seamlesssoftware update

Input methods: HW keyboard, full screen finger keyboard and on screen keyboard
Display functions: Zooming, full screen and panning
Video:3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MP4, ASF, WMV,MPEG-1, MPEG-4, RV (RealVideo)
Audio: MP3, WMA, AAC, AMR, AWB, M4A, MP2,RA (RealAudio), WAV

Technical Profile

Dimensions: 5.04 in (h) x 2.83 in (l) x .55 in (w)
Weight: 8.1 ounces Volume: 128cc
WiMAX Internet browsing time: up to 3 hours
WiMAX standby time: up to 4 days
Wi-Fi Internet browsing time: up to 4 hours
Wi-Fi standby time: up to 5 days
Standby time (offline): up to 14 days
Music playback:up to 10 hours
Screen: 4.13? widescreen display with 800 x 480 resolution, 65,536 colors
Processor: TI OMAP 2420, 400Mhz
Memory: DDR RAM 128MB, Flash 256MB
Storage: 2GB internal memory and memory expansion slot supporting cards upto 8GB (compatible with miniSD and microSD with extender)
Power supply: 1500mAh (BP-4L)

Other features:
Integrated GPS receiver and antenna
Ambient light sensor adjusts screenbrightness and keyboard lightsaccording to light conditions
Hardware key to lock touch screen and keys

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. While standard on the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition, current owners of Nokia N810 and N800 Internet Tablets with earlier operating systems will be able to upgrade their device to the revised operating system for free during the second quarter of 2008."


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