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Nokia Jabs Google at Nokia World Event

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by phandroid, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. phandroid

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    Usually when we recap events we start them off with, “as expected” but no such comment will be made this time as Nokia announced the N97 at their Nokia World event in Barcelona, Spain today. The phone will be $550 Euros before carrier subsidization and its being described as the Noka 5800 on Steroids. But what [...]

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  2. slave1

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    I used to have an N97, except back then (last week) it was called an MDA Vario 3. :p
     
  3. johnkzin

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    They finally came out with a tilt screen I've been asking for for the last year (I came to Android via being a Nokia Internet Tablet user). Aside from a questionable keyboard layout, this is very much the hardware I've wanted from them for a year.

    Software on the other hand... I would have preferred Maemo on it. Ideally, to me, it would have:

    1) Maemo
    2) Dalvik (for android apps)
    3) Tethering for my Netbook
    4) T-Mobile USA 3G

    But, no such luck. Until they release a version of this thing with that feature set, I probably wont be going back to Nokia for my phone.
     

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