Nokia today introduced the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet. It is expected to start shipping mid November with an estimated retail price of 479 USD. Powered by maemo Linux based OS2008, updatable also on the Nokia N800, their previous internet tablet.
According to Extreme Tech, the N810 has a web cam, media player (including Rhapsody support), e-mail, contacts book, and a terrific Web browser. It has 2 GB of storage built in, and comes with an SDHC slot supporting up to 32 GB of add-on memory. The Nokia N810 features a highly customizable user interface containing a Mozilla based browser with Ajax and Adobe flash 9, Bluetooth headset support as well as enhanced video and audio features.
The Nokia N810 offers up to 45 hours of music playback and memory to store up to 7,500 songs on an optional 10GB memory card. The refreshed Video Gizmo, Skype and Rhapsody highlight some most popular downloads available while Boingo Wireless, Earthlink and The Cloud enable Wi-Fi connectivity, across thousands of different locations globally. Nokia’s mobile sharing service, MOSH, allows you to share applications, games, images, videos, audio, and documents directly from your computer as well as Nokia devices.
According to Linux Devices, the N810 is based on a Texas Instruments (TI) OMAP2420 SoC like the earlier N800. Whereas the N800 was clocked at 320MHz, the N810 ups the clock to 400MHz. Other new features include built-in GPS, an FM transmitter (for in-car listening), and a light-sensing screen dimmer.
The pocket-sized device can connect to the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot or over a Bluetooth mobile phone. The Nokia N810 allows you to make internet calls; check your Google Mail or Facebook Account; watch the latest videos on YouTube or update your blog using the device’s slide-out keyboard along with its touch screen. Its has built-in maps and satellite navigation. No WiMAX connection — yet.
In related news, Boingo’s Mobile WiFi client is now available for Nokia phones and tablets. The free software, works on E60 phones, the N95 and Nokia N800/810 webtablets (by November). Boingo’s world-wide WiFi network can be accessed for as little as $7.95 per month. Glenn Fleishman talked to Christian Gunning, Boingo’s head of marketing, for more details.