Nokia's secret announcement is no longer a secret They call it a mobile computer, the Nokia N97. It has a full touchscreen, internet surfing and in their video it rocks. It something you can always keep with you and use one hand or two. They call it versatile, contextual, and truly mobile.
Features include a pull-out QWERTY keyboard the pulls out from a 3.5" - 16:9 aspect ratio - touchscreen. The 5-megapixel camera on the back has Carl Zeiss Tessar lens and dual LED flash. The N97 can capture video in DVD quality in 16:9 aspect ratio, far better than the iPhone or G1.
The Nokia N97 comes with 32 GB of memory which can be expanded with a microSD card. It has HSDPA speeds of 7.2Mb/s, Wi-Fi, A-GPS (with an electronic compass), and the N97 can deliver up to 37 hours of music and 4.5 hours of video playback.
The N97 runs on Symbian S50 5th Edition, which will allow for widgets. Nokia is also launching their Ovi service where users can store their email, push email and store calendar. The Nokia 97 is expected to be priced at $700 with no carrier subsidies.
“This is a world where you will have the power to tailor and personalize your Internet how and when you like, to make your day-to-day life easier and more fulfilling.” Kallasvuo noted that Nokia, with more than one billion customers globally, has the opportunity to put the power of the Internet into the hands of more people in more places than any other company, “and that’s what we intend to do.”Here’s the rockin’ video