Nokia has announced its new N9 Smartphone that runs the MeeGo1.2 (Harmattan) Mobile OS, the N9 is also the first Smartphone to run the MeeGo OS. The N9 was contructed using a single piece of polycarbonate which gives the smartphone superior antenna performance thus delivering a much better voice quality during conversations, better reception and a lot less drop calls. It gets a 3.9-inch AMOLED Touchscreen display with a 854×480 pixel resolution that is protected by scratch resistant Gorilla Glass.
The Nokia N9 measures 116.45 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm and weighs approximately 135 grams, it packs the power of a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 OMAP3630 Processor, it has PowerVR SGX530 Graphic processing unit, 1GB of RAM and 64GB of storage capacity. It runs the Linux-based MeeGo 1.2 that has been codenamed the Harmattan and has a UI that enables the user to operate the device using swipe gestures. Other specifications of the Nokia N9 includes an 8-Megapixel camera with autofocus, dual-LED flash and 720p HD recording, the supports NFC (Near Field Communication), WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 and delivers a surround sound experience plus Dolby Digital Plus decoding and Dolby Headphone post-processing technology.
The new Nokia N9 MeeGo Smartphone is expected to hit shelves later this year, no pricing details has been announced for the MeeGo-Powered Smartphone.