Nokia N900 – Open Source Linux Based Maemo 5 Mobile is Official Now

Written By Sam on 27 August 2009

Nokia N900 is finally made official by Nokia. The Nokia N900 runs on the latest Maemo 5 software and comes power packed with high speed and power. The open source, Linux-based Maemo software will deliver a PC-like experience on the Nokia N900 handset.


The Nokia N900 comes with a powerful ARM Cortex-A8 processor, up to 1GB of application memory and OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics acceleration. All this high power will give you a PC-like multitasking feature on the N900. You can easily personalize the panoramic homescreen with your favorite shortcuts, widgets and applications. The Nokia N900 features a high-resolution WVGA touch screen and fast internet connectivity with 10/2 HSPA and WLAN. Nokia N900 Web Browser is powered by the Mozilla engine to give you full access to rich interactive content. Online videos and interactive applications are vivid with full Adobe Flash 9.4 support.

If you are a Text Messaging, IM or Twitter fan then you can use the full physical slide-out QWERTY keyboard to easily type the text on N900. You can use the Nokia Messaging service to mobilize up to 10 personal email accounts. The Nokia N900 has got 32GB of storage and you can expand it up to 48GB with the microSD card. The 5MP camera and Carl Zeiss optics of N900 will allow you to take stunning photographs.

Features of Maemo 5 based Nokia N900

  • 110.9 × 59.8 × 18mm dimensions and weighs just 181g
  • TI OMAP 3430: ARM Cortex-A8 600 MHz processor
  • Up to 1GB of application memory which includes 256 MB RAM and 768 MB virtual memory
  • Latest Maemo 5 OS
  • Maemo browser powered by Mozilla engine
  • OpenGL ES 2.0 Graphics Acceleration
  • 3.5″ WVGA touch screen with 800 × 480 pixel resolution
  • 5MP camera and Carl Zeiss optics.
  • Video recording at up to 848 × 480 pixels (WVGA) and up to 25fps
  • 32GB of storage and expandable up to 48GB with a microSD card
  • Full physical slide-out QWERTY
  • 1320mAh battery
  • Internet connectivity with 10/2 HSPA and WLAN
  • Adobe Flash(TM) 9.4 support
  • Quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WCDMA 900/1700/2100, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth with A2DP

Video of Nokia N900

The Nokia N900 will be available in selected markets from October 2009 and the estimated retail price of Nokia N900 is EUR 500. The Nokia N900 will be displayed at the Nokia World, Stuttgart, on September 2.

One Response to “Nokia N900 – Open Source Linux Based Maemo 5 Mobile is Official Now”

  1. Deep says:

    what kind of phone it is ? if you see it has no bt as divise 2) address not save in mail contack 3)no word /excel in bilt …….ect . then for what ? it is a big fucking phone made by nokia.

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