Hong Kong Tech Phooey

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First Look – Nokia N800 Internet Tablet


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Photo from John Tokash of Carrypad.com

[8 January] The Nokia N800 quietly went on sale in the US for US$399.99 over the last weekend and sighting reports were all over the Net for the past couple days. So far the listed stats aren’t too impressive:

Model name: N800
CPU type: Possibly OMAP 2 series
CPU speed: 320 Mhz
OS: Tablet 0S 2007 / Maemo / Linux
Screen Size: 4.1 inches
Screen Resolution: 800×480
RAM: 128 MB
Flash: 256 MB

Interfaces
SD card slot x2
Headset i/f (Mic+Line)

WLAN details
802.11b/g

PAN details
BT2.0

Included accessories
Built-in camera.
Stand
Stylus
Soft Case
Stereo speakers

Ring Nokia posted some very nice unboxing pictures and I’m linking it here. If you want more information on this baby, check out John Tokash’s latest reviews and thoughts at his blog, http://blog.tokash.org. The following YouTube vid is from him as well. Talking about YouTube, John also mentioned that YouTube videos play at a brutal 1 or 2 frames per second, major bummer.

[23 February] MobileTechReview gave N800 4 out of 5 stars, review here.

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February 23, 2007 - Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Mobile Phone, Nokia |

4 Comments »

  1. Hmmm… Yam! Yam! It looks great.

    Is it available in Asian/Malaysian market? Where can I order one?

    JP

    Comment by justnpeace | January 18, 2007 | Reply

  2. Hi,

    I am wondering how I can buy this fancy tablet in Hong Kong? Where did you buy it? Thanks,

    Joseph

    Comment by Joseph | February 11, 2007 | Reply

  3. Will check around, don’t own one yet.

    Comment by hongkongphooey | February 11, 2007 | Reply

  4. Expansys (http://www.expansys.com.hk/) sells them imported from the UK, but at a slightly inflated price of HK$3795. I have mine on order.

    The N800 doesn’t officially support Chinese/Japanese text in the Opera web browser. There were some hacks to enable this for the N770 predecessor.

    Comment by Paul | April 2, 2007 | Reply


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