Nokia 770 Internet Tablet With Linux

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Today Nokia announced the recent Linux based Internet Tablet product category, the first device in this category is Nokia 770. The tablet has no phone functions, but it's a very powerful accessory. It can connect to the internet via Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) or Bluetooth and it's optimized for internet browsing and email communication. The Nokia 770 features impressive wide touchclassy screen with resolution 800x480 pixels, the resolution is enough to see most of the web sites without a horizontal scroll bar. Additional application for Nokia 770 include Internet Radio, RSS News reader, Image viewer and Media players. The device is quite small for what it offers - it is only slightly larger than Nokia 7710. Nokia expects to start shipping 3Q, 2005.

Nokia 770 specifications

Size

  • Weight: 230 g
  • Dimensions: 141 x 79 x 19 mm

Color

  • Black and matte silver

Display

  • High-resolution (800x480) touch classy screen with up to 65,536 colors

Memory

  • Engine: DDR Random-Access Memory (RAM) 64MB
  • Memory: Flash 128Mega Bytes (MB) (>64Mega Bytes (MB) for user)
  • Memory card: 64Mega Bytes (MB) RS-MMC (Reduced Size - MultiMediaCard)

Operating system

  • Internet Tablet 2005 software edition

Applications (in 2005 software edition)

  • Web Browser
  • Flash Player version 6
  • Email Client
  • Internet Radio
  • News Reader
  • Media players, Image viewer
  • Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer
  • File Manager
  • Search
  • Calculator
  • World Clock
  • Notes
  • Sketch
  • Games

Supported File Formats

  • Audio: MP3, Real Audio, MPEG4, AAC, WAV, AMR, MP2
  • Image: JPEG, GIF, BMP, TIFF, PNG, Animated GIF format,

  • Video: MPEG1, MPEG4, Real Video, H.263, AVI, 3GP

Connectivity

  • WLAN: 802.11b/g
  • Bluetooth specification: 1.2

  • For Internet connection and file transfer via phone
  • Profiles supported: Dial-up Networking, File Transfer, Generic Access, SIM Access and Serial Port profiles

  • Universal Serial Bus (USB) device mode for Personal Computer (PC) connectivity
  • RS-MMC
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio out
  • Power connector (2mm)

Sales Package Content

  • Nokia 770 Internet Tablet
  • 2 stylus pens
  • Pouch
  • Battery (BP-5L)
  • Travel charger (AC-4)
  • 64 Mega Bytes (MB) RS-MMC memory card
  • Connectivity cable DKE-2 (USB)
  • Desk stand DT-7
  • User guide
  • Quick start guide

 

Nokia 770 press release

The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet enables easy broadband access to the Internet over Wi-Fi

New York - Today Nokia introduced its first device in the recent Internet Tablet category, the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet, at the LinuxWorld Summit in New York. The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet is a dedicated device optimized for convenient Internet browsing and email communications in a sleek pocketsize format. The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet features an impressive high-resolution (800x480) wideclassy screen display with zoom and on-classy screen keyboard, ideal for viewing online content over Wi-Fi. Aside from Wi-Fi, the device can also connect to the Internet utilizing Bluetooth wireless technology via a compatible mobile phone.

"We are very excited to introduce our first Nokia Internet Tablet device to the market. With the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet consumers can access broadband Internet services away from their desktop, for example in the backyard or at a cafe within a Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) hotspot", says Janne Jormalainen, Vice President of Convergence Products, Multimedia, Nokia.

The device runs on Linux based Nokia Internet Tablet 2005 software edition which includes widely deployed desktop Linux and Open Source technologies. The maemo development platform (www.maemo.org) will provide Open Source developers and innovation houses with the tools and opportunities to collaborate with Nokia on future devices and Operating System (OS) releases in the Internet Tablet category.

"Linux is a logical choice for the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet as Linux and the Open Source development platform provide us with quick and efficient solutions to build products for this new, Nokia product category. This is the first step in creating an Open Source product for broadband and Internet services. We will be launching regularly updates of the software. The next software release planned for the first half of next year will support more presence based functionalities such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Instant Messaging", continues Janne Jormalainen.

Additional highlighted applications of the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet with the 2005 software include an Internet Radio, RSS News reader, Image viewer and Media players for selected types of media. The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet is planned to start shipping in the third quarter of 2005 in selected countries in the Americas and Europe.


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