Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Nokia to add ARM-based smartbook alongside Booklet?

updated 09:40 am EDT, Wed August 26, 2009

Nokia ARM-based smartbook

Nokia may add a second netbook PC to its lineup besides the upcoming 10-inch Booklet 3G, according to unofficial sources from cellphone makers in Taiwan. They reported on Wednesday that the second netbook will reportedly be based on an ARM processor, like so many of Nokia's smartphones. The Digitimes insiders claimed Nokia may contract Compal or Foxconn to build a device that would fit Qualcomm's "smartbook" label but which would not arrive on store shelves until sometime in the middle of 2010.

The Booklet 3G is understood to be manufactured by Compal and should become available early in 2010. It should ship with Windows 7, support 3G/HSDPA networks and sport Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and assisted GPS. The Booklet 3G will also get Nokia's Ovi services, including the Ovi Music Store and Ovi Maps. An ARM-based smartbook is expected to have the same functionality but may cost less due to the price of the processor.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

  1. thitinan

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Oct 2009

    0

    more information

    more information about Nokia Booklet 3G
    http://allnetbookreview.blogspot.com/search/label/Nokia%20Booklet%203G

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Adesso Xtream S3B Bluetooth speaker

Finding a speaker purpose-built for a specific need is challenging. Even when a Bluetooth speaker can be paired with a mobile device, ...

JBL Synchros E40BT headphones

For all the different configurations of headphones on the market, it's always a tough choice for buyers to get something that is just ...

Razer Taipan mouse

The list of gaming devices is growing larger with each passing day. A large number of companies have entered the gaming input arena, a ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News