Nokia has announced a new addition to the Nokia N9 family with the arrival of the white version of the device. It is already available in Pink, black, magenta and cyan colurs. It will be available during the fourth quarter of 2011, starting with the 64GB version.
Commenting on why N9 was available in white colour from the start Frank Zillikens, who heads up the product marketing for Nokia N9 said, “The manufacturing process for beautiful white products is quite complex and we wanted to make sure we deliver the best possible quality for our consumers.”
Nokia N9 user will also be able to download the new updates which include usability improvements, like music controls keys from the lock screen or closing apps by swiping them down by default and NFC tag reading by December end.
Developed in partnership with Intel, Nokia N9 is the only phone to sport the Meego operating system currently. “The estimated retail price of the Nokia N9 16 GB and 64 GB is approximately EUR 480 (Rs 31,800) and EUR 560 (Rs 37,200) before applicable taxes or subsidies,” Nokia said in a statement.
The Nokia N9 is a button less device and comes with a unibody design without a removable battery. There are three home views of the user interface which are designed to give fast access to the most important things people do with a phone: using apps, staying up to date with notifications and social networks, and switching between activities.
The phone comes with a 3.9 inch Amoled screen, which is made from scratch-resistant curved glass. The polycarbonate body, according to the company, enables superior antenna performance. This means better reception, better voice quality and fewer dropped calls.
The phone comes with an 8 megapixel Carl Zeiss autofocus sensor, wide-angle lens, HD-quality video capture and large lens aperture enable great camera performance even in lowlighting conditions.
The Nokia N9 features free turn-by-turn drive and walk navigation with voice guidance in Maps. With the new dedicated Drive app, you can get in your car and start navigating to your destination right away.
Nokia N9 is also the world’s first smartphone with Dolby Digital Plus decoding and Dolby headphone post-processing technology, you get a surround sound experience with any set of headphones.