Nokia Internet tablet
Nokia Internet Tablets is the name given to a range of Nokia mobile Internet appliances products. These tablets fall in the range between a personal digital assistant (PDA) and an Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC), and slightly below Intel's Mobile Internet device (MID).
Early trials and predecessors
Nokia had plans for an Internet tablet since before 2000. An early model was test manufactured in 2001, the Nokia M510, which was running on EPOC and featuring an Opera browser, speakers and a 10-inch 800x600 screen, but it was not released because of fears that the market was not ready for it. The M510 was first leaked to the public in 2014.
Prior to the introduction of Nokia's Internet tablets, Nokia unveiled two "media devices" in 2003-04 which were mobile phones but had a form factor similar to the Internet tablets that followed them. The first of this type of device was the Nokia 7700 which was intended for mass production but ended up being canned in favor of the Nokia 7710 which had a slightly more traditional form-factor and better specs.
Nokia Internet Tablets run the Debian Linux-based Maemo, which draws much of its GUI, frameworks, and libraries from the GNOME project. It uses the embedded-targeted Matchbox as its window manager and uses Hildon, a lightweight GTK-based toolkit designed for handheld devices, as its GUI and application framework.
Maemo can be replaced entirely by a number of other Linux distributions.
- NITdroid is a port of Google's Android.
- Ubuntu has been ported.
- Mer is a new distribution created by combining Ubuntu with the open source packages from Maemo.
- Gentoo an unofficial port of Gentoo Linux is available.
|Model||Processor||Memory (RAM)||Storage (flash)||Display||Operating system version||Connectivity||Memory card||Power||Weight, dimensions||Retail availability|
|770||ARM TI OMAP1710 (252 MHz)||64 MB||128 MB||800 x 480 (16-bit)||OS2005/6, OS2007/8HE||MiniUSB, 802.11g, Bluetooth 1.2||1 RS-MMC slot II||BP-5L Li-Po 1500 mAh||230 g, 141x79x19 mm||November 2005|
|N800||ARM TI OMAP2420 (400 MHz) (originally under-clocked to (330 MHz) in OS2007)||128 MB||256 MB||800 x 480 (16-bit)||OS2007/8||MiniUSB OTG, 802.11g, Bluetooth 2.0||2 x SD slots with SDHC||BP-5L Li-Po 1500 mAh||206 g, 144x75x13(/18) mm||January 2007|
|N810||ARM TI OMAP2420 (400 MHz)||128 MB||256 MB + 2 GB internal||800 x 480 (16-bit)||OS2008||MicroUSB OTG, 802.11g, Bluetooth 2.0||1 x MiniSD slot with SDHC||BP-4L Li-Po 1500 mAh||226 g, 128x72x14 mm||October 2007|
|N810 WiMAX Edition||ARM TI OMAP2420 (400 MHz)||128 MB||256 MB + 2 GB internal||800 x 480 (16-bit)||OS2008||MicroUSB OTG, 802.11g, Bluetooth 2.0, WiMAX||1 x MiniSD slot with SDHC||BP-4L Li-Po 1500 mAh||229 g, 128x72x16 mm||April 2008|
|N900 (not marketed as an Internet Tablet)||ARM TI OMAP3430 (600 MHz)||256 MB||256 MB + 32 GB internal||800 x 480 (16-bit)||Maemo 5||MicroUSB, 802.11b/g, Bluetooth 2.1, AV connector 3.5 mm, TV-out, FM transmitter, GPS||1 x microSD slot with SDHC||BL-5J 1320 mAh||181 g, 110.9×59.8×18 mm||November 2009|
|N9 and N950 (neither marketed as an Internet Tablet)||ARM TI OMAP 3630 (1 GHz)||1 GB (mobile DDR)||512 MB internal + 16 or 64 GB on board||"Clear Black" AMOLED 854 × 480 px (FWVGA), 3.9" (99.1 mm), 16.7 m colors (24 bits)||MeeGo 1.2 "Harmattan"||NFC, Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR, MicroUSB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Micro SIM card, AV connector 3.5 mm||no memory card slot||BV-5JW 1450 mAh Li-Ion battery (removable by service)||135 g,
- Internet appliance
- Mobile Internet device
- Tablet computer
- SmartQ 5
- Nokia N1
- Nokia Lumia 2520
- Nokia N-series Archived 30 April 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Nokia's dirty secret: The untold story of a production-ready tablet from 2001". Ilta-Sanomat (in Finnish). 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2018-11-22.
- "Nokia's 7700 'media device' – first shot in the PDA wars?". Retrieved 2018-11-22.
- "NITdroidAndroid operating system for Nokia Internet Tablets (NITs)".
- "Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) for the Nokia Internet Tablets".
- "Mer - An open, community-led, Linux distribution for mobile devices".
- "Gentoo on N8X0".
- "Installing/Running Gentoo on the Nokia N810".
- Nokia leaving Maemo's tablet roots behind with N900 phone
- Nokia Press Release, N900 is now available to US consumers, 18 November 2009
- "Nokia Europe > Nokia N9 Specifications". Nokia Corporation. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
- Ari Jaaksi's Blog, Nokia's director of open source software operations
- Internet Tablet Talk, an active web forum about Nokia's Internet Tablets (obsolete, see next)
- talk-maemo-org TMO, the new URL of "Internet Tablet Talk"
- , tutorials for Internet Tablet users
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