On June 21 2011 at the Nokia Connection event in Singapore, Nokia announced the N9, a MeeGo based button-less touch screen smartphone. Nokia N9 is claimed to give iPhone a run for their money as far its features are concerned.
Nokia N9 is equipped with an OMAP 3630 ARM Cortex A8 processor and 1 GB of dedicated high performance RAM. The Nokia N9 has a 3.9-inch (99 mm) AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 854 × 480 pixel, and it is capable of displaying up to 16.7 million colors. Moreover the screen is scratch resistant and employs Gorilla Glass technology.
It has multi touch input method, accelerometer, and proximity sensor for auto on/off and is anti glare to be easily used in broad daylight.
It is available with 16/64 GB of internal storage. The smartphone is Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n, GPS with A-GPS, EDGE, GPRS, and Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and EDR. The phone has a full HTML and WAP 2.0/xHTML browser that provides seamless browsing. N9 has games preloaded with Angry Birds, Galaxy on Fire and Rea, Golf.
The N9 owns an 8 megapixel (3248 x 2448 px) back camera with an autofocus feature, dual LED flash, 16:9 aspect ratio options and 4× digital zoom. It can capture HD videos in 720p. It also has a secondary camera to make video calls.
N9 is packed with standard Li-ion battery (1450mAh) that provides from 7h to 11h of talk time, from 16 to 19 days of standby, 4.5h of video playback and up to 48h of music play back.
Let us compare this N9 with Apple iPhone 4. N9’s 3.9 inch display is bigger than iPhone 4’s 3.5 inch screen. But the iPhone has a resolution of 640×960 pixels than N9 480×854 pixels. And iPhone 4 is thinner (9.3mm) than N9 (12.1mm).
N9 has a 1GB RAM but iPhone4 comes with a RAM of 512 MB. And N9 has a better camera with 8 MP than iPhone4 5 MP. The camera of N9 shoots with higher resolution (3264X2448 pixels) than iPhone 4 (2592X1944 pixels).