Nokia has announced that the Nokia N900 is now on sale in the United States and is also shipping to people who have pre-ordered the Maemo-powered mobile computer.
"Consumers from every segment of the population are looking for more out of their mobile device - more power, more ability, more connectivity. The Nokia N900 ushers in a new era with a very powerful mobile computer," said Alessandro Lamanna, Vice President, Retail Sales, Nokia. "With an open source operating system, incorporated technology like an OMAP processor, and real time web widgets, the Nokia N900 delivers the experience of a pocketable computer that has the information you're looking for right there waiting for you thanks to the ability to be connected just about anywhere."
The handset comes with a 32GB of storage and multiple options of connectivity including access to 3G data networks. Therefore, most internet services like social networking, email and IM are available on the N900.
The N900 comes with a 3.5 inch touchscreen and a full QWERTY keyboard. It also comes with a 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and a dual LED flash. Users can use the N900 to share photos and videos on Ovi Share. Users can access their Ovi account right from their device and access other Ovi services like Maps and Files.
The Nokia N900 is available for purchase in Nokia Flagship stores in New York and Chicago, online at nokiausa.com and in various independent retailers and e-tailers including Amazon.com – in other words, you can find the device pretty much anywhere. The handset costs $649.