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Nokia N9 Brings MeeGo to Life

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Floobydust

Jun 21, 2011, 3:12 PM

The phone I've been wating for . .

is at long last finally here. Alas, it is stillborn, killed in the womb by corporate arrogance and indifference. Now, no one cares, not even me. 😢
Depends on the price. I drop $500 tops.
Yeah... it isn't even going to be released in the US if I read the site correctly. A big fat no-go...
pauldg

Jun 21, 2011, 9:12 AM

Dead In The Water

Knowing that Meego and Symbian are going to be dropped, Nokia will have a hard time attracting consumers or developers to either of these platforms.

Don't get me wrong, I kind of like what I see here (except those sharp corners). I just can't see developers writing cool applications, so I'd be relying on Nokia alone for developer support.

Nokia chose not to jump into Meego, instead choosing WP7. This phone is obsolete before it's ever released 😢.
You're absolutely correct. I couldn't imagine developers caring. Yet so much effort has gone into it....

I wonder if there's a scenario where Nokia could hand the reigns to another manufacturer. It's an open platform, but Nokia does have their own...
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As this is a Qt based phone, any developer who currently develops for Symbian using Qt will have his apps be easily available for the N9. As Qt is the new development of Nokia's S40 platform (non-smartphones) anyone who targets those 1 BILLION mobile ...
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amylyn1970

Jun 21, 2011, 5:39 AM

Camera

Why only an 8MP camera when the N8 has 12MP? I have the N8 and the camera is incredible. I wouldn't trade it just to have MeeGo.
Amylyn is a nice name 🙂
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tipdrill

Jun 21, 2011, 2:57 AM

Looks like an Apple

Another lawsuit could be brewing!
 
 
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