Thanks to some blurrycam-equipped spy, we’ve just had our first glimpse of the upcoming Nokia N900, also called the Nokia Rover or Nokia RX-51 – and also known for being Nokia’s first smartphone powered by Maemo 5 Linux rather than Symbian.
Looking a little like the Nokia N97 thanks to a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, the Nokia N900 comes with a 3.5-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen (apparently resistive rather than capacitive) and a massive 32GB of built-in storage.
You also get a MicroSDHC card slot, 5MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics, dual LED flash, auto focus and sliding cover, GPS and an FM transmitter for broadcasting your music over the airwaves (a bit like the LG Arena or upcoming LG BL40 Chocolate phone). Topping off the list is Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and a CPU that offers similar processing power to the Palm Pre and iPhone 3GS.
T-Mobile is almost certainly launching the Nokia N900 in the US, but we don’t know when it’s coming to the UK. We’ll keep you posted.