Nokia Unveils Linux-Powered N810 Internet Tablet

By Steven Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2007-10-19 Print this article Print

The N810 is smaller, heavier and faster than the older N800.

Nokia has announced a new version of its Linux-based Internet tablet. The N810 is smaller, heavier, and faster than the older N800, with new features that include a slide-out hardware QWERTY thumb keyboard, GPS receiver, FM transmitter (for in-car listening), and a light-sensing screen dimmer.

The N810 is slightly smaller than its predecessor, the N800, and slightly heavier, leading users to "perceive more value" in the device, predicts Olavi Toivainen, Nokias director of product management.
However, under the hood, the devices are substantively similar, with the newer devices processor merely clocked a bit faster.
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols is editor at large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, Vaughan-Nichols worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects. Since then, he's focused on covering the technology and business issues that make a real difference to the people in the industry.

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