8:25 AM Nokia unveils its first 'mini laptop'

Michelle Donegan

August 24, 2009

1 Min Read
Nokia's New PC

8:25 AM -- Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) officially entered the PC market today. The Finnish mobile phone maker unveiled its first 3G "mini laptop" device today, called the Nokia Booklet 3G, which is based on the Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT)'s Windows operating system. (See Nokia Unveils 3G Netbook.)

The device is powered by Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC)'s Atom processor and boasts 12 hours of battery life. Wireless connectivity options include high-speed packet access (HSPA) and WiFi.

Nokia said that details about market availability and pricing would be announced at Nokia World on September 2.

— Michelle Donegan, European Editor, Unstrung

About the Author(s)

Michelle Donegan

Michelle Donegan is an independent technology writer who has covered the communications industry for the last 20 years on both sides of the Pond. Her career began in Chicago in 1993 when Telephony magazine launched an international title, aptly named Global Telephony. Since then, she has upped sticks (as they say) to the UK and has written for various publications including Communications Week International, Total Telecom and, most recently, Light Reading.  

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