Two Comprehensive N900/Maemo 5 Reviews

When it rains, it pours. We not have not one but two very comprehensive (read as exceptionally long) reviews of the N900 and its Maemo 5 OS. Michal Jerz at My-Symbian looks at the N900 in minute detail right from the camera with image/video samples, to the hardware, build quality, Maemo 5 and even available applications.

In conclusion he has praise for the speed and stability of the device, the quick GPS, the new Maemo 5 OS and quite a few other things. His concerns stem from the lack of Java support, limited number of profiles, no equalizer and the internal memory amongst other things. Considering the fact that the review is based on a proto device with unfinished software, it is quite possible that quite a few of these niggles go away by the time the device hits the shelves. Jump over for the complete low down.

Two Comprehensive N900/Maemo5 Reviews

Meanwhile, Eldar from Mobile-Review has visually dissected the N900’s Maemo 5 OS with the help of hundreds of screenshots.  Be it the Gallery, the Browser, the integrated Phonebook or Messaging, it is all covered. If you are interested in the N900, this is a piece you will not want to miss.

8 thoughts on “Two Comprehensive N900/Maemo 5 Reviews”

  1. That’s a bit of a mystery. The N800 did not ship with a FM radio app at first. However, Nokia released a software to use it later. So we’ll just have to wait and see.

  2. I hope that common sense will prevail and they will include FM Radio.

    Any news about E52/55 coming to India? Or Nokia has given India slip.

  3. what do you think what is the right choice is it the Nokia n97mini or Nokia n97.I thing Nokia n97 still keeps its head up with 32Gb memory, better screen, and a larger display.and obviously the 2.0v update.

    please let me know about your views

  4. wow just got my new n900 unlocked cell phones and me and my wife love them! they have a great screen, email and nokia apps are great and fun and keep us busy. the email is great for me and my daughters business and the gps gets us around! it’s a little thick and the texting is hard but that’s ok. the camera and video recorder are super practical and easy to use, one of my favorite unlocked gsm phones this year. I look forward to seeing what else nokia comes out with this year and am very happy with my n900. got my last couple unlocked world phones at and we love them. 2 thumbs up. oh and my daughter loves the games they keep us busy too when were traveling. and the web browser is great the facebook is really easy to use.

  5. nice phone. like my n900. it’s easy to use and me and the wife love it. seems simple enough. my daughter hasn’t gotten of hers in ages! very practical unlocked qwerty phones. games and apps are fun and i havn’t gotten sick of the web browsing and fantasy football yet!! much better than our old unlocked htc phones. i like that i bought 3 of them! speaker is loud enough to never have to hold up to my ear and it connects with my bluetooth really well. email, gps, wifi are great for the business side of things. picked up my last couple unlocked quad band phones at very happy

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