Nokia has silently started releasing the Nokia N9 smartphone in the United States of America again. Yes, the Finnish company is back on selling the Symbian powered phone in the US. After the company decided that the United States would not get any other Symbian powered phone a few months ago, Nokia has already released three Windows Phone powered smart phones in the country, the Nokia Lumia 710, Lumia 800, and the Lumia 900.
This is because the smart phone people in the United States dislike Symbian a lot. Nokia never has been able to succeed in selling a lot of Symbian powered smart phones in the United States. The Nokia N9, like the Nokia PureView 808, was added to list of Symbian phones which were not to be sold in the United States. But now, it looks like Elop has changed his mid.
The company has started giving ads of the unlocked Nokia N9 being available for $599 in Fry’s. The image shown here is the ad from today’s edition of Fry where you can clearly see that the N9 is available for $599 in the United States. One of the reasons for Nokia to go to Symbian with the Nokia Pure View 808 is the demands of the huge 41 mega pixel camera that is present on the phone.
The Windows Phone 7.5, which is the latest stable edition of the operating system available is not enough to handle the power of the 41 mega pixel sensor. The instant-photo requirements of Windows Phone are very rigid, and 41 megapixel capacities likely require extreme resources from the handset.
It is being said that the company is ready to work on the Symbian platform again, the platform is now being called the Symbian Belle OS. This is because of the fact that Windows Phone is the company’s plan A and it does not seem to be working properly. The company has also released the road map for Symbian Belle for the next three years. What do you think about this?
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