Nokia today launched its first smartphone based on its Linux-based Maemo platform. The vendor said that the Maemo software – which has evolved from Nokia’s previous generation of Internet tablets – provides “a PC-like experience on a handset-sized device.”
The world’s largest handset vendor today introduced its first ‘LTE-capable’ modem. The Nokia device – RD-3 – is backwards compatible with the GSM family of technologies (eg HSPA) and will be used in development of LTE technology (planned for commercial launch next year).
Nokia’s unlimited download Comes With Music service is again at the centre of speculation concerning poor subscriber takeup.