For those of you who have been chomping at the bit to get your hands on the
The highly anticipated Nokia N900 is now on sale in the U.S. for an unlocked price of $649. It's available at Nokia's flagship stores in New York and Chicago as well as online from Nokia and other retailers, such as Amazon.
Running on the Linux-based Maemo platform, the N900 is the next evolution of Nokia's Internet Tablet series and offers a heap of new features and functionality. For one thing, unlike previous devices such as the
In addition, the compact slider offers a full QWERTY keyboard, a 3.5-inch WVGA (800x480) resistive touch screen, and four customizable home screens. Other highlights include a 5-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and multitasking capabilities that rivals those on the
We got a chance to check it out in person at CTIA Fall 2009 and were instantly enamored with the device. Since then we've been begging and pleading Nokia for a review unit and the company has assured us that it's coming soon, so we hope to have a full review for you shortly. In the meantime, you can read some of our hands-on impressions in the photo gallery below.