Nokia joins the netbook world

Nokia announced today it has joined the race in bringing a new netbook to the market offering up to 12 hours of battery life with 3G ready Internet. The small, lightweight and portable mini-laptop is said to weight in at 1.25 kilograms and comes with the backing of Microsoft's Windows operating system, most likely Windows 7.

The mini-laptop or netbook will ship with WiFi-enabled ready for Internet usage. The netbook will also have an integrated A-GPS working on Ovi Maps allows for pinpoint navigation; the ultra lightweight, aluminum chassis netbook comes equipped with a 12 hour battery life for maximum usage.

The netbook is said to come with an easily accessible SD Card reader, a HDMI port for HD video out, a front facing camera for video chat, integrated Bluetooth adapter, all enclosed in the 10-inch glass HD ready display.

Nokia will also be offering its Nokia Music Store for playback of millions of tracks for on-the-go entertainment, or using the Ovi Suite to sync your mobile smartphone with the netbook.

The Nokia Booklet 3G will be announced on September 2, 2009 at the Nokia World show.

Nokia has launched a promotional video, showing off their first netbook

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