Last100′s Nokia N97 Smartphone Video Overview: N97 Looks Sluggish


YouTube video courtesy of last100dotcom

Last100.com has an interesting video tour of the upcoming Nokia N97 touchscreen smartphone (embedded video above)…

Hands-on impressions of Nokia’s N97

Couple of observations based on the video

- Camera has a lens cover (34 sec. mark)
- App launching and screen rendering looks very sluggish (39 sec. mark). I noticed a lot intervals of blank blue screens throughout the video demo
- The accelerometer is not used to switch from portrait to landscape viewing mode. You need to pull out the keyboard to switch to landscape. This is the way the Android-based T-Mobile G1 worked until its recent Cupcake update. (51 sec. mark)

It will be an interesting summer with the N98, Palm Pre, rumored new iPhone and a bunch of new Android and Windows Mobile smartphone schedule for launches.

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Content Marketing 101

Content Marketing 101Almost 60% of businesses use some form of content marketing. Starting December 8, get hands-on content marketing training in our online boot camp! Through an interactive series of webcasts, content and marketing experts will teach you how to create, distribute, and measure the success of your brand's content! Sign-up before November 10 to get $50 OFF with early bird pricing. Register now!