This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Nokia Booklet 3g Netbook Coming Soon, Looking Awesome

by Lambert Varias

If Apple does release a Tablet PC, fanboys would do well to thank Nokia, because the Finland handset maker was one of the first to come up with Mobile Internet Devices, or MIDs. Now they’re back in the realm of portable computing with the Booklet 3G, a 10-inch, 2.75 lb. Intel Atom-powered netbook that will most likely run Windows 7. As its name implies, the Booklet 3G has built-in 3G wireless connectivity. Further separating the netbook from the bajillion other flavors on the market is its aluminum chassis and its “HD-ready” screen, along with an HDMI port and A-GPS navigation. Sweet.


I wish Nokia would add HSDPA connectivity as well. Portable USB modems – the ones as small as a flash drive – are becoming popular here in the Philippines, but the 3G speeds suck donkey dong, with a very theoretical maximum speed of 384 Kbps. Good thing the Booklet 3G also has WiFi. What I find most interesting about this netbook is the 12-hour battery life. 12 hours! If that is indeed true, then we should thank Intel for coming up with the Atom. Unless of course it turns out that the netbook only lasts an hour when it’s playing HD content.


Please let it be below $400 please please please. With that kind of battery life plus an HD-capable processor I’ll gladly take back all my netbook-bashing and buy one for myself.

[via Ars Technica]

Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
How to Dress Well: Lost Youth/Lost You Hacksaw Ridge (Trailer) Bristol Bullet Roadster Unreal Real-time Cinematography 95octane logo
Hennessey HPE 1000 Challenger Hellcat Tears up the Dyno Bristol Bullet Packs BMW V8 and Carbon Fiber Body The Best Sounding Cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed Ford GT Rejection Letter Lets Losers Down Easy mightymega logo
New Star Trek RPG Is Coming: Star Trek Adventures Star Wars: Call of the Empire Han Solo in Carbonite Cutting Board Prime 1 Studio Premium Masterline Optimus Prime G1 Statue