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  1. 1. PRESS RELEASE 1 (2) June 21, 2011The Nokia N9: a unique all-screen smartphoneSingapore - Nokia today announced the Nokia N9, built for people who appreciate a stunning blend ofdesign and the latest smartphone technology. To learn more about the design of the Nokia N9 visit: swipe and you’re homeThe Nokia N9 introduces an innovative new design where the home key is replaced by a simple gesture:a swipe. Whenever you’re in an application, swiping from the edge of the display takes you home.The three home views of the user interface are designed to give fast access to the most importantthings people do with a phone: using apps, staying up to date with notifications and social networks,and switching between activities.The industrial design of the Nokia N9 is an example of extreme product making and craft. The body isprecision-machined from a single piece of polycarbonate and flows seamlessly into beautiful curvedglass. The laminated deep black display means that the user interface just floats on the surface of theproduct.The Nokia N9 also packs the latest in camera, navigation and audio technology for a great all-roundexperience.“With the Nokia N9, we wanted to design a better way to use a phone. To do this we innovated in thedesign of the hardware and software together. We reinvented the home key with a simple gesture: aswipe from the edge of the screen. The experience sets a new bar for how natural technology can feel,”said Marko Ahtisaari, Nokia’s head of Design. “And this is just the beginning. The details that make theNokia N9 unique – the industrial design, the all-screen user experience, and the expressive Qtframework for developers – will evolve in future Nokia products.”Innovative all-screen designWith no need for a home key, the all-screen Nokia N9 makes more room for apps to shine. The 3.9-inchAMOLED screen is made from scratch–resistant curved glass. The polycarbonate body enables superiorantenna performance. This means better reception, better voice quality and fewer dropped calls.Camera, maps and multimediaThe 8-megapixel Carl Zeiss autofocus sensor, wide-angle lens, HD-quality video capture and large lensaperture enable great camera performance even in lowlighting conditions. This makes the Nokia N9 oneof the best camera-phones ever produced.The Nokia N9 features free turn-by-turn drive and walk navigation with voice guidance in Maps. With thenew dedicated Drive app, you can get in your car and start navigating to your destination right away.
  2. 2. PRESS RELEASE 2 (2) June 21, 2011You can watch videos in true 16:9 widescreen format. And because the Nokia N9 is also the world’s firstsmartphone with Dolby® Digital Plus decoding and Dolby Headphone post-processing technology, youget a surround sound experience with any set of headphones.Touch just got betterFitted with the latest in wireless technology, Near Field Communication (NFC), the Nokia N9 allows youto easily share images and videos between devices by touching them together. Pair it with Bluetoothaccessories like the new NFC-enabled Nokia Play 360° wireless music speaker only once, and you get agreat surround sound music experience with just a tap.Colors and MemoryThe Nokia N9 will be available in three colors – black, cyan, and magenta with storage options toaccommodate plenty of content: 16GB and 64GB. The Nokia N9 is scheduled to be in stores later thisyear, with availability and local pricing to be announced closer to the sales start.More information about the Nokia N9 can be found at: NokiaNokia is committed to connecting people to what matters to them by combining advanced mobile technology withpersonalized services. More than 1.3 billion people connect to one another with a Nokia, from our most affordablevoice-optimized mobile phones to advanced Internet-connected smartphones sold in virtually every market in theworld. Through Ovi (, people also enjoy access to maps and navigation on mobile, a rapidly expandingapplications store, a growing catalog of digital music, free email and more. Nokias NAVTEQ is a leader incomprehensive digital mapping and navigation services, and Nokia Siemens Networks is one of the leadingproviders of telecommunications infrastructure hardware, software and professional services globally.Media Enquiries:NokiaCommunicationsTel. +358 7180 34900Email: