Nokia Booklet 3G gets hands-on impressions [Video]

October 8, 2009 at 7:56 pm

ia Booklet 3GWe expect the Nokia Booklet 3G netbook to be available in a matter of weeks, if yesterday’s news (that it will hit O2 Germany on October 22nd) is anything to go by. There has not been too many previews of the device, but Laptop Mag managed to spend some quality time with the Booklet and have given their initial impressions.

The design wins points for a number of reasons. Firstly, the aluminum construction, all from one piece of metal, adds to the premium feel of the netbook. However, despite its slim profile (19.9mm thin) it felt heavier than it looks. The glossy lid is also a fingerprint magnet. Secondly, the flush glass display is very attractive. The 10-inch screen has a 720p resolution.

Less love was given to the chiclet keyboard, which felt a bit cramped despite a sturdy feel. The touchpad has low friction but has no gesture support. The mouse buttons are also easy to press. Another welcome addition is the hot-swappable sim-card slot. Check out a hands-on video after the break.


174 Responses to “Nokia Booklet 3G gets hands-on impressions [Video]”

  1. Bob said:
    October 9th, 2009 10:13 AM

    Many things are desired in this booklet but its a fine first model. Perhaps an nVidia ION 2 that supports newest VIA processors thats supports Nokia 3G Booklet ???