Nokia Unveils Windows 7 Netbook

by admin September 3, 2009 at 4:50 pm

The Booklet 3G offering is the latest sign of cooperation between Microsoft and Nokia on mobility.

Nokia (NYSE: NOK) on Tuesday announced that its new Booklet 3G netbook will be powered by Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT)’s Windows 7 operating system — a move that should help Redmond bolster its presence in the compact computing space.

Buyers of the Nokia Booklet 3G, which is powered by an Intel Atom processor, can choose either Windows 7 Starter Edition, Home Premium, or Professional. System prices start at $810, placing the offering in the higher end of the netbook price range.

Unlike a number of less expensive alternatives, however, the Booklet 3G comes with a robust complement of hardware, software, and communications tools.

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