After the previous announcement of the release of the Nokia N97. It’s been now confirmed that it will begin selling in June in more than 75 countries.
This device features a tilting 3.5″ touch display, QWERTY keyboard and a fully customizable home screen plus from day one it will offer also instant access to the full range of Ovi services.
The Nokia N97 is Nokia’s first device to feature a personalizable home screen, which can be customized with a range of widgets which bring live information directly to the device. These widgets include key social networking destinations like Facebook and Hi5, news services like the Associated Press, Bloomberg and Reuters, as well as shopping and weather information. It’s one of the product top selling points and is majorily target to people who feel the need to be connected all the time.
The Nokia N97 is the first device to ship with the Ovi Store, which offers easy access to applications, games, videos, podcasts, productivity tools, web and location-based services, and much more. Ovi Store has paid and free content from a range content providers and developers, including Paramount Pictures, Facebook and Qik, as well as a selection of Twitter applications.
The Nokia N97 also has direct access to the huge catalog of music in the Nokia Music Store. With multiple high-speed connectivity options and 32GB of storage (up to 48GB using a microSD card) it is possible to directly download and store songs on the handset.