Nokia Booklet 3G Specs - CNETIt's been about 25 years since Nokia's made a computer bigger than an N , but it's back in the game with its first netbook, the Booklet 3G. The Booklet 3G is one of the best-looking netbooks out there, but is Nokia's entry back into the market a winner? Click on to find out what we think of the entire system in our full review. Design and ergonomics First things first: when it comes to looks and build quality, the Booklet's the belle of the ball. The chassis is carved from a single piece of aircraft-grade aluminum, much like the unibody MacBook. The entire machine feels solid and very thick, in a good way -- and we're really into the angled edges, although we can't quite explain why. On top of the aluminum lid is a high-gloss plastic cover available in white, black, and blue which unfortunately gets covered in fingerprints.
Review Nokia Booklet 3G Netbook
Phase-out model. The Finnish mobile phone manufacturer, Nokia, ventured into the netbook sector in with the Booklet 3G. We take a look at the still available, former luxury netbook with now obsolete hardware about two years later. Read in this review where the once premium Booklet is placed today. Prior to the emergence of the first tablets, in the days of the first generation Apple iPad , netbooks were the option of choice when a long battery life, a low weight and a low entry price were an issue. Nokia also wanted a piece of the pie and presented its Booklet 3G in A case made of aircraft aluminum and built-in 3G UMTS module were to attract buyers since the entry price was set quite high with around euros RRP.
This aluminum 3G netbook delivers plenty of style and endurance, but it's relatively small keyboard and slow performance diminish its appeal. The Nokia Booklet 3G arrives with a fair amount of hype surrounding it. That's because this is Nokia's first foray into the netbook space, and because the machine boasts a MacBook-esque design. This However, the Booklet 3G's small keyboard and slow performance hold it back. The glossy black lid also available in blue or white and aluminum-covered body give the Booklet an attractive, MacBook-like look when the system is closed. When you open the lid, you see the aluminum extends to the system's deck, and a tasteful, glossy black bezel borders the screen.
It was announced on 24 August The Booklet 3G was Nokia's first netbook. The company produced a series of personal computers in the s called MikroMikko , but sold that business in to focus on mobile phone production. Nokia announced the device in August Following the defence of the original netBook trademark by long-term partner company Psion the previous year, Nokia described the Booklet 3G as a "mini-laptop", although it was widely described as a netbook by others.