Is This Nokia's First MID?

Over the weekend, a report citing an FCC filing referring to a new device from Nokia called the Nokia RX-51 showed up on Engadget. Rumored to be the company's first mobile internet device, the device is said to be the Maemo5-powered Rover, which was first alluded to back in May. Not really much to note from the images, other than the fact that it will have a five megapixel camera with a Carl Zeiss lens.

Folks have been looking forward to a tablet or MID from Nokia for a while now and things really started to heat up when the company announced a partnership with Intel.  At the time, the two companies said the deal would see them collaborate on developing chips for mobile devices, however little detail was offered on any solid plans to release an MID, netbook or tablet.

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  • ceteras
    old news.
    I suggest writing something about Linux on slow days
  • Shadow703793
    ceterasold news.I suggest writing something about Linux on slow days

    lol. +1.
  • WheelsOfConfusion
    Only if by "mobile internet device" you mean something equipped with an Atom, and even then I'm not sure this has one. Nokia's had at least three moderately successful internet tablets running on ARM-based SoCs, all running Maemo.