[zdnet] Nokia's first netbook, the Booklet 3G, has gone on sale in the UK through the company's website.
The Nokia Booklet 3G has a high-definition glass screen and HDMI-out, and is powered by last year's Intel Atom Z530 processor. Nokia claims a battery life of 12 hours for the device, which has embedded 3G and GPS capabilities.
The Windows 7 machine was first announced in August last year. In the intervening six months, a newer generation of Atom processors has come out, and the battery life and multimedia capabilities of the Booklet 3G have become features of other netbooks on the market.
Nonetheless, Nokia is charging £649 for the Booklet 3G — a price that could buy two netbooks from most other manufacturers.
A Nokia spokesperson also told ZDNet UK that no mobile operator has signed a deal to bundle or subsidise the device.
Nokia Booklet 3G goes on sale