Video: Nokia N900 – Photo Sharing by email

| October 8, 2009 | Reply

Here’s a hands on demo of photo sharing via email on the N900. It’s very simple, fluid and very fast.

Some things worth noticing are:

  • Look how fast it opens up photos
  • Check out the nifty transtitions – no laggy boring screen switches – you see visual transformations of one area of the phone (menu) to another, e.g. photo browser then to email, all very quickly.
  • Smooth kinetic scrolling in gallery (soon to be a standard for s60 5th edition [Nokia] too)
  • Look again how fast it opens up email with 5 attachments – it’s instantaneous.
  • Being demoed via TV-out connected to a projector


What I also like about the Gallery app in the N900 on Maemo 5 is the reduced amount of clicks to get somewhere (unlike with S60 5th edition where it seems Symbian is intended to frustrate you).

Opening up the Gallery opens you up to your photos (like Nokia does easily on 3rd edition). Having to press “Captured” on the N97 is annoying. What’s more annoying is having to go through “downloads” to view pictures it has failed to recognize. (It would have been nicer to open all photos by default, and then by scroll bar, change filters – i.e. downloaded images/captured imaged etc)

I like the traditional old-style photo galleries, where every image on the phone is accessible and arranged according to date.


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