Hi on one of the forums which i moderate, many people have been asking about the keyboard layouts of the Nokia N900.
Currenlty the pictures and info we found suggests there is only going to be the normal "qwerty" layout.
But what about france with their "azerty"? Or Hungary with "qwertz" and áéőú letters?
As a person, who uses mobile internet a lot on i'd find these layouts rather useful and i'm sure, there are many others like me out there.
So is nokia planning to release the phone in the countries mentioned above with their own layouts? Or are we all going to get the normal "qwety" model?
Looking forward to hearing back from Nokia.
Thanks for reading.
I believe it does.. I saw a post on talk.maemo.org (official Maemo forum) of a french user who was ordering from the UK to get a phone without a AZERTY french keyboard because he wanted a QWERTY one..
There are a number of country varients, though apparently only the layout differs..
I'm not sure which, but some languages make use of extra keys for extra symbols so "up" and "down" are now FN+left and FN+Right!!
No dedicated up and down buttons..
I think I'm going to be sick.. I really feel for them.. and I'm quiet happy to be a qwerty ascii user
You were right! Check this picture out: http://www.cs.hut.fi/~kirma/n900-nordic.jpg
It's Nordic layout apparently but it really DOESN'T have dedicated up/down keys
this is horrendous..
I think i'm going to go with the english model as well.. I hope apostrophes on certain characters can be solved like on the 5800. eg
'a = á
'e = é
and so on
Why did they only put three rows of keys in i'm sure there would have been room for 4 rows..