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Video: Nokia's netbook could play to its strength in hardware

Nokia announced on Monday that it is expanding beyond the cellphone and handheld computer market by launching its first notebook PC called the Nokia Booklet 3G. See why this little device could make an impact on the PC market.

Nokia announced on Monday that it is expanding beyond the cellphone and handheld computer market by launching its first notebook PC called the Nokia Booklet 3G. This is a head-scratching move by Nokia and most tech journalists are already panning the idea.

However, as I mentioned to Randall Bennett on TechVi (watch video clip below), Nokia is an excellent hardware maker and this could turn out to be one of the best Windows 7 netbooks or mini-notebooks on the market.

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About Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Global Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Global Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.

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