Nokia launches early build of MeeGo 1.1 for handsets (video)
Today, Nokia has released an early build of MeeGo for handsets (call it a pre-alpha version, if you will), thus keeping its promise made last week.
This version of MeeGo that’s available today is a work in progress: the APIs are not stable and some components (including Web Runtime, APIs and optimizations for TI and Intel Atom chipsets) are missing. However, the build includes a Touch UI framework, Qt 4.7 with Qt Mobility API 1.0, and early versions of the core application suite – so developers interested in MeeGo can go ahead and give it a try (on the Nokia N900 or the Aava Mobile).
Some images and a video of the early MeeGo 1.1 in action can be seen below:
For a pre-alpha it looks good to me, so the Nokia N9 (the first smartphone to run MeeGo) should be a really interesting device – especially since the final version of MeeGo 1.1 will be much more polished, and likely have a different look and feel.