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Nokia N9 Updated to PR 1.1, Gets Swype and Lots of Apps

The Nokia N9 has been updated to PR 1.1, or V2.0 in normal lingo. Below is the changelog:

  • NFC tag reading to instantly interact with NFC tags
  • Music controls on lock screen
  • Photo and video shooting with color filters: black & white, sepia, vivid, negative, solarize
  • More powerful multitasking with improved memory handling
  • Swype for fast typing
  • Faster MfE synch, synchronizing only active folders
  • Noice cancellation reduces background noise so that your friends hear you better
  • Close apps easily with swiping down, this now on by default
  • New indicators for standby screen like charging and calendar
  • Pre-loaded apps including : –¬†Twitter, Nokia Store, Facebook, Real Golf, Ovi Music, Galaxy on Fire 2, Nokia Drive, Angry Birds NFC, AccuWTwitter, Nokia Maps and the User Guide have also been updated.

As you can see, the PR 1.1 also updates lots of pre-installed apps like: Facebook, Real Golf, Nokia Music, Galaxy on Fire, and Twitter. I am specially excited about Swype, this input method is a joy to use on Android devices, and an extra option can’t hurt anyone as you can always turn it off. The N9 supports updates over the air, just watch the video below for instructions on how to update your Nokia N9. Tell me how it goes! I am about to receive my N9 today or tomorrow.