Nokia, the smartphone company from Finland that used to dominate mobile phone market is about to enter the home appliances market, offering with the Nokia 5AM-TH1N6 Constellation, a touch-screen microwave oven. The company made the announcement on April fools’ day yesterday. The Constellation sets itself apart with a superfast, water-cooled 8-core high-voltage transformer, which brings a combined performance of 5,000 watts to end-users, letting them heat up turnkey meal solutions within seconds.
Olavi Huhtikuu, Nokia’s director of household innovation, said, “Nokia has a proven track record and extensive IPR in working with microwave radios, so for us this was a logical next step. We can attack our competition in their core business. That’s why we developed the highly innovative 5AM-TH1N6 Constellation, which will revolutionize everything from single households to canteen kitchens.”[more…]
The new Nokia 5AM-TH1N6 also comes with innovative features, such as the latest eye-tracking technology, which stops the food from rotating when you look at it, and it automatically adjusts the temperature depending on how hungry you look. The product comes with a selection of apps, sensors and a high-resolution PureFood camera that automatically shares pictures of ready meals with friends and family via social networks. This enables your friends to rate the food and comment immediately.
Also, the product has a highly sensitive touch display which can be operated with oven mitts, enabling you to conveniently select one of 25 different performance levels in order to heat up the 40-litre cooking chamber. The all new oven from Nokia Corporation will be shipped in the second quarter for €399 for the standard model, with a mini and 10-inch models to fit into the future.