Saturday, August 2, 2008

NOKIA N96: can it be any way better than N95

The Nokia mobile phone series have seen a tremendious patronage through out all series release. The name Nokia is so trusted and common that a local trader in Nigerian villages will quickly tell you to "buy me a Nokia phone" if you offer to buy them a handset (cellphone). Now a new product that has been announced to be coming out in the latest Nseries since February is nearing its release date: October 1st (to be precise). Now lets take a look at some of its features and how well they stand out from the predecesor N95.


2G Network

: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network :HSDPA 2100 / 900
Announced: 2008, February
Status: Coming soon. Exp. release 2008, Q3, Oct. 1st.
Size Dimensions :103 x 55 x 18 mm, 92 cc
Weight: 125 g
Display Type :TFT, 16M colors
Size: 240 x 320 pixels, 2.8 inches

Polyphonic (64 channels), Monophonic, True Tones, MP3



Phonebook: Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records :Detailed, max 30 days
Card slot: microSD (TransFlash), up to 8GB

- Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
- 16 GB internal memory
- 128MB RAM, 256MB storage memory
- Dual ARM 9 264 MHz CPU
Data GPRS: Class 32, 107 / 64.2 kbps
EDGE: Class 32, 296 kbps; DTM Class 11, 177 kbps
3G: HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, UPnP technology
Bluetooth: Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared port :No
USB: Yes, v2.0 microUSB
Features OS: Symbian OS 9.3, S60 rel. 3.2
Messaging :SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
Browser: WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS reader
Games: Downloadable
Colors: Black

5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, video(VGA 30fps), flash; secondary VGA videocall camera
- Built-in GPS receiver
- A-GPS function
- DVB-H TV broadcast receiver
- Dual slide design
- Java MIDP 2.0
- MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+/WMA player
- 3.5 mm audio output jack
- TV out
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- Organizer
- Office document viewer
- T9
- Push to talk
- Voice dial/memo
- Built-in handsfree
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 950 mAh (BL-5F)
Stand-by :Up to 220 h
Talk time :Up to 3 h 40 min