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Nokia N97 Review

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    Nokia has been introduce the new N series phone lately which was N97.

    Will the emperor Nokia plan to strikes back at Jedi Apple? We will see…

    The new Nokia N97 designed for the needs of Internet-savvy consumers, the Nokia N97 combines a large 3.5″ touch display with a full QWERTY keyboard providing an ‘always open’ window to favorite social networking sites and Internet destinations.

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    Ovi Store was the new applications store for Nokia N97 to download the software or packages that they need.

    Nokia N97 applications and design was the new re-shape look by Nokia, I really wonder how deep can they go in terms of the application extensibility compares to iPhone.

    Ovi Store still lack the number of applications compares to iPhone Apps Store where I believe Nokia ready to prepare the SDK for Nokia N97.

    Nokia N97 device introduces leading technology – including multiple sensors, memory, processing power and connection speeds – for people to create a personal Internet and share their ’social location.’ A new brand of social networking devices that probably change the way we interact again by using Nokia N97.

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    The below mobile phone specifications was obtain from Nokia official site. Please surf to the Nokia official site for more details.

    Nokia N97 Hardware

    Nokia N97 Dimensions

    • Form: Side-slide with tilting screen
    • Volume: 88 cc
    • Dimensions: 117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm (18.25 mm at thickest point)
    • Weight (with battery): 150 g

    Nokia N97 Display and User Interface

    • Size: 3.5″
    • Resolution: 640 x 360 pixels
    • Up to 16.7 million colours
    • Resistive touch screen with separate touch foil and touch feedback
    • Brightness control
    • Orientation sensor
    • Proximity sensor
    • Ambient light detector

    Nokia N97 Power Management

    • BP-4L 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery
    • Talk time (maximum):
      • GSM up to 570 min
      • WCDMA up to 360 min
    • Standby time (maximum):
      • GSM up to 430 h
      • WCDMA up to 400 h
    • Video playback time (maximum): VGA 30fps
    • QCIF 15fps up to 5.5 h
    • Video recording time (maximum): up to 1 h per clip
    • Music playback time (maximum): up to 40 h

    Nokia N97 Keys and Input Method

    • Full slide out keyboard
    • Cover keys (S60 keys, Menu key, Send/End keys)
    • Touch screen
    • 4-way navigation key with centre select
    • Dedicated camera and volume keys

    Nokia N97 Memory

    • MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, up to 16 GB
    • Internal memory: 32 GB

    Nokia N97 Operating Frequency

    • (RM-505, Global) WCDMA 900/1900/2100, Quad band GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA, GPRS, A-GPS, WLAN
    • (RM-506, PR China) E-GSM 850/900/1800/1900, A-GPS
    • (RM-507, Americas) WCDMA 850/1900/2100, Quad band GSM 850/900/1800/1900, A-GPS, WLAN
    • Automatic switching between GSM bands
    • Flight mode

    Nokia N97 Connectivity

    • Bluetooth version 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
    • TV out
    • Support for local and remote SyncML synchronisation
    • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
    • 3.5 mm AV connector

    Nokia N97 Data Network

    • GPRS class A, multislot class 32
    • WCDMA maximum speed up to 3.6 Mbps
    • HSDPA maximum speed up to 3.6 Mbps
    • WLAN IEEE 802.11b/g maximum speed up to 11Mbps/54Mbps

    Nokia N97 Design

    Nokia N97 Colours and Covers

    • Available colours:
      • Transition Black light
      • White

    Nokia N97 Personalisation

    • Customisable homescreen:
      • Widgets
      • Themes
      • Icons
      • Shortcuts
      • Menu
    • Ring tones

    Nokia N97 Software & Applications

    Nokia N97 Software Platform and User Interface

    • S60 5th edition
    • Active standby
    • Voice commands
    • FOTA (Firmware update Over The Air)
    • Automatic UI rotation
    • Software updates

    Nokia N97 Personal Information Management (PIM)

    • Detailed contact information
    • Calendar
    • To-do list
    • Notes
    • Recorder
    • Calculator
    • Clock
    • Converter

    Nokia N97 Applications

    • E-mail (SMTP, IMAP4, POP3), MMS, SMS, unified editor
    • Viewing of email attachments – .doc, .xls, .ppt, .pdf
    • Mail for Exchange
    • Data: Calendar, Contacts, To-do, Notes, E-mail
    • PC Applications: Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Lotus Organizer, Lotus Notes

    Nokia N97 Communications

    Nokia N97 Email & Messaging

    • Easy-to-use email client with attachment support for images, videos, music and documents
    • Support for SMTP, IMAP4, POP3, MMS, SMS. Unified SMS/MMS editor
    • Email web widget
    • Nokia Email
    • Mail for Exchange*

    Nokia N97 Call Management

    • Contacts: advanced contacts database with support for multiple phone and e-mail details per entry and thumbnail pictures
    • Speed dialling, voice dialling (speaker independent) and voice commands
    • Logs: lists of dialled, received and missed calls
    • Conference calling
    • Integrated hands-free speakers
    • Video calling

    Other

    • Personal Information Management (PIM)
    • Search content in device and search on the Internet
    • Quickoffice document viewers (Quickword, Quickpoint, Quicksheet)
    • Adobe PDF viewer
    • Customization through themes, ringtones, applications
    • Portrait and landscape orientation modes; with transitions via dual slide operation, or auto-rotate controlled by accelerometer
    • Settings Wizard for easy configuration
    • Data transfer application for transfer of PIM information from other compatible Nokia devices
    • Nokia Software Updater for firmware upgrades with the user’s PC, with user data preservation
    • FOTA (Firmware over the Air Software Updater) for firmware updates directly to the device over WLAN or 3G

    Nokia N97 Sharing & Internet

    Nokia N97 Browsing and Internet

    • Full web browsing of real web pages
    • Web browsing with touch control
    • Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML MP, WML, CSS
    • Supported protocols: HTTP v1.1, WAP
    • TCP/IP support
    • Visual history, HTML and JavaScript support, Flash Lite 3.0 and Flash video support
    • Nokia Mobile Search
    • RSS reader
    • Support for Nokia Download! to discover, download and install add-on applications and widgets
    • Support for streaming video
    • Photos with view by tag cloud, month, album, slide show and photo editor
    • Online Share with connectivity to popular sharing services
    • Nokia XpressPrint: direct printing via USB connection (PictBridge), Bluetooth connectivity (BPP) or via online printing
    • Video call and video sharing support (WCDMA network services)

    Nokia N97 Navigation

    Nokia N97 GPS and Navigation

    • Integrated GPS, A-GPS receivers
    • Compass and accelerometer for correct orientation of display
    • Nokia Maps
    • Nokia Map loader application via PC
    • 3 months Walk and Drive navigation license included (some variation by region)*

    Nokia N97 Photography

    Nokia N97 Camera

    • 5.0 megapixel (2584 x 1938 pixels) camera with Carl Zeiss optics
    • Still image file format JPEG/EXIF
    • Auto focus + dual LED flash
    • Zoom Up to 4x (digital)
    • Secondary camera for video calls, QCIF (176 x 144 pixels)

    Nokia N97 Image Capture

    • Automatic location tagging (Geotagging) of images/videos
    • Cover Flow changes photos with finger motions
    • Images taken in the correct orientation automatically
    • Store photos on Ovi Share
    • Economic sharing to optimize battery and memory use

    Other

    • 32 GB internal memory, expandable up to 48 GB with microSD card
    • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity

    Nokia N97 Video

    Nokia N97 Video Cameras

    • Main camera
      • 5 megapixel with Carl Zeiss optics
      • Take high quality 16:9 videos
    • Video capture in MPEG-4 up to VGA at 30 fps
    • Video clip length: up to 90 minutes
    • Video file format: .mp4 (default), .3gp (for MMS)
    • Settings for scene, video light, white balance, colour tone
    • Secondary camera
      • QCIF for video calls

    Nokia N97 Video Sharing & Playback

    • Enhanced video centre: central hub for video experiences
    • Access to last played video and easy resume
    • My videos: collection of stored videos
    • Access to Internet Videos, compatible with RSS feeds and video podcasts, with direct wireless updates and downloads
    • Video directory to discover new Internet Videos
    • Support for download, streaming and progressive download
    • Support for Flash video

    Nokia N97 Video Codecs and Formats

    • MPEG-4 Video resolution Up to nHD 640×360 pixels or VGA at 30 fps
    • Video file format .mp4 (default), .3gp (for MMS)
    • Zoom up to 4x
    • Video light

    Nokia N97 Music and Audio

    Nokia N97 Music Features

    • Comes with Music
    • Nokia Nseries Music Player
    • Music Recommender
    • Music Store
    • Nokia Music Manager (PC application**)
    • Music codecs MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA
    • Music meta-data ID3 tags, album art
    • Bit rate up to 320 kbps
    • DRM support WM DRM, OMA DRM 2.0/1.0
    • Stereo FM radio (87.5-108 MHz/76-90 MHz), RDS and Visual Radio™ support
    • FM transmitter

    Nokia N97 Radio

    • Stereo FM radio (87.5-108 MHz/76-90 MHz), RDS and Visual Radio™ support

    Nokia N97 Gaming

    Nokia N97 Gaming

    • Use the touch UI to play games
    • The side keys can also be used to control game functions
    • Guitar Rock Tour game included

    Nokia N97 Package Contents

    Nokia N97 Sales Package Contents

    • Nokia N97
    • Nokia Battery (BP-4L)
    • Nokia Travel Charger (AC-10)
    • Nokia Connectivity Cable (CA-101)
    • Nokia Wired Headset (AD-54, HS-45)
    • Nokia Charger adapter (CA-146)
    • Cleaning cloth
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