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Old 12-02-2008, 04:53 AM
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Exclamation Nokia N97 Touch Screen Multimedia Computer with QWERTY keyboard just announced



At Nokia World 2008 in Barchelona Spain and under the slogan Desktop-Laptop-Pocket, Nokia today unveiled the first high-end Nseries device with Touch Screen and QWERTY keyboard based on Symbian 5th Edition. This Multimedia Computer as Nokia calls all Nseries devices, features a state of the art spesifications that simply creates the most powerfull mobile phone ever made.

Ladies and gentlemen the Nokia N97.

Some major specifications of the Nokia N97 are the following:
  • A huge 3.5 inch LCD, 16:9, Touch Screen display with tactical feedback, 16 millions colors and 360 x 640 resolution (nHD)
  • 32GB of internel flash memory and SD card Slot
  • QWERTY keyboard
  • All possible connectivity methods such as QuadBand GSM/EDGE/, TriBand 3G for 900/1900/2100, WiFi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and FM radio are supported
  • High qualiy 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and dual LED flash which is able to record videos at DVD quality at 640X480 resolution at 30fps
  • Physical dimensions of the phone are 117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mmand weights arround 150g
  • 1500 mAh battery
  • 3.5 mm audio jack also supports TV-Out
  • Based on Symbian S60 5th Edition and comes with loads of applications such as Nokia Maps, Nokia Messenger, Share Online along with Nokia Music Service and Ovi online services
The Nokia N97 is expected to be available the first half of 2009 for 550 euros.


Following is Nokia's Official Press Release:

Barcelona, Spain - Nokia today unveiled the Nokia N97, the world's most advanced mobile computer, which will transform the way people connect to the Internet and to each other. 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. Nokia's flagship Nseries 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.'

"From the desktop to the laptop and now to your pocket, the Nokia N97 is the most powerful, multi-sensory mobile computer in existence," said Jonas Geust, Vice President, heading Nokia Nseries. "Together with the Ovi services announced today, the Nokia N97 mobile computer adjusts to the world around us, helping stay connected to the people and things that matter most. With the Nokia N97, Nseries leads the charge in helping to transform the Internet into your Internet".

Sensing your 'So-Lo'
The Nokia N97 introduces the concept of 'social location'. With integrated A-GPS sensors and an electronic compass, the Nokia N97 mobile computer intuitively understands where it is. The Nokia N97 makes it easy to update social networks automatically with real-time information, giving approved friends the ability to update their 'status' and share their 'social location' as well as related pictures or videos.

Widescreen - Internet and entertainment
The home screen of the Nokia N97 mobile computer features the people, content and media that matter the most. Friends, social networks and news are available by simply touching the home screen. The 16:9 widescreen display can be fully personalized with frequently updated widgets of favorite web services and social networking sites. The Nokia N97 is also perfectly suited for browsing the web, streaming Flash videos or playing games. Both the physical QWERTY and virtual touch input ensure efficiency in blogging, chatting, posting, sending texts or emailing.

The Nokia N97 supports up to 48 GB of storage, including 32 GB of on-board memory, expandable with a 16 GB microSD card for music, media and more. This is complemented by excellent music capabilities, full support for the Nokia Music Store and continuous playback time of up to 1.5 days. The Nokia N97 also has a 5-Megapixel camera with high-quality Carl Zeiss optics, 16:9 and DVD quality video capture, and support for services like Share on Ovi for immediate sharing over HSDPA and WLAN.

The Nokia N97 is expected to begin shipping in the first half of 2009 at an estimated retail price of EUR 550 before taxes or subsidies.



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