Nokia N97 Mark Peters : December 2nd 2008 - 12:00 CET
Nokia N97 mobile computer : Nokia unveiled the Nokia N97 smartphone, 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 personal pocket, the Nokia N97 phone is the most powerful, multi-sensory mobile computer in existence," said Jonas Geust, Vice President, heading Nokia Nseries. "Together with the Ovi services, 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 handset, Nseries leads the charge in helping to transform the Internet into your Internet".
Nokia N97 navigation
The Nokia N97 mobile computer 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 phone 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.
Nokia N97 mobile games and widescreen video
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 mobile phone is also perfectly suited for browsing the web, streaming Flash videos or playing mobile games. Both the physical QWERTY and virtual touch input ensure efficiency in blogging, chatting, posting, sending texts or emailing.
Nokia N97 features
The Nokia N97 smart phone supports up to 48GB of storage, including 32 GB of on-board memory, expandable with a 16 GB microSD flash memory 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 camera phone also has a 5 Megapixel digital camera with high quality Carl Zeiss optics, 16:9 and DVD quality video capture, and support for services like Share on Nokia Ovi for immediate sharing over HSDPA and WLAN.
Nokia N97 price & availability
The Nokia N97 mobile phone is expected to begin shipping in the first half of 2009 at an estimated retail price of 550 Euros before taxes or subsidies. For actual price information and full technical specifications visit the Nokia N97 info page at LetsGoMobile.