Nokia N96 Review

Nokia has announced Nokia N96 in the 2008 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, in Spain, this is supposed to be the most feature packed smartphone made till date.

Nokia N96 has the the dual-sliding function like N95 it is also sporting a pair of gaming keys to the multimedia cluster on extra slide panel that can be used for N-Gage games. It has a 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and Carl Zeiss lenses accentuated by a dual LED flash that can also function as a video recording light.

Nokia N96 smartphone is based on the Symbian S60 3rd Edition operation system, with Feature Pack 2, this also has a DVB-H digital TV receiver and innovative kickstand for watching video on the handset’s beautiful 2.8″ QVGA display.

There are various connection options including quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900MHz) and dual-band WCDMA (900/2100MHz). It also has WiFi support for HSDPA for high speed data connections. It has 16GB of internal flash memory and a microSD memory card slot with support for cards up to 16GB mean you’ll never run out of space for photos, music, and games.

One of the another enchanting feature about Nokia N96 is its built-in GPS receiver that works with the new Nokia Maps 2.0, which come preloaded on the N96.

The Nokia’s updated Share Online function enables the N96 to automatically geo tag your photos and upload them to Flickr.

The N96 makes it easy to share your media with friends via a TV-Out cable and UPnP support. This slider smartphone is expected to start shipping in Q3 2008 with pricing set approximately at USD 800.

Update: The price of Nokia N96 in India is in the range of  Rupees 32,000 to 34,000. It varies from retailer to retailer in this range.

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Aditi is the founder and Chief Editor of RealGeek.com

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