Nokia brings you another handset N97 that surely will transform the way people access the internet and think of the accessibility and feasibility of a cell phone. N97 was announced on 2nd December 2008. AS per the schedule, its available release is expected in June 2009. The Nokia N97 combines a large 3.5″ touch display with a full QWERTY keyboard. This Nokia handset comprises of TFT Technology with size in figure of 360 x 640 pixels and having Physical size of 3.50 inches. This side slider phone also has internal antenna. The phone dimension is 4.61 x 2.18 x 0.63 (117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm).This huge yet cool handset weighs 5.29 oz (150 g). It has a lot different design elements which clearly make it a different one all together. The Nokia N97 is a nicely designed phone. The design is agreeable to look at, and the build quality is good, except maybe for the battery cover which has a plastic feel - but it needs to be flexible because it's *removable*
The Nokia N97 has alert types in the form of Vibration and Mp3 Ringtones and it also gives speaker facility with stereo speakers giving 3.5 mm audio jack. The N97 also has a feature of FM Radio which gives a complete listening experience to people
The Nokia N97 is equipped with 5 megapixel camera that comes complete with a Carl Zeiss Tessar lens. It also gives us the facility of dual LED flash feature which enables user to brighten up those darker surrounding. To ensure the best possible focus an automatic focus feature is available in the phone. The camera in the N97 is said to be a mixed bag. All the settings are gripped in a common menu except for the Flash which has its own dedicated shortcut. But the advantage is the range of settings offered by the Nokia N97 as they are panoptic enough varying from manual white balance and ISO to exposure compensation, sharpness and contrast. The dynamic range is also not quite impressive with highlight clipping a bit more frequent than usual. The video formats that are supported in Nokia N97 are MPEG4, H264 and QCIF format and Video player could have been better as it also gives user the facility to trim the actions as well.
The best thing about this Nokia N97 is that it possesses 32 GB internal memory and which can be expanded by using a microSD compatible memory card slot and that has the capability of holding up to 16 GB of MicroSD memory. Nokia N97 also provides phonebook where unlimited entries and fields, photocall can be stored. It also gives details of call records for maximum 30 days. N97 has internal storage capacity of 32 GB and also possess Random Accessible Memory of 128 Mb. Its card slot is microSD(TransFlash), upto 16Gb.
The Nokia N97 has Li-ion battery type which has capacity of 1500 MaH (BP-4L) providing the user with the talk time upto 9 h 30 min (2G)/408 h (3G) and stand- by time Up to 432 h (2G) / 408 h (3G). It could be a wonderful experience for music lovers as it play music for 40 hrs.
The Nokia N97 supports most of the famous audio formats viz. MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+ and WMA format. This is not the end yet. N97 also equipped with conference call option as well.
Nokia has always been known for its connectivity and N97 is no exception. N97 comprises of WLAN-Fi technology along with UPnP support which makes it easy for user to via a nearby hotspot connection or via a local WLAN connection. The Nokia N97 supports easy to use connectivity to other devices which allows the user to connect their new 3G Smart phone to other compatible devices to transfer files with ease. Another advantage provided to the user is that he can use a Bluetooth wireless connection between the devices that are compatible with it and a micro USB cabled connection can also be used between USB compatible devices. To access transfer of data with high speed, the EDGE and GPRS technology are also provided.
The Nokia N97 supports SMS, MMS, Push Email that supports SMTP, IMAP4 and POP3, than comes Email with Attachments and Instant Messaging. It seems like almost all the latest features related with the messaging are covered by this so called mini computer. The Nokia N97 is well implemented and works flawlessly specially in context of e-mail.
Designed for the needs of Internet-savvy consumers, it is a kind of blessing. Nokia N97 supports XHTML and HTML. RSS Feeds support is also available in order to give users a wonderful browsing experience as it has inbuilt internet browser. The Nokia N97 has a good browser, it worked with pretty much all the sites that went to, including Yahoo Finance and Google Docs. Similarly the Web browser has full support for both flash and java but the touch is a bit slow. Panning and kinetic scrolling are the two things that takes place by sweep geatures. The GPS system is there to show the way to an user impartially delicate unit but nothing specticular.
GSM and WCDMA are the two forms of network on which this Nokia N97 handset works.
We can say that it has been a decent quality of Nokia N97 to have gaming feature as well which attracts the user even more. The N97 comes equipped with many games and N Gage support. And a user can download any number of games as per the requirement.
Nokia N97 has given so much importance to navigation that it already has launched a handset called navigator. Nokia N97 also supports a GPS system that allows user to get step by step instruction to new locations. It also provides them with Nokia Maps built with compass features to let them know that where they are heading.
The entity of the Nokia N97 is its simplicity along with the application provided. Its marvelous feature is the inbuilt browser as its internet connectivity is good. The Nokia N97 seems to go well as beauty and brains as it has brilliant internal features and killer looks as well. It beats every one specially in context of performance. The phone is fast, compassionate, effortlessly operative and can give a decent competition to others as far as performance is concerned.
The Nokia N97 is really trendy and looks very promising. The best advantage which a user can get from this handset is its 32GB internal memory. The phone also has in built Fm transmitter which enables user to yell the music on the phone to any standard Fm radio receiver nearby at a frequency of their choice. The N97 has the connectivity at its best. All new fangled means of data transfer are supported.
The image gallery is not up to the expectations of people. It is not bad nut not great either. The negative feature is that it does not have kinetic scrolling so one has to go through the pictures by sweeping the fingers across the screen. The one thing to complain about is the colour balance it is not the problem in N97 only but most of the cell phones of Nokia brand.
Nokia N97 Overall, gives various options to the users to use their phone as a mini computer. Nokia N97 us said to be one of the most smartest and fully featured phone of the company. Dialing a number is quick and relatively efficient.