Nokia N97 is a brilliant smartphone announced by Nokia in 2008. Nokia N97 comes with some of the most advanced mobile technologies that Nokia has to offer. Nokia N97 offers high-speed HSDPA data, built-in A-GPS with maps, 5-megapixel camera, up to 16GB MicroSD memory card support, and WLAN. Nokia N97 smartphone is preloaded with the new Nokia multimedia downloads market place Ovi store software. Nokia also introduced a slightly smaller and cheaper model in 2009, the Nokia N97 mini.
Nokia N97 is equipped with an impressive 3.5 inch, 16 million colours (360 x 640 pixels) TFT resistive touchscreen display. This display gives you a good viewing platform with clear, colourful, and bright pictures, videos, maps, and document. Nokia N97 comes with full QWERTY keyboard.
Nokia N97 has a built-in 5.0 megapixels digital camera with VGA video, autofocus, and Carl Zeiss optics. N97 is also equipped with Dual LED Flashlight and Video lights. A second camera is provided for video calling.
Nokia N97 supports state of the art 3.5G HSDPA and UMTS 3G (WCDMA). N97 also has support for quad-band GSM. High-speed internet is supported via HSDPA (3.6Mbps). On GSM networks, data services are available via GPRS and EDGE. With Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g support, N97 gives wireless connectivity via wireless LAN.
Nokia N97 has a built-in WAP 2.0/XHTML browser enabling you to browse WAP pages and websites tailored for mobile browsing. N97 also supports full web browsing taking advantage of its larger screen.
Nokia N97 is preloaded with Nokia Ovi store. Ovi store is an online market place where Owners of compatible Nokia phones can download multimedia contents like games, themes, music, ringtones, animations, maps, wallpapers, widgets, and so on for their Nokia mobile phones. Nokia N97 provides a sizable storage space for your downloads with 32GB built-in memory. A microSD memory card slot is also provided to extend memory further by up to 16GB.
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Nokia N97 offers you wireless connectivity via Bluetooth 2.0. Bluetooth can also be used to connect your computer to the internet using Nokia N97 as a wireless modem. Nokia N97 also comes with USB 2.0 for your connectivity via USB cable. The built-in A-GPS and Nokia maps will enable users find locations and directions easily. Nokia maps also offer navigation service and traffic information where they are available. Maps for over 200 countries are available. Nigeria is now navigable on Nokia maps.
Nokia N97 has a built-in stereo FM radio with RDS for catching up with local news and entertainment. FM transmitter support means you can listen to your N97 songs for your cars stereo or from any stereo system with FM receiver. Nokia N97 is also equipped with external stereo speaker and a built-in media player and video player.
Other features and specifications of Nokia N97 that might interest you are:
- Handwriting recognition
- Full Qwerty Keyboard
- 3.5mm audio jack
- 32 GB internal memory
- up to 16GB MicroSD memory card support
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSDPA) (850, 900, 1900, 2100MHz)
- TV out
- Photo call
- 64 Polyphonic/mp3 ringtones
- Voice command/dial
- Predictive texting T9
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (mp3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA)
- Video player (Mpeg4, WMA, 3GP)
- Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- WLAN 802.11 b/g
- Digital compass
- Photo/video editor
- Flash Lite 3.0 preloaded
- Flash Lite support
- Java MIDP 2.0
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML
- Symbian OS V9.2 S60 5th edition
- Battery standby 408 hours (3G)
- Battery talk time 5 hours 18 minutes (3G)
- Music play: 37 hours
Nokia launched a slightly smaller Nokia N97, called the Nokia N97 mini in 2009. Nokia N97 mini retains most of the standard Nokia N97 feature, the only major standout is that Nokia N97 mini comes with a smaller 3.2-inch display campared to 3.5-inch in Nokia N97. Of course, Nokia N97 mini is also cheaper. However, Nokia N97 offers a better battery performance.
Nokia mobile phones are available at all authorised dealer shops throughout Nigeria. The major advantage of buying your Nokia mobile phones and other Nokia accessories and enhancements from an authorized dealer is that you are guaranteed to buy a genuine Nokia product. You also get a one-year warranty on any product you buy, plus good after sales services.
For more information on Nokia dealers, stores, sales outlets and shops in Nigeria, visit our Nokia dealer page.
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