Nokia N97 mini is a downsized version of Nokia’s high-end touchscreen smartphone, the Nokia N97. Nokia N97 mini is smaller, lighter, and cheaper than the full-sized N97. Nokia 97 mini comes with most of the essential Nokia N97 features, except for a smaller display, reduced internal memory, and a few other feature differences.
Nokia N97 mini offers high-speed HSDPA data/internet, built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS and Nokia Ovi maps, 5-megapixel camera, and WLAN. Nokia N97 mini appeals to the needs of a segment of consumers who desire a cheaper, sleeker and yet powerful smartphone.
Nokia N97 mini is equipped with a smaller display. While the original Nokia N97 spots a 3.5 inch display, the Nokia N97 mini has a 3.2 inch display. Aside the size, other display specs remain unchanged: 16 million colours, 360 x 640 pixels resolution TFT resistive touchscreen. Although smaller, Nokia N97 mini’s delivers clear, colourful, and bright pictures, videos, maps, and document. Nokia N97 mini comes with full QWERTY keyboard like it’s bigger version, but Nokia N97 mini features arrow keys in place of the D-pad available on Nokia N97.
Nokia N97 mini has a built-in 5.0 megapixels digital camera with VGA video recording, autofocus, and Carl Zeiss optics. N97 mini is also equipped with Dual LED Flashlight and Geo tagging. A second camera is provided for video calling.
Nokia N97 mini supports state of the art 3.5G HSDPA and UMTS 3G (WCDMA) as well as quad-band GSM. High-speed internet is supported via HSDPA on 3G/3.5G. When on GSM networks, data services are available via GPRS and EDGE. Nokia N97 mini accesses wireless LAN networks with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g support.
Nokia N97 mini is preloaded with Nokia Ovi store for download of multimedia contents like games, themes, music, ringtones, animations, maps, wallpapers, widgets, apps, and so on that will spice up your phone. Nokia N97 mini provides less on-board memory with 8GB storage compared with 32GB on full-size Nokia N97. A MicroSD memory card slot is also provided to extend memory further by up to 16GB.
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Nokia N97 mini features short-range wireless connectivity via Bluetooth 2.0. Bluetooth can also be used to connect your computer to the internet using Nokia N97 mini as a wireless modem. Nokia N97 mini also comes with USB 2.0 for your connectivity via USB cable.
The built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS, digital compass, and Nokia Ovi maps enables mobile navigation. If Nokia navigation service is available in your country, you can get voice guided turn-by-turn directions to any address and traffic information on your Nokia N97 mini. Maps for over 200 countries are available on Nokia Ovi maps, but not all are navigable. Nigeria is navigable on Nokia maps.
Other features and specifications of Nokia N97 mini that might interest you are:
- Handwriting recognition
- Full Qwerty Keyboard
- ARM 11 434MHz CPU
- 128 MB of RAM
- 3.5mm audio jack
- 8 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
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- Digital compass
- Photo/video editor
- Flash Lite 3.0 preloaded
- Flash Lite support
- Java MIDP 2.0
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML
- Symbian OS V9.4 S60 5th edition
- Battery capacity: 1200mAH
- Standby: 310 hours (3G)
- Talktime: 6 hours (3G)
- Music play: 32 hours
Nokia N97 mini and Nokia N97 are available at authorised Nokia dealer shops in Nigeria. The major advantage of buying your Nokia mobile phones and other Nokia accessories and enhancements from an authorized Nokia dealer is that you are guaranteed to buy a genuine Nokia product. You also get a one-year warranty on Nokia mobile phones you buy, plus good after sales services.
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