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Nokia announces N96 and N78 mobiles


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New N-series phones

 

Nokia showcased two new N-series mobile phone models on the Mobile World Congress today. The models in question are N96 and N78; both have QVGA display, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, MicrosSD slot with up to 8GB support, N-Gage platform support, and they run on Nokia's S60 platform. They also feature a must-have multimedia player as well as FM receiver. Besides having an FM receiver, both of these phones can transmit an FM signal in a 10 meter radius, a feature that comes in handy when you use it in your car.

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The N96 is similar to N95, so we can easily say it’s an upgrade. However, N96 brings new features, such as a 2,8-inch display, 5 megapixel camera featuring Carl Zeiss optics and auto-focus, DVB-H mobile TV and 16 GB of internal memory.

N96 will hit the shelves in Q3 2008, and should cost about €550.

The N78 is a bar-style phone, much like the N73 model. This model features a 3,2 megapixel camera, with Carl Zeiss optics, of course. It packs a morphing keyboard, where the buttons are automatically adjusted to suit the application you currently use.

N78 will find its way to the market sometime in Q2, and will cost about €350.

Last modified on 13 February 2008
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