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Nokia N72

Announced
Apr 25, 2006
Market status
Released

Pros

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Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.68 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (176 x 208 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Description

Nokia N72 is GSM smartphone, with 262k color display and 2-megapixel camera. It looks like a cheap version of the N70, lacking UMTS 3G bands. N72 has music player and FM radio and features Bluetooth and USB, and supports internet browsing with WAP2.0 via GPRS/EDGE

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (8.1) S60 2nd Edition, Feature Pack 3
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.28 x 2.10 x 0.68 inches (109 x 53.5 x 17.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.37 oz (124 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 208 pixels
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
  • Camcorder:
      • 352x288 (CIF)

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.02 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • RS-MMC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 3.58 hours
      the average is 12 h (732 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.8 days (260 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 970 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, SyncML
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 25 Apr 2006

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