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Nokia N78

Nokia N78
2.4"
240 x 320 pixels
3.2 MP
RAM: 0.4375 GB
BATTERY: 1200 mAh (3.16h 3G talk time)
MEMORY: 0.07 GB
Announced: Feb 11, 2008
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Too little RAM memory (0.4375 GB RAM)
  • Single-core processor
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (3.2 megapixels)

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Description

Nokia N78 is a candybar phone in the design language of the N96 - pianoblack finish. It is also Symbian S60 smartphone with both Wi-Fi and 3G, and aGPS. The latter is used for geotagging of the photos, taken by the 3-megapixel camera with auto-focus and Carl Zeiss lens. It has FM transmitter, which allows it to broadcast music to standard radios nearby.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (9.3), S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.44 x 1.92 x 0.59 inches (113 x 49 x 15 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.59 oz (102 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 167 ppi
  • 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
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 32.43 %

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.8
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (15 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 369 MHz, ARM11
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 0.4375 GB RAM / 256 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.07 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1200 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 4.33 hours
      the average is 15 h (876 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 13.3 days (320 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 3.16 hours
      the average is 17 h (991 min)
  • Music playback:
    • 24.00 hours

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, Visual Radio, FM Transmiter

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
    • Other version supports UMTS 900/2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Phone features

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

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS
  • Other:
    • UPnP, Computer sync, SyncML

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 11 Feb 2008

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 05 Mar 2008
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        QFXRM-236 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 1.08 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.35 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
  • EU SAR:
    • Head:
      • 1.01 W/kg

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