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Nokia N90 vs Nokia N96 US

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Posted: 27 Apr 2005
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 26 Aug 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (8.1)Symbian (9.3) S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2 
Dimensions4.42 x 2.05 x 0.96 inches (112 x 52 x 24 mm)4.05 x 2.16 x 0.70 inches (103 x 55 x 18 mm) 
Weight6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.40 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size 2.8 inches 
Resolution352 x 416 pixels240 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.

 143 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.

TFTTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio 43.02 % 
Colors262 14416 777 216 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

TFT  
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

128 x 128 pixels  
Colors

Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

65 536  
Camera
Camera2 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashYesDual 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 
FeaturesAutofocus, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Night mode, Self-timerAutofocus 
CamcorderYes640x480 (VGA) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo 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, 264 MHz, ARM9 
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.

 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.035 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionRS-MMCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time3.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
3.83 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
9.6 days (230 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 2.60 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity760 mAh950 mAh 
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Multimedia
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS, Visual Radio 
Internet browsing
Browser S60 OSS Browser 
Technology
GSM900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS2100 MHz850, 1900 MHz 
DataUMTS, EDGEHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
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 
Connectivity
Bluetooth1.22.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device 
OtherComputer sync, SyncMLTV-Out, DLNA, UPnP, Computer sync, OTA sync, VoIP 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced27 Apr 200526 Aug 2008 

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