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Nokia N96 US

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User Rating - 5.4

Posted: 26 Aug 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSSymbian (9.3) S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2  
Dimensions4.05 x 2.16 x 0.70 inches (103 x 55 x 18 mm)  
Weight4.40 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
  
Display
Physical size2.8 inches  
Resolution240 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.

TFT  
Colors16 777 216  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels  
FlashDual 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  
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)  
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing cameraYes  
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 storage16 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Talk time3.83 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
  
Stand-by time9.6 days (230 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
  
Talk time (3G)2.60 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
  
Capacity950 mAh  
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Multimedia
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, Visual Radio  
Internet browsing
BrowserS60 OSS Browser  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 1900 MHz  
DataHSDPA 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
Bluetooth2.0, EDR  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device  
OtherTV-Out, DLNA, UPnP, Computer sync, OTA sync, VoIP  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk  
Availability
Officially announced26 Aug 2008  

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