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Nokia N97 US Remove phone

Posted: 29 Apr 2009
Market Status: Released

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.4), S60 5th EditionAndroid (2.2) 
Dimensions4.61 x 2.18 x 0.63 inches (117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm)5.00 x 2.42 x 0.60 inches (127 x 61 x 15 mm) 
Weight5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
5.70 oz (162 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
FeaturesFull keyboardFull keyboard 
Physical size3.5 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels480 x 800 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.

210 ppi267 ppi 

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.

Screen-to-body ratio52.08 %44.66 % 
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera5 megapixels3 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.

Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesDigital zoom  
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)720x480 (DVD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 Samsung Exynos 3 

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, 434 MHz, ARM11Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8 
Graphics processor PowerVR SGX540 
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.

0.125 GB RAM / 256 MB ROM0.5 GB RAM / 1024 MB ROM 
Built-in storage32 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Capacity1500 mAh1500 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time6.66 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
Stand-by time17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
Talk time (3G)5.33 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
Music playback37.00 hours  
Video playback4.50 hours  
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Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T3 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Bluetooth2.0, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 

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.

Navigation Yes 
OtherUPnP, Computer sync, SyncMLUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 100 
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

02 May 200910 Mar 2011 
FCC ID value: QVVRM-507 linkFCC ID value: A3LSGHT839 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).

Head0.62 W/kg0.34 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1700 MHz 
Body0.49 W/kg0.81 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1700 MHz 

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