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Nokia N97 mini vs Nokia N97 US

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Nokia N97 mini Remove phone

Posted: 12 Aug 2009
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 29 Apr 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.4) S60 5th EditionSymbian (9.4) S60 5th Edition 
Dimensions4.45 x 2.07 x 0.56 inches (113 x 52.5 x 14.2 mm)4.61 x 2.18 x 0.63 inches (117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm) 
Weight4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels360 x 640 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.

229 ppi210 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 ratio47.50 %52.08 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesYes 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDDual 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.

F2.8F2.8 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomAutofocus, Digital zoom 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)640x480 (VGA) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo 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, 434 MHz, ARM11Single core, 434 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.

128 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM 
Built-in storage8 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time7.16 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
6.66 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G)4.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
5.33 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)12.9 days (310 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity1200 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter 
Internet browsing
BrowserS60 OSS BrowserS60 OSS Browser 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, 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-GPSA-GPS 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherTV-Out, UPnP, Computer syncTV-Out, UPnP, Computer sync, SyncML 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced02 Sep 2009  

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