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Nokia N76 Review

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Performance:

Nokia N76 uses a ARM11 processor with a working frequency of 369MHz, which is 11% more, compared to ARM11 at 332MHz, used in N95 and N93i. Working with the menu is instantaneous and this is the quickest Symbian S60 phone that we have used! It is so quick that we can easily compare it to a non-smart phone, which are quicker by definition.

We are disappointed in the phone’s coverage, which, surprisingly for an upmarket Nokia, is below the average. In our underground test we have evaluated it at 4 out of 10. The sound quality, however, is typical: realistic voices in both directions and strong outgoing sound. Our only criticism is the average incoming sound, due to which you can have difficulties in a noisy environment.

The loudspeaker is optimized to be used during video conversation: you have to keep it at a small distance (up to half a meter) so that you can be hear distinctly and loudly. The incoming sound strength is below the average and you’ll not be able to use it if it is noisy around you.


Conclusion:

Apart from its sexy look and its slim silhouette, Nokia N76 offers quite a lot of possibilities as a Symbian S60 smartphone. If you’re a music fan, you can listen to your favorite tracks through the player’s latest version, the standard headphones with a 3.5 mm jack and a nice thing is that the navigation can be done even with the shell closed. The camera is not on a par with the upmarket cameraphones like N95 but can take photos for memory; some of the functions of the top-of-the-line model (WiFI, HSDPA) are not available here, but that’s the price of being cool-looking. Overall, this is a slim device with unusually quick reactions for Symbian S60 smartphone

Pros

  • Slim profile with extravagant look
  • Music player can be fully controlled with the shell closed
  • 3.5mm stereo jack for easy connection with headphones

Cons

  • Larger than some people would like to
  • Weak signal reception
PhoneArena rating:
7.6
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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:55

1. gka (unregistered)


yuk this phones sound quality sucks compared to a nokia 5700 xm buy the 5700 xm its better ... but nice design though like the design and the options nokia is no 01

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 08:30

2. sweetypie! (unregistered)


Plz tell me how this phone is coz..i really lyk the design..but few ppl r saying it sucks...plz sum1 help me out!

posted on 15 Jul 2011, 09:09

4. adnan190 (unregistered)


i hve dis fone n it iz just awesome......esp de sound itz judt geat......

posted on 28 Dec 2010, 00:48

3. zabalon22 (unregistered)


it works just fine. except that the it becomes ugly and old when the button colors on z cover fade out.

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Nokia N76

Nokia N76

OS: Symbian 9.2
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Display2.4 inches, 240 x 320 pixels (167 ppi) TFT
Camera2 megapixels
Hardware
Single core, 369 MHz, ARM11 processor
96 MB RAM
Size4.19 x 2.04 x 0.53 inches
(106.5 x 52 x 13.7 mm)
4.05 oz  (115 g)
Battery700 mAh, 2.75 hours talk time

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