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Nokia N96 Review

0. phoneArena 19 Sep 2008, 07:33 posted on

The Nokia N96 has a pretty hefty reputation to live up to. The N95 was a true powerhouse, and the finest converged device of its time. With a 5 megapixel camera, 3G data, the powerful S60 UI and eventually 8GB of internal memory there were few devices that could compete with it, and arguably no one could do it as well. Then along came a little device out of Cupertino and the cellular landscape changed. Not one to be reactive, Nokia has stuck to its guns with the retooled N96 and delivered an upgraded device that once again aims to sit atop of the mobile industry; improvements include 16GB of internal memory with microSDHC expansion and an integrated DVB-H tuner for mobile TV...

This is a discussion for a review. To read the whole review, click here

posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:55

1. (unregistered)

so u people decided to use a chinese n96 model to review?i thought all chinese moble phones were dodgy?

posted on 27 Oct 2008, 12:58

12. (unregistered)

What are you talking about? The n96 they used is not a clone, where does it say that? The strokes on the keypad means that it is intended for Chinese input for the Asian market. You do know that there is a huge Asian market that Nokia is targetting right? Millions of Nokia consumers in Hong Kong alone. The best way to tell the difference is that the clloned n96 do not operate under Symbian, and they have a big distorted "Nokia" branding on the front. Are you naive or what?

posted on 19 Sep 2008, 08:01

2. (unregistered)

i remeber ready articles about crap chinese cloned phones saying they were shit,and here they are making a review on using a (possibly)cloned N96 lol

posted on 21 Sep 2008, 07:29

3. (unregistered)

Isn't the processor dual ARM? so the processor isnt actually a downgrade?

posted on 21 Sep 2008, 21:47

4. (unregistered)

the processor of n95 is dual ARM as well...

posted on 22 Sep 2008, 08:07

5. imi (unregistered)

heyyy this phone arena always make mistakee the processor is dual double its not downgrade its upgradeee and also it has Feature PAck 2 nor 3 Feature PAck 3 is not relaease so far

posted on 13 Nov 2008, 11:06

13. Riachu (unregistered)

I agree. Phone arena is crap. Gsmarena.com is better!!!

posted on 22 Sep 2008, 08:38

6. SAYEM (unregistered)

Hey Guys One Question. ... I heard that n96 has DVH-TV... is that gonna work in USA ?

posted on 22 Sep 2008, 19:23

8. (unregistered)

as the review says, no. its not available in north america

posted on 22 Sep 2008, 18:49

7. hmmm (unregistered)

I respect nokia for there amazing camera and great gaming abilities but it just to thick for my taste and not touchscreen.

posted on 13 Nov 2008, 11:07

14. Riachu (unregistered)

Buy the N85. The screen is better, lasts longer and is smaller. It doesn't have TV, but only people with no life watch TV on the go.

posted on 23 Sep 2008, 03:33

9. (unregistered)

almost 18 months, nokia havent released anything great after n95. hope tube will be launched in october n96 is way over prices, n85 is much better than this

posted on 24 Sep 2008, 00:32

10. (unregistered)

come on. n95,n96 is better than d iphone! d only good thing about d iphone is its touchscreen and thats it!

posted on 02 Oct 2008, 00:27

11. RAJHANS (unregistered)

Nokia is always weak on build quality. There is only one an exception and it is E71. In hardware MOTOs are best.

posted on 19 Nov 2008, 10:43

15. (unregistered)

I would like to know why this phone as a better rating than the n85 (8.5 vs 7.5) when the n85 has better results in the individual ratings .

posted on 10 Feb 2009, 17:11

16. kimmyhendrick (Posts: 1; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)

There is a good article review about the Nokia N96 that I find really helpful, it describes the product in a way that is pretty easy to understand. You can check the review here:http://www.articlesbase.com/cell-phones-articles/the-nokia-n96-16gb-751991.html

posted on 01 Jun 2009, 05:10

17. enter.adj (Posts: 3; Member since: 01 Jun 2009)

This is best phone by nokia up to date .. check my review @ http://rockingnokianseries.blogspot.com/2009/04/nokia-n96.html Please leave a comment

posted on 01 Jun 2009, 05:10

18. enter.adj (Posts: 3; Member since: 01 Jun 2009)

This is best phone by nokia up to date ..

posted on 01 Jun 2009, 05:10

19. enter.adj (Posts: 3; Member since: 01 Jun 2009)

This is best phone by nokia up to date ..

posted on 03 May 2010, 16:37

20. phonelover (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 May 2010)

I used to have the N95 - upgraded to the N96 and I have to admin - HUGE improvement !! Got it in december 2009 fromwww.mycellz4less.com

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