Nokia announces new Nseries phones


At the Nokia Open Studio 2006 event in New York, the Finnish manufacturer has today introduced two new multimedia Nseries phones – the N95 and N75, as well as music editions to three other smartphones – N70, N73 and N91 8GB.

The N95 is a top-of-the-line smartphone and it's the first HSDPA capable device by Nokia. It sports a two-way slide design for easy switching between numeric keypad and multimedia controls. It's a tri-band (900/1800/1900 MHz) GSM/EDGE and 2100MHz UMTS device with WiFi support, Bluetooth 2.0 (A2DP included), USB 2.0, IrDA, TV-out, built-in GPS, QVGA color display and 5-megapixel shooter with Carl Zeiss lens and microSD cards slot for memory expansion. The N95 is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2007.


The N75 is a music-oriented device in clamshell design with external music dedicated keys and 1.36-inch display on the stop flip which shows information about the song you're listening to. It is a quad-band GSM/EDGE and dual-band (850/1900 MHz) UMTS capable and has an internal 2.4-inch 16mln color QVGA display and 2-megapixel camera with LED flash and 16x digital zoom. The multimedia device also includes FM radio, 40 MB of internal memory and microSD cards slot for expanding it. Scheduled availability for the US market is the fourth quarter of 2006.


The music editions of the N70, N73 and N91 all feature sleek black design, music dedicated keys, new music services, station directory and new software for easy music management. The N91 8GB, as its name hints, features a 8GB HDD providing enough storage even for the greatest music maniacs. Also featured is a music-optimized headset with remote control and synchronization with Windows Media Player. The N73 Music Edition features up to 2GB of memory, while the N70 Music Edition has about 1GB of storage available.

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The Nokia N70 and N73 Music Editions are expected to be available in October 2006, while the N91 8GB should be launched by the end of the year, with prices respectively of about $445, $570 and $700.

To read PhoneArena's on-site report of the Nokia Open Studio 2006 event in New York, please click here.

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