Nokia N79

Announced:
Aug 26, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 9, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

2.4 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

167 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

33.08 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Digital image stabilization

Front:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.33 x 1.93 x 0.59 inches (110 x 49 x 15 mm)

Weight:

3.42 oz (97 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Numeric keypad, Soft keys

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, TV-out

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS, Visual Radio, FM Transmiter

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 369 MHz, ARM11

Internal storage:

0.05 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

OS:

Symbian (9.3), S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

UPnP, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML, VoIP

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

1200 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

5.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Stand-by time:

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G):

3.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Music playback:

24.00 hours

Video playback:

5.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 10, 2008

FCC ID value:

QFXRM-349 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.95 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.38 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

EU SAR:

Head:

0.94 W/kg

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.59 inches)

Description

Nokia N79 is a multimedia phone with 5-megapixel camera, N-Gage gaming platform, 3.5mm jack, stereo speakers, stereo Bluetooth, FM transmitter and radio. It is a Symbian S60 smartphone with 2.4” display showing up to 16 million colors.

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