Nokia N96

Announced:
Feb 11, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 4, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

143 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

43.02 %

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.05 x 2.16 x 0.70 inches (103 x 55 x 18 mm)

Weight:

4.40 oz (125 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Features:

Numeric keypad, Soft keys, Music control keys

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 264 MHz, ARM9

RAM:

0.1 GB

ROM:

256 MB

Internal storage:

16 GB

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

950 mAh

Talk time:

3.66 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time:

9.2 days (220 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G):

2.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Music playback:

14.00 hours

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

UPnP, Computer sync, OTA sync, VoIP

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, TV-out

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS, Visual Radio

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Broadcast Mobile TV:

DVB-H

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 11, 2008

FCC ID value:

QEYRM-247 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.58 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.78 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

EU SAR:

Head:

0.91 W/kg

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.70 inches)
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (143 ppi)

Description

Successor of the N95, the N96 is dual-slider with both numeric keypad and one for multimedia control. It still has 5-megapixel camera, but now is with 2.8" display, 16GB of memory plus microSD slot and DVB-H for digital TV. It is Symbian S60 Feature Pack 2 smartphone with WiFi, GPS, quad-band GSM support and dual-band UMTS.

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