Nokia N97

Announced:
Dec 2, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 11, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

Display size:

3.5 inches

Resolution:

360 x 640 pixels

Pixel density:

210 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

52.08 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Features:

Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8

Flash:

Dual LED

Software Features:

Digital zoom

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Side-Slider

Dimensions:

4.61 x 2.18 x 0.63 inches (117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm)

Weight:

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Keys:

Left: Lock/Unlock key; Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, RealAudio 7, RealAudio 8, RealAudio 10, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GPP, RealVideo 7, RealVideo 8, RealVideo 9, RealVideo 10, Flash Video

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 434 MHz, ARM11

RAM:

0.1 GB

ROM:

256 MB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Symbian (9.4), S60 5th Edition

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Imaging (BIP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

UPnP, Computer sync, SyncML

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

6.66 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.33 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

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

Music playback:

37.00 hours

Video playback:

4.50 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

S60 OSS Browser

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, Converter, Unit converter, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input (T9)

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Midp 2.1, CLDC 1.1

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 05, 2009

FCC ID value:

QVVRM-505 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.46 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.40 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

EU SAR:

Head:

0.66 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 02, 2008
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Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.63 inches)
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Too little RAM

Description

Nokia N97 is the second phone to feature a touchscreen while running on a Symbian S60 operating system. This is the new S60 5th Edition. Other features include 3.5-inch 640x360 pixels display, 5MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, and 3.5mm jack.

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