Nokia N96, the official successor to the Nokia N95 multimedia device
has been showcased at the Mobile World Congress 2008.
This new dual-slide phone is being touted to be a multimedia computer truly
optimized for video and TV.
Jonas Geust, VP of Multimedia Computers Department, Nokia said,
“Through the power of the Internet, video and TV are becoming even more
prevalent in people’s lives. With its large, bright screen, and a range of
high-speed connectivity options and the enhanced Nokia Video Center, the new
Nokia N96 is a personal window to entertainment.”
The key features of the Nokia N96 multimedia computer
2.8-inch LCD screen
Integrated 16 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded further to as
much a 24GB with an optional microSD card
Compatible with MPEG-4, Windows Media Video and Flash Video formats
High-speed USB 2.0 connection, WLAN and HSDPA support
Includes GPS support and the Nokia Maps application
5MP camera, based on Carl Zeiss optics and includes flash and video light
DVD-like quality video capture at 30 frames per second
Supports the Ovi family of Nokia internet services, including maps, music,
media sharing and more
In addition, Nokia N96 also includes media keys, a 3.5 mm headphone connector
and built-in 3D stereo speakers.
Nokia’s N96 “multimedia computer” is slated for a September 2008 launch and
will carry a price tag of about $800. In Pakistan, it is available for Rs.51000
only from Mobile Zone.