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Nokia Releases the Nokia N96 in the US
      11/03/08 03:39 PM

Nokia today announced the availability of the Nokia N96, its flagship multimedia computer, in the United States. The Nokia N96 will now be available through open channels in the United States, including the Nokia Flagship stores in New York and Chicago, on and a number of independent retailers and e-tailers.

More info on this Nseries smartphone:

The Nokia N96 boasts a powerhouse of entertainment ready features, including a 5-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, turn-by-turn voice navigation, 16GB of internal memory, expandable up to 24GB with an optional microSD card, superior sound and music, N-Gage gaming and a stunning 2.8" display.

The Nokia N96 has the ability to store up to 40 hours of video content transfered from a PC via hi-speed USB 2.0 connection or online with WLAN and HSDPA support. The device also supports the most common video formats including MPEG-4, Windows Media Video and Flash Video. Enjoy the action on your videos with the device's vivid 2.8" display and built-in 3D stereo speakers. Sit back, watch the plot unfold and experience the special effects hands-free, thanks to a cleverly designed 'kickstand' on the back cover.

With the Nokia N96, users will capture clear, vibrant, high quality video clips at 30 frames per second as well as sharp, defined photos with the 5-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and dual LED Flash. Tag the location of your new images with integrated geotagging, and with just one click, upload your images straight to online image-hosting communities, including Share on Ovi from Nokia - a great way to relive your favorite moments.

The enhanced navigation experience on the Nokia N96 includes rich, easy-to-use maps with urban detail as well as satellite views. Try out three months of free voice guided turn-by-turn navigation - for walking or driving - along with the new City Guides that offer a great way to explore undiscovered places.


Quad band GSM, US dual band HSDPA 3G
S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2
16 gigs storage plus SDHC microSD card slot
5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss autofocus lens and dual LED flash
Can record video at VGA resolution at 30fps
950 mAh Lithium Ion battery (gee, that's low!)
2.8" QVGA display
4 x 2.2. x 0.7 inches, 4.4 ounces
WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 +EDR
3.5mm headphone jack
GPS (with assisted GPS) and Nokia Maps 2.0

Compatible with high-speed 3G HSDPA networks in the US (850 and 1900 MHz), the Nokia N96 costs an estimated 895 USD.


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