Today Nokia unveiled it new phone, also said to be a younger brother of N97, called N97 mini. With new improved home screen widgets and many up gradation at user level, the new N97 is just 4.4 inches tall, 2 inches wide and 0.5 inch thick. The younger sibling of N97 features a 3.2-inch tilting touch screen.
N97 mini is the first Nokia mobile phone that will sport Lifecasting with Ovi. The touch screen phone will still offer you a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard. This S60 5th edition phone has an inbuilt 5 megapixel camera. The phone has 8GB of onboard memory and can be expanded using microSD card. A major drawback of the phone is that it does not support 3G bands of North America.
The key features of the phone are summarized as below:
New Personalized home screen: Now you can download and add widgets to your homescreen.
Lifecasting with Ovi: N97 mini has a Facebook widget on its home screen that detects your current location, and even allows you to update your profile.
Ovi- Store: This phone is Ovi enabled, thus giving easy access to applications and services from the Ovi store.
High-end Music player: This lets you search and buy your favorite from the Nokia Music store.
Awesome Internet: The phone provides fast and easy access to internet with built in Flash player. This lets you download and share file over the web at fast rate.
Storage space to spare: Ships with 8GB on-board memory, expandable to 24GB with MicrosSD card
The key specifications of the phone are summarized as bellow:
• Dimensions: 113 mm x 52.5mm x 14.2 mm.
• Weight: 138 g.
• Camera: 5 megapixels with Carl Zeiss Tessar lens; autofocus and flash.
• Display: 3.2 inch TFT, 640 x 360 pixels with up to 16 million colors.
• Memory: 8Gb internal and expandable up to 24GB
• WCDMA, GPRS/EDGE, HSDPA
• Talk time: Up to 7.1 hrs
• Standby time: Up to 320 hrs