Monday, November 07, 2005

Nokia N-Series - second wave

(Thanks mahesh for this nice article)

At the Nokia Mobility Conference, Nokia today presented the new addition to the N-Series - the N92, N80 and N71 multimedia phones. All three are 3G devices with high-resolution cameras, S60 OS (former Symbian Series 60), Bluetooth, FM radio and miniSD card slot.
The Nokia N92 is the first GSM phone with DVB-H receiver, making it possible for users to watch and record live TV broadcasts. The market for commercial DVB-H broadcast services is expected to spread during 2006. The dual hinge design (similar to Motorola MPx) and the QVGA display will provide comfortable TV experience. The Nokia N92 also features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and infrared connectivity, card slot, FM radio and 2 megapixel camera. The mobile device is planned to be commercially available in mid 2006 with an estimated price of 600 euros.
The Nokia N80 is the world's first handset to feature UPnP technology. This allows it to be used as a remote control for swapping content via Wi-Fi between compatible PCs, audio equipment and TVs. The slider phone has a 3 megapixel camera with macro mode and video capture with digital video stabilization. The Nokia N80 has the same high-resolution display we know from Nokia N90 - 352 x 416 pixels, up to 262,144 colors. The Nokia N80 should be available in 1Q 2006 with an estimated price of 500 euros.
Nokia N71 is something we have seen already from the numerous leeks on the web. The 3G clamshell phone has QVGA display, 2 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, but no Wi-Fi. Nokia N71 is planned to be commercially available in 1Q 2006 with a price of approximately 400 euros.
Also today Nokia introduced the new identity for the Symbian OS Series 60 - from now it will be called simply S60. The first announcement for the S60 platform is a new Web browser with MiniMap based on the WebCore and JavaScriptCore components of Apple's Safari Web Kit, the industry's smallest and fastest open source full Web rendering engine. The new browser will be able to show the web pages in their original layout and will help the scroll navigation through page miniatures.

:. My next phone is going to be a N80.. I feel it..