Nokia N97 Gearing up for India Launch

Nokia is gearing up for the N97 launch – probably it’s biggest launch in the recent times and here are some specs/pricing details for you:

What’s so unique about N97?

– It’s positioned as a ‘social phone’ – introduces the concept of ‘social location’.

With integrated A-GPS sensors and an electronic compass, the Nokia N97 mobile computer intuitively understands where it is. Essentially, you can can easily update your social networks automatically with real-time information, share your ‘social location’ as well as related pictures or videos.

Customizable Screen

You can customize the homepage with widgets – right from integrating your Facebook widgets to RSS feeds

Infact, this feature takes the cake, makes the phone more personal!

N97 - The Ultimate Touchscreen Phone from Nokia
N97 - The Ultimate Touchscreen Phone from Nokia

N97 Specs & Price

  • Sliding QWERTY keypad and touchscreen display
  • Memory –  32GB Internal memory, 128 MB RAM, microSD up to 16GB
  • Camera – 5 MP (Carl Zeiss optics)
  • OS – Symbian
  • Battery – 6.6 hours talk-time and 430 hours standby
  • Radio – Stereo FM radio with RDS, Visual radio; FM transmitter
  • Widescreen – 16:9, 3.5in TFT, 640 x 360 pixels
  • 802.11b/g; USB; Bluetooth with A2DP; GPS with A-GPS
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Weight: 150gm
  • Handwriting Recognition
  • Price: Rs. 35K

Watch this demo

Will you go for N97?

My hunch says Nokia has become a utilitarian brand and will have a tough time competing with lifestyle products like iPhone.

What’s your take?

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