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N97 unveiled - touchscreen and more

Written by Matti Vähäkainu (Google+) @ 02 Dec 2008 4:03 User comments (2)

N97 unveiled - touchscreen and more Nokia revealed a new N-series phone in its Nokia World event in Barcelona. The new N-series flagship model N97 features a 3,5-inch touchscreen at 360x640 resolution, full QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with dual LED flash and a hefty 32GB flash memory.
Nokia told that their first touch-screen QWERTY phone will enable easy access to social media and other web services. Adding to the already mentioned N97 will include A-GPS, standard 3,5 mm jack, FM transmitter, TV-out as well as HSDPA and WiFi connectivity.

"From the desktop to the laptop and now to your pocket, the Nokia N97 is the most powerful, multi-sensory mobile computer in existence," said Jonas Geust, Vice President, heading Nokia Nseries. "Together with the Ovi services announced today, the Nokia N97 mobile computer adjusts to the world around us, helping stay connected to the people and things that matter most. With the Nokia N97, Nseries leads the charge in helping to transform the Internet into your Internet".

N97 measures at 117,2 x 55,3 x 15,9 mm and 150 g. It will hit the stores during the first half of 2009 and the price before taxes is expected to be around 550 euros (approx. $690)

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2 user comments

13.12.2008 21:23

I wonder when it will show up in the US and which carrier will get it? I hope it's ATT.

210.6.2009 19:48

i wonder if the N97 will include User Selectable Fonts like the Blackberry? That is my guide to the phone actually being a smartphone.

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