Nokia gets bigger with every launch – Nokia N97

The impressive range of mobiles especially its Series counter has always been the talk of the town.

( – Nokia gets bigger with each new launch. The impressive range of mobiles especially its Series counter has always been the talk of the town. The new Nokia n97 (…) smart phones is breathtakingly the smartest of them all. With its fun and functionality n97 is the best available handset in the market today. This feature loaded-handset is like a pocket laptop that you can carry with you wherever you go.

Nokia n97 is a smashing mobile phone that is available in two color variants, Nokia n97 white and Nokia n97 black. The two handsets have the same features and differ just in color. The attractive mobile phone has a youthful as well as a business-like appearance. This sleek phone has a slide out three-rowed QWERTY keypad. The phone has 640×360 resolution screen with smart picture view and has a built-in accelerator. So when you click a still or a video with your camera, the image and audio quality will bowl you out.

Nokia N97 is a complete package. The three and half TFT colored touch screen has an impressive quality with attractive display. The user can either use a touch screen to type or can make use of the smart beneath-the-slider QWERTY keypad. It has a massive 32 GB memory which can further extended to 48GB memory. This is a huge space for your audio and video music files and other documents. The other specifications of the handset are 5 Mega pixels camera with flash and auto-focus options, supports Skype VoIP, a GPS system and 64 polyphonic tones. Nokia phones are known for their battery life. The standby time of the phone is approximately 17 days and 6hours while on call. The handset is approx. 150gms and has a TV jack-out, Bluetooth connectivity and microSD card. The Wi-Fi hi-speed internet connection with java application for internet browsing and downloading is also a superb feature of the handset. The 3G facility for video calling and other purposes available to the handset too. The two way FM transmitter completes the complete entertainment package of the phone.



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  • Form: Side-slide with tilting screen
  • Volume: 88 cc
  • Dimensions: 117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm (18.25 mm at thickest point)
  • Weight (with battery): 150 g
  • Additional size and shape information:
    • Sliding tilt mechanism

Schematic of N97 Dimensions

Keys and Input Method

  • Full slide out keyboard
  • Cover keys (S60 keys, Menu key, Send/End keys)
  • Touch screen
  • 4-way navigation key with centre select
  • Dedicated camera and volume keys


  • MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, up to 16 GB
  • Internal memory: 32 GB


  • Bluetooth version 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • TV out
  • Support for local and remote SyncML synchronisation
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
  • 3.5 mm AV connector

Display and User Interface

  • Size: 3.5″
  • Resolution: 640 x 360 pixels
  • Up to 16.7 million colours
  • Resistive touch screen with separate touch foil and touch feedback
  • Brightness control
  • Orientation sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light detector

Power Management

  • BP-4L 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time (maximum):
    • GSM up to 570 min
    • WCDMA up to 360 min
  • Standby time (maximum):
    • GSM up to 430 h
    • WCDMA up to 400 h
  • Video playback time (maximum): VGA 30fps
  • QCIF 15fps up to 5.5 h
  • Video recording time (maximum): up to 1 h per clip
  • Music playback time (maximum): up to 40 h

Operation times may vary depending on radio access technology used, operator network configuration and usage.

Operating Frequency

  • (RM-505, Global) WCDMA 900/1900/2100, Quad band GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA, GPRS, A-GPS, WLAN
  • (RM-506, PR China) E-GSM 850/900/1800/1900, A-GPS
  • (RM-507, Americas) WCDMA 850/1900/2100, Quad band GSM 850/900/1800/1900, A-GPS, WLAN
  • Automatic switching between GSM bands
  • Flight mode

Data Network

  • GPRS class A, multislot class 32
  • WCDMA maximum speed up to 3.6 Mbps
  • HSDPA maximum speed up to 3.6 Mbps
  • WLAN IEEE 802.11b/g maximum speed up to 11Mbps/54Mbps

Requires data service. Data Services may not be available in all networks. Data transmission speeds may be as high as 3.6 Mbps, but may vary based upon network capabilities and other conditions. The establishment and continuation of a data connection depends on network availability, provider support and signal strength.


Colours and Covers

  • Available colours:
    • Transition Black light
    • White


  • Customisable homescreen:
    • Widgets
    • Themes
    • Icons
    • Shortcuts
    • Menu
  • Ring tones

Software & Applications?

Software Platform and User Interface

  • S60 5th edition
  • Active standby
  • Voice commands
  • FOTA (Firmware update Over The Air)
  • Automatic UI rotation
  • Software updates


  • E-mail (SMTP, IMAP4, POP3), MMS, SMS, unified editor
  • Viewing of email attachments ? .doc, .xls, .ppt, .pdf
  • Mail for Exchange
  • Data: Calendar, Contacts, To-do, Notes, E-mail
  • PC Applications: Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Lotus Organizer, Lotus Notes

* Some services may be available only via downloading or upgrading.

Personal Information Management (PIM)

  • Detailed contact information
  • Calendar
  • To-do list
  • Notes
  • Recorder
  • Calculator
  • Clock
  • Converter


Email & Messaging

  • Easy-to-use email client with attachment support for images, videos, music and documents
  • Support for SMTP, IMAP4, POP3, MMS, SMS. Unified SMS/MMS editor
  • Email web widget
  • Nokia Email
  • Mail for Exchange*


  • Personal Information Management (PIM)
  • Search content in device and search on the Internet
  • Quickoffice document viewers (Quickword, Quickpoint, Quicksheet)
  • Adobe PDF viewer
  • Customization through themes, ringtones, applications
  • Portrait and landscape orientation modes; with transitions via dual slide operation, or auto-rotate controlled by accelerometer
  • Settings Wizard for easy configuration
  • Data transfer application for transfer of PIM information from other compatible Nokia devices
  • Nokia Software Updater for firmware upgrades with the user’s PC, with user data preservation
  • FOTA (Firmware over the Air Software Updater) for firmware updates directly to the device over WLAN or 3G

* Some services may be available only by downloading or upgrading. Only devices that offer compatible multimedia message or e-mail features can receive and display multimedia messages. Content appearance may vary. Some images and ring tones can not be forwarded.

Call Management

  • Contacts: advanced contacts database with support for multiple phone and e-mail details per entry and thumbnail pictures
  • Speed dialling, voice dialling (speaker independent) and voice commands
  • Logs: lists of dialled, received and missed calls
  • Conference calling
  • Integrated hands-free speakers
  • Video calling

Nokia N97 Email

Sharing & Internet?

Browsing and Internet

  • Full web browsing of real web pages
  • Web browsing with touch control
  • Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML MP, WML, CSS
  • Supported protocols: HTTP v1.1, WAP
  • TCP/IP support
  • Visual history, HTML and JavaScript support, Flash Lite 3.0 and Flash video support
  • Nokia Mobile Search
  • RSS reader
  • Support for Nokia Download! to discover, download and install add-on applications and widgets
  • Support for streaming video
  • Photos with view by tag cloud, month, album, slide show and photo editor
  • Online Share with connectivity to popular sharing services
  • Nokia XpressPrint: direct printing via USB connection (PictBridge), Bluetooth connectivity (BPP) or via online printing
  • Video call and video sharing support (WCDMA network services)


GPS and Navigation

  • Integrated GPS, A-GPS receivers
  • Compass and accelerometer for correct orientation of display
  • Nokia Maps
  • Nokia Map loader application via PC
  • 3 months Walk and Drive navigation license included (some variation by region)*

* 3 month Walk and Drive navigation license included. Downloading of maps over-the-air may involve transferring large amounts of data. Your service provider may charge for the data transmission. The availability of particular products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Nokia dealer for further details and availability of language options. These specifications are subject to change without notice.

Nokia N97 Maps



  • 5.0 megapixel (2584 x 1938 pixels) camera with Carl Zeiss optics
  • Still image file format JPEG/EXIF
  • Auto focus + dual LED flash
  • Zoom Up to 4x (digital)
  • Secondary camera for video calls, QCIF (176 x 144 pixels)

Image Capture

  • Automatic location tagging (Geotagging) of images/videos
  • Cover Flow changes photos with finger motions
  • Images taken in the correct orientation automatically
  • Store photos on Ovi Share
  • Economic sharing to optimise battery and memory use


  • 32 GB internal memory, expandable up to 48 GB with microSD card
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity


Video Cameras

  • Main camera
    • 5 megapixel with Carl Zeiss optics
    • Take high quality 16:9 videos
  • Video capture in MPEG-4 up to VGA at 30 fps
  • Video clip length: up to 90 minutes
  • Video file format: .mp4 (default), .3gp (for MMS)
  • Settings for scene, video light, white balance, colour tone
  • Secondary camera
    • QCIF for video calls

Video Codecs and Formats

  • MPEG-4 Video resolution Up to nHD 640×360 pixels or VGA at 30 fps
  • Video file format .mp4 (default), .3gp (for MMS)
  • Zoom up to 4x
  • Video light

Video Sharing & Playback

  • Enhanced video centre: central hub for video experiences
  • Access to last played video and easy resume
  • My videos: collection of stored videos
  • Access to Internet Videos, compatible with RSS feeds and video podcasts, with direct wireless updates and downloads
  • Video directory to discover new Internet Videos
  • Support for download, streaming and progressive download
  • Support for Flash video

Nokia N97 Video

Music and Audio?

Music Features

  • Comes With Music*
  • Nokia Nseries Music Player
  • Music Recommender
  • Music Store
  • Nokia Music Manager (PC application**)
  • Music codecs MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA
  • Music meta-data ID3 tags, album art
  • Bit rate up to 320 kbps
  • DRM support WM DRM, OMA DRM 2.0/1.0
  • Stereo FM radio (87.5-108 MHz/76-90 MHz) and RDS support
  • FM transmitter

* Comes With Music is only available in selected regions.
** Requires a compatible PC


  • Stereo FM radio (87.5-108 MHz/76-90 MHz) and RDS support

Nokia N97 Music



  • Use the touch UI to play games
  • The side keys can also be used to control game functions
  • Guitar Rock Tour game included
Nokia N97 Gaming

Package Contents?

Sales Package Contents

  • Nokia N97
  • Nokia Battery (BP-4L)
  • Nokia Travel Charger (AC-10)
  • Nokia Connectivity Cable (CA-101)
  • Nokia Wired Headset (AD-54, HS-45)
  • Nokia Charger adapter (CA-146)
  • Cleaning cloth