Nokia N9 : Specs | Price | Reviews | Test. The mobile phone market is spreading fresh rumors about the latest N Series handset from Nokia, which is the N9. This might come as a surprise too many people as the Nokia N8 was probably the culmination of the Symbian™ based N Series handset from the Finnish company. However, there is no official announcement yet made by the company, but there are some leaked pictures of N9 making there way round several websites.
Nokia N9 smartphone. Announced Not officially announced yet. Features 3G, TFT capacitive touchscreen, 5 MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth. Nokia N9 QWERTY Smartphone Review | Specifications. Nokia announced their latest smartphone namely Nokia N9 runs Meego Operating System, We've seen the hardware photos for the mysterious Nokia N9 leaked before, and the N9 is said to be sporting high-end smartphone specs. The Nokia N9 has been leaked and we have the first specs and features for this upcoming Nokia smartphone.
We have also seen the leaked snaps and a got some information about the handset and based on that, we are featuring a preview of the mobile phone. The pictures reveal that Nokia N9 has great resemblance to its predecessor, the N8 Symbian™ device. The keyboard of the handset comes off as a slider just like the N8.
The device will come with dual SIM functionality, which means the users can use the service of two network providers at one time. Entertainment options seem to be great as the N9 will integrate TV-out (720p video) via HDMI, 8 mega pixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, music player, video playback, stereo FM with RDS and a lot more. In addition to that, the handset will integrate Ovi Maps 3.0, A-GPS support.
At the moment there are quite a lot of speculations going around the market about this rumored N Series mobile phone. However, Nokia is yet to make the official announcement of the device and the release date is not yet known. It is expected that the mobile phone will appear in the European market in the first quarter of 2011.
Here, we are featuring a preview of the Nokia N9 based on the unofficial specifications.
nokia n9 specification
- 8 Mega-pixel camera with Autofocus, Dual LED Flash, Face Detection, Smile Detection & Geo Tagging
- Video Recorder with 720p, 25fps with Video Light
- video Player supports H263, H264, WMV, MP4, XviD & DivX Formats
- Video & Photo Editor
- Additional VGA Camera For Video Calls
- Changable Colour Themes & Customise Home Screen
- 4 inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch Screen display with 16 million colours & 640 x 360 Pixels
- Music Player Supports WMA, WAV eAAC+ & MP3 formats
- Album Art Display & Nokia Music Manager
- Built-in RDS FM Radio with FM Transmitter
- MP3 & WAV Ringtones
- Vibration Alert
- 3.5mm Audio Jack
- SMS, MMS & Instant Messaging
- Email & Push Emai
- Predictive Text Messaging
- Java™™ Games & Downloadable Games
- Personal organiser with Phonebook, Contact Widget, calendar, Clock, Alarm Clock, Converter & Calculator
- Built-in hands free speakerphone
- Voice Commands & voice Dialling
- Conference Call, Call Timer, Call log, Call waiting, Call Hold, Call Divert & Automatic Redial
- Ovi Maps 3.0 Application, GPS Navigation with A GPS & Digital Compass
- OS Symbian™™ version 9.3 with S60 5th Edition software
- QWERTY Keyboard with Multitouch input method
- Proximity sensor for auto turn off & Accelerometer Sensor for UI Auto Rotate
- Touch sesitive controls & Scratch Resitant Surface
- TV Out via Composite & HDMI
- Flash Lite version 4
- Document Viewer for Word, Excel, PDF & Powerpoint
- MicroSD™™ momory Card Support for up to 32 Gigabytes
- EDGE & GPRS Technology
- Bluetooth® with A2DP, WLAN WiFi, 3G HSDPA, 3G HSUPA, on-the-go support USB & Micro USB Connectivity
- Quad band 1900 GSM, 1800 GSM, 900 GSM, 850 GSM & HSDPA 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 Networks
- WAP 2.0, HTML & XHTML Web Browsers with RSS Feeds
- GSM Talk Time TBA hrs
- 3G Talk Time TBA hrs
- GSM Standby Time TBA hrs
- 3G Standby Time TBA hrs
- Size TBA mm
- Weight TBA g
The Nokia N9 has a very stylish metallic design with a horizontal slider form factor. It has a superb keyboard with widely spaced out keys and a huge 4.0 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The phone is a work of art and the build quality seems to be really good.
Hardware and OS
The Nokia N9 will run the new MeeGo OS. It might be the first phone to run MeeGo. It is quite capable when it comes to hardware, and sports some of the best hardware components. It is powered by a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and comes with 512 MB RAM. It has 64 GB internal storage and supports microSD cards up to 32 GB.
Nokia N9 – network and connectivity
Good network and connectivity support is essential for any mobile phone handset. If a phone is rich with top class features and cannot establish communication properly, then all the other features seem to appear pale. Particularly in the case of the smart phones, efficient network and connectivity support is a must. According to the leaked information, N9 by Nokia is a dual SIM handset. This implies the users can enjoy the network services of two operators in a single phone.
The handset provides support to both 2G and 3G networks. The users of the 2G network will be supported by quad band GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900. The users of the 3G network will get the support of HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 2100 /1900. With the probable inclusion of Wi-Fi® 802.11 b/g/n, UPnP technology and HSDPA, the users can enjoy high speed browsing experience. The browser support of the mobile phone includes WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, and RSS feeds. Data transferring facilities can be conducted by using the microUSB v2.0 and Bluetooth® v3.0 with A2DP. The users will also get USB On-the-go support. It is certain that Nokia has included some excellent features to support the network and connectivity requirements of the users.
Nokia N9 Review – the camera
This Symbian™ powered smart phone has several rich functions and applications, but the camera feature is one of the biggest highlights. The N-Series mobile phones by Nokia have always been good on the camera features and this time the expectation from the users is sky high. According to the leaked reports, the camera of the Nokia N9 is going to be a top class 8 mega pixels. If the high mega pixel factor seems to be good news, then there is more. The camera of the handset will load some tremendous features such as Carl Zeiss optics, face and smile detection, dual LED flash, auto focus, and a mind blowing resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels. The camera is also capable of shooting videos at 720p @ 25fps. Other video photography features include LED video light for taking clear video shots even in low light conditions. The N9 also includes a secondary VGA camera for video calling.
Nokia N9 – the display
If you thought that the 8 mega pixel camera factor was the best thing that N9 has to offer, then take a look at the probable features of the handset’s display. The display features leaked out on the Internet are awesome. The huge 4.0 inches touch screen display is Super AMOLED Capacitive, which itself speaks volumes about the quality. It features a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels and 16 million colours. Some of the major highlights of the display includes touch sensitive controls, scratch resistant surface, multi-touch input method, accelerometer sensor for UI auto rotate, proximity sensor for auto turn off, and QWERTY keyboard. The slide-out QWERTY keyboard has four rows and it seems to be comfortable for providing a smooth and fast typing experience.
Nokia N9 Review – the memory
Every mobile phone must be backed with appropriate memory support, especially in the smartphones. The Nokia N9 is loaded with a wide range of features and applications such as Flash Lite v4.0, video and photo editor, document viewer (for viewing PowerPoint, PDF, Excel and Word files), Digital Compass, music files, video files, image files, and lot more. To accommodate all these features and maintaining their smooth running, good storage capacity is very essential. Therefore the N9 comes with an option of expandable memory up to 32 GB by using the microSD™ card slot. The users can use memory card according to their preferred capacity.
Nokia N9 – music and videos
The users of the Nokia N9 will get to enjoy good quality music with MP3/ WMA/ WAV/ eAAC+ player. There is also a DivX/ XviD/ MP4/ H.264/ H.263/ WMV player for playing diverse video files. They can enjoy watching videos by connecting the handset with home theater system by using TV-out (720p video) via HDMI and composite. Dolby Digital Plus via HDMI is also provided ensuring excellent quality of entertainment.
If Nokia announces the N9 it will be great as it will serve a welcome break against the series of serious phones like nokia-e73 that the manufacturer is releasing.
Nokia N9 Conclusion
Nokia has always been building the most usable and affordable phones through out its entire history. They have successfully launched dozens of phones, which helped shaped the industry into more matured playground. Nokia N9 is certainly going to be one of those top notch ones, which deserve all kind of appreciation, however, N9 is not the only high end smartphone releasing this year, 2011 is full of anticipation and surprises as there are a lot of powerful gadgets being announced at MWC 2011.
Since the phone has not yet hit the market, we cannot put a figure on price, however check Mobile Prices in Pakistan for the right price when ever N9 is released. Feel free to contribute your experience with Nokia mobiles and let us know of what you think of this meego mobile phone and whether it shall help shape the new trends in the competitive mobile market?
Nokia N9 Price
Nokia N9 is expected to launch in mid 2011.Price of Nokia N9 in India will be Rs 30,000Continue Reading