Nokia N97 Mini Offering Lifecasting Application Launched in India

Nokia has launched in India its most awaited N Series handset, the Nokia N97 Mini that allows users a rich internet experience by allowing to the users Lifecasting with Ovi stores, potentially offering next innovative chapter in personal and location-aware internet.

nokia-n97-mini-phoneAvailable on Nokia N97 mini via Nokia Beta Labs, the Lifecasting with Ovi is the first mobile application that allows users publish live their current location and status directly to their Facebook social networking account right from the home screen of Nokia N97 mini handset allowing users to build deeper and more personal connections between friends and contacts.

Designed with stylish stainless steel cues, the new Nokia N97 Mini is equipped with full QWERTY keypad and handset has a 640 x 360 pixels 3.2-inch full screen touchscreen display into its 14.2 mm thin frame and comes with 8-GB of internal storage. The handset also features microSD memory card expansion slot offering upto 16-GB hot-swappable storage. The main internal storage memory allows storage of unlimited phone numbers and handset also offers upto 30 days of dialed, received, and missed calls records.

The Nokia N79 mini mobilephone features every possible options for data connection including GPRS Class 11 with upto 118.4 kbps speed connection, HSCDS (High speed Cable Data Service connection), EDGE Class 32 with upto 296kbps speed connection, 3G network connection with upto 3.6 Mbps data speed, WiFi 802.11 b/g wireless LAN connection with UPnP technology and wireless Bluetooth v2.0 connection with A2DP.

The wireless Bluetooth v2.0 connection with Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) feature offered by new Nokia N79 mini  multimedia mobile mobilephone allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free and in full stereo.

The new Nokia N97 mini sports similar tilting touch screen display design as in Nokia N97 but is built into a smaller body complete with new design touches. The handset offers users access rich web content, manage music collection, keep track of emails and offers many unique features such as ability to personalize home screen with widgets that bring live feeds from social networks, news agencies, and weather services.

The Nokia N79 mini mobile phone offers advanced 5.0 Megapixel digital camera equipped with Carl Zeiss optics offering autofocus and upto 20X digital zoom feature with maximum resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. The digital camera also sports integrated dual-LED flash with automatic on/off feature. The addition of a sliding lens cover helps protect the top-quality lens when not in use.

The supported still image formats includes JPEG, JPEG2000, EXIF 2.2, GIF 87/89, PNG, BMP (W-BMP), MBM, and SVG . A second VGA resolution CIF camera having 352 x 288 pixels resolution allows video calling.

In addition, Nokia N79 mini mobilephone allows video recording with full DVD quality VGA format in 640 x 480 pixels in 30 fps or QCIF format in 176 x 144 pixels in 15 fps or SubQCIF: 128 x 96 pixels resolution in 15 frames per second (fps).

Nokia N79 mobile phone also sports integrated Media Player from Real Media which supports most of the popular audio formats including WMA, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, M4A, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, 64 polyphonic MIDI, RealAudio Voice, RealAudio7, RealAudio8, and RealAudio10. The mobilephone also offers 8-channel graphic equalizer with integrated stereo speakers and allows easy fransfer of music from compatible PC or notebook PC using Nokia Music Manager software.

The handset also offers 3.5mm audio out port allowing users use their own choice of standard headphones and it also features a direct TV-Out port for connecting to a home TV. The phone also sports a set of stereo speakers located on opposite sides.

Nokia N79 mini smartphone also features Real Media video player supporting H.263, MPEG-4, H.264 AVC, Real Video format files along with Flash v3.0. In addition, the handset also features FM Tuner with Visual radio.

GPS Receiver: The Nokia N79 mini mobilephone also sports built-in GPS receiver with location mapping application. It also offers Nokia Map v2.0 software with Maps of 8 Indian cities with 52 categories of points of interest allowing users access places, travel destinations, bars/cafes/restaurants and hotel locations for local usage. The software comes with 3 months free license. The handset also offers a unique feature viz location tagger that allows users automatically tag location details with pictures (like date and time etc) along with the geographical coordinates data.

The Nokia Nokia N97 Mini’s touch screen allows moving content around home screen or any place you like by dragging your finger across the full touchscreen display. The users can also add bookmarks and contact shortcuts to their home screen for quick access.

Available in Cheery black, Garnet and White colors, the Nokia N97 Mini phone will come pre-loaded with three full length Hollywood blockbusters – ‘Spiderman’, ‘Da Vinci Code’ and ‘My Best Friends Wedding’ in addition to 100 track Music Store vouchers and four pre-burnt games.


Nokia N79 Mini Mobile Phone Featrues

  • Quadband GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 3G HSDPA 2100, 900 MHz
  • 640 x 360 pixels, 3.2-inch, 16 Million Colours QVGA TFT display
  • 8-GB shared internal memory
  • microSD Memory Card Support, Hot-swapable, Upto 16-GB, 4-GB included
  • Unlimited entries phonebook, Photo ID call, upto 30 days received, dialed and missed call record
  • Ringtones – Polyphonic 64 channels, MP3, and AAC
  • Symbian OS v9.3, S60 v3.2 User Interface
  • ARM 11 Processor, 369 MHz
  • 5.0 Megapixels digital camera, 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution, Autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, 20X digital zoom
  • Video recording, VGA – 640 x 480 pixels at 30 fps
  • Secondary VGA resolution camera for videocalling
  • Media Player, Supporting MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, M4A and MPEG4 file formats
  • FM Stereo Radio with RDS
  • FM Transmitter
  • GPRS Class 11, 118.4 kbps
  • EDGE Class 32, 296 kbps
  • 3G, HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN connection
  • Bluetooth v2.0 + A2DP
  • USB v2.0 miniUSB port
  • SMS, MMS, Email
  • TV Out Port
  • 3.5mm Audio Out port
  • Built-in GPS Receiver
  • Java 2.0 Downlodable
  • Push Real-time Email (POP3, IMAP, and SMTP)
  • Real Player, Supports MPEG4, H264, H263, RealVideo and Flash 3 video file formats
  • Microsoft Document Viewers for Word, Excel and Powerpoint, Photo Editor, Video Editor
  • Built-in handsfree Speakerphone
  • WAP v2.0, xHTML Browser
  • Built-in GPS with A-GPS
  • Voice Memo, Voice Command / Dialing
  • Li-ion 1200 mAh (BL-6F) Standard battery
    Stand-by: 400 hrs
    Talk time: 5 hrs
  • Dimension: 113 x 52.5 x 14.2 mm
  • Weight: 138 gms

3G network ready Nokia N79 Mini Mobile Phone featuring 5 MP camera, WiFi 802.11 wireless LAN and GPS Receiver is available in India starting last week of November 2009 for the price of Rs. 30,939 with one year warranty and 4-GB microSD card free. Visit for more details.

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