Nokia N79 - Powerful fusion of technology and style
Nokia N79, the latest addition to the Nokia Nseries range that combines intelligent and customizable design with a fully-loaded multimedia computer. Behind its sleek exterior, the Nokia N79 is a technology powerhouse. It offers a full range of multimedia experiences including integrated navigation, music with FM transmitter, high-speed connectivity, superior web browsing, at least 10 pre-loaded N-Gage games and a 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics. The Nokia N79 is expected to begin shipping in October 2008, with an estimated retail price of EUR 350, before taxes and subsidies.
The Nokia N79 comes with Xpress-on smart covers that are available in five cool colors: Light Sea Blue, Espresso Brown, Olive Green, White and Coral Red. A combination of three of these comes with each Nokia N79.
The convergence of photos, music and navigation in the Nokia N79 combines with high-speed 3.5G HSDPA and Wi-Fi to make it quick and easy to share experiences on websites, blogs or online communities.
Nokia Maps makes it easy to explore and navigate new surroundings by accessing more than 15 million points of interest (POI). In-built A-GPS providing turn-by-turn navigation - for walking or driving - comes with a three month integrated license on the Nokia N79.
Experience new discoveries
The innovative technology packed into this colourful offering means that accessing a rich pool of services to further enhance individual experiences is seamless. Log on to online communities like Friendster, Flickr or YouTube or click through to Nokia services such as the Nokia Music Store, N-Gage, Nokia Maps and Share on Ovi, an online service that enables consumers to share personal pictures and videos from their mobile devices.
The 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, dual LED flash and video light captures sharp, clear images and video that can be edited immediately, without the need for a PC. Images can also be geotagged to specific locations. What's more, the Nokia N79 comes packaged with a 4 GB microSD memory card that makes it possible to store around 3,000 songs, approximately 2,500 pictures and up to four hours of DVD-quality video clips that can be organized by albums or tags and uploaded directly to Share on Ovi or third party services. The addition of a sliding lens cover helps protect the top-quality lens when not in use.
A Friendster widget will also be made available for the Nokia N79 via the WidSets service. This will allow people to browse Friendster friends' profiles, view and post shoutouts, upload pictures taken with their handset, and browse their own and friends' photo albums. All this enables more effective communication with friends while away from a computer using the Nokia N79. New users can even register for Friendster directly on their device via a link to Friendster's mobile site (m.friendster.com), create an account, and instantly begin participating in the Friendster global community.
To ensure each device is as distinctive as its user, customisable features are available at the Nokia Download! store, a one stop personalisation shop, already embedded in Nokia Nseries devices. It lets consumers create a unique experience for themselves by offering easy access to a multitude of popular ringtones, branded entertainment content, the latest in mobile gaming and dynamic applications for personalising mobile devices to the user's own preferences.
Entertainment is another quality feature that people look for in when purchasing their mobile phones and the Nokia N79 will not let you down in that department. The N79 sports a digital music player system with a huge arrange of technologies to boot. This really is a music lovers dream with all the capabilities that are on offer, the user will greatly enjoy using.
Connecting to the internet is a doodle as the Nokia N79 uses HTML/XHTML web browsers and will ensure a fast and speedy connection with the HSDPA built-in technology. There are all the technologies you would expect with a very high spec mobile phone providing the user with a superb speedy performance. Connecting to other compatible devices is also to be expected with technologies such as Micro USB and Bluetooth among others.
There are the usual messaging services we have come to expect with any mobile phone these days and the Nokia N79 is no exception. The user can use the Email service and enjoy the Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email service especially those who do use their mobile phone for business purposes.
Amusement is another aspect people look for in mobile phones and the Nokia N79 really is hard to beat in this particular department as they are a great number of superb games to really keep the user occupied. There is also an N-Gage application feature that supports legacy games taking the gaming experience out of this world.
The Nokia N79 mobile phone is going to be one of the most sort after phones of 2008. it is jam packed with amazing technologies, features and functions that really will suit all users and all their specific needs.
Nokia N79 Specification
- 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 3G Network HSDPA 2100 / 900
- Announced 2008, August
- Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2008, October
- Dimensions 110 x 49 x 15 mm, 74 cc
- Weight 97 g
- Type TFT, 16M colors
- Size 240 x 320 pixels, 2.4 inches
- Downloadable themes
- Touch-sensitive Navi wheel
- Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
- Type Polyphonic (64 channels), MP3
- Customization Download
- Vibration Yes
- Stereo speakers
- Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
- Call records Detailed, max 30 days
- Card slot microSD (TransFlash), up to 8GB, hotswap
- 50 MB internal memory
- GPRS -Class 11, 107 kbits
- HSCSD - Yes
- EDGE -Class 32, 296 / 177.6 kbits
- 3G HSDPA,- 3.6 Mbps
- WLAN -Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, UPnP technology
- Bluetooth -Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
- Infrared port -No
- USB -Yes, v2.0 microUSB