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Nokia N96 almost official?

Nokia N96 almost official? - read the full textNokia may as well be in for a major announcement with the highly debated Nokia N96 making a quick in and out on the official Nokia Germany website. Blunder or well thought out teaser, the full specs of Nokia N96 blinked briefly on and then went off. Pictures featured in this article are...


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useless.... bad battery and last thing needed was a biger handset than n95 8gb...

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  • 2008-02-09 11:38
  • PFID

No wifi???

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  • 2008-02-09 11:08
  • ibqZ

where nokia n96 before 5month continual ad publicity n96 ,why until now no make

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  • 2008-02-09 10:58
  • mnE0

I frankly think that nokia will not simply fuse two phones (N81 and N95) and make a new one.
And who cares of the design?? Its the features that matter.
You people remind of those who refuse to buy N82 due to its looks or will buy the black one with 128MB card NOT the tin canned one with 2GB one.

What i care of in this phones is the BATTERY.
If it survives for more than 6 hours music, i will jump of the empire state building.
Pretty useless having 950mAh whereas N95 8Gb has 1200 but still faces a battery issue.

Nokia, will you release this phone with this battery, NO ONE WILL BUY IT.
People have learnt from the N95 experience(most have right? battery issue)
Hope they pump up the battery.
Design doesnt really matter, and to me it looks pretty good :)

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  • 2008-02-09 10:56
  • iKtc

touchscreen or no? it wud be dope if it was touchscreen

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  • 2008-02-09 10:49
  • kWBV

@ Dani and rock

Why do you guys care about my purchases? I don't even know you guys! LOL!

My loyalty lies to Nokia, because they are the ONLY mobile phone manufacturer that fulfills my needs as a techie guy. I want phones focused on features, rather than design.
I agree with most in this forum, who cares about design? Designs get outdated. Features will take a long time. N95 has features that are just recently used, like HSDPA.

PS: Dani, please stop being a hypocrite. You praise Nokia, only to bring them down. I've read some of your posts that you love Nokia and SE.
Wow, you have no sense of decision.

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  • 2008-02-09 10:28
  • vx6w


i h8 ta burst ur little bubble there h0mes but i think the ph0ne says "n96???" s0 i think it IS the actual n96 ph0ne(/sarcasm).

just accept the fact thats its hard ta c0me 0ut wit "new" things when u "release" ph0nes every 0ther week 0r s0.


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  • 2008-02-09 09:34
  • 4a0j

That's it? You're telling me that this is nokia's new flagship phone? You've got to be joking..

This is basically the same pointless garbage that the n82 was, in comparison to the n95 - ooooh zenon flash - who cares! It's still exactly the same as the n95!

If this really is going to be the new n96 then it's definitely a huge let down. Nokia can do better than this.

I want to see a phone with a hardware qwerty keyboard. A large VGA resolution touch screen. XGA output. HSUPA. And for heaven's sake, move on to a faster CPU! That damn 330mhz OMAP2 processor is ancient! Megapixels aren't everything. Basically every decent phone out there has the same multimedia functions as any n-series device, save 3d acceleration. It's time nokia invest in something that's different, exciting, and groundbreaking. They did it with the n95 2 years ago, and they've had plenty of time to do it again. But after all that waiting, this is all we get? It's just another modification of the n95. What a total let down.

Sigh..... Maybe nokia will make up for all this junk with the next big e-series device. I'm crossing my fingers, but maybe i'm giving in to a little too much hope.

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  • 2008-02-09 08:35
  • e6WF

unlike most people i do not sleep with my phone so dont care much about the design. the glossy effect is a nice touch. My whole music collection is barely 4gb at most, of which i barely use 1GB at most....

Meh, i like to keep ahead of the game

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  • 2008-02-09 08:14
  • 4AHi

i'm pretty sure that is a fake phone because if u see it is double side like N95 for Music player i guess but it has music player button on the monitor stuff too

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  • 2008-02-09 08:05
  • kWNr

s this a concept phone of Nokia or meant to release some where around this year ha .

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  • 2008-02-09 08:04
  • w9J%

the pictures shown are not how the n96 will look, its just some fake photos someone came up with. wait until it is officially announced before u pass judgment on looks

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  • 2008-02-09 05:19
  • x6D0

nokia should have name this one N83 since its similar in appearance as with N81, but feature wise it is definatelya predecessor of N95.
looking forward to this one

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  • 2008-02-09 05:17
  • P@YD

It seems pretyy obvious that it's coming to the competition of the iphone 16 gb. but nokia n96 seems pretty ugly from the pictures. its similar to the looks of the n81 , but more squished and splatted out like a fish..which makes it pretty ugly. As the n95 8gb was a huge success, i highly doubt this would sale higher than even the n82.its no competition for the iphone 16gb , this being the advanced model , i still think the n95 could beat the hell out of the iphone 16 gb , and not this n96. sorry nokia , bad disign this time , loaded alot of features , but they all seems useless when the phone looks like a splatted fish.'

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  • 2008-02-09 04:53
  • PSdF

looking good

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  • 2008-02-09 03:53
  • LAH4

It looks jjust like the n81

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  • 2008-02-09 03:36
  • 0aEx

Thats what all se fans say to me 'just wait' but i'm sick of having like 4th best , i'm getting a nokia and i'll live happyly ever after! Der cool, i want an n81 cos der so sexy!

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  • 2008-02-09 03:26
  • M@T2

GSMA’s Mobile World Congress is just around the corner. It is very likely that Nokia will launch other new phones too. It might be even possible that N96 is not even a flasgship model. So before judging nokia, wait and see my friends. Wait _ and _ see.

And yeah. I agree. Design of this phone does not fancy me at all. It looks just so 'toyish' that it makes me feel like N95 8GB would be a better choice. But as i said GSMA is here, soon.

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  • 2008-02-09 02:42
  • i8t$

looks like a combination of N95 and N81,don't you think?don't see much improvement here.

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  • 2008-02-09 02:25
  • M@T2

This is not just a hybrid of the N95 and N81.

It's a phone made with the looks and features of the N95, N95 8gb, N82, N81, and N92.

N95 - Dual slide design and most features

N95 8gb - memory [x2], screen and multimedia features

N82 - side-mounted stereo speakers, memory card slot design, and back panal design

N81 - front panal and top/bottom/side edges of the body design [including speaker mesh] and Navi-Track wheel

N92 - TV-Out in SDTV resolution and DVB-H receiver

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  • 2008-02-09 02:17
  • Yaiu

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