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Nokia N96 starts shipping, it was about time already if not even too late

Nokia N96 starts shipping, it was about time already if not even too late - read the full textThe highly anticipated Nokia N96 was announced back in February 2008 when it looked all shiny and high tech. However, now seven months later when it finally starts its way to the stores, it's no longer deemed worthy of the hype. In addition the hefty price tag certainly makes it sound like a raw...


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The phone has only 950 mah battery,
after a few months nokia will bring out n96-2
with a bigger battery, and supposedly an improved software........

Which as everyone can see,
sounds similiar to the story of n95-1.

Camera is 5mp only, not 8mp.

Nolia has failed our expectation,
add to that the phone is expensive........................

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  • 2008-09-22 12:41
  • p$Kx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2008-09-07 03:58 from RKjw - click to readif you want a crap camera and a cheap feeling handset yeah inno all the way

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  • 2008-09-12 17:22
  • mCSY do i say this..i'm studying at one of middle east country, i need information about when will be nokia n96 arrived there..i mean middle east area..i really wanna have this phone..plese tell me.....i cudnt wait any longer..plz sumbody..tell meeeeeeeeee........

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  • 2008-09-10 20:50
  • RIFA

I think very nice n maybe it's also expensive. I hope it will be sold in Cambodia soon soon..........

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  • 2008-09-10 07:16
  • ujtq

thou cho bai mei,thou cho bai mei nam si...bai dat ri tho,bai dat ri tho....ah ah ah

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  • 2008-09-08 10:35
  • PRPa

The design isnt quite the worst I have seen out there, It's some sort of an acquired taste one may add, It looks quite unique, the Nseries is undergoing a face lift, as for it looking slightly like an N81, well, BMWs look slightly the same too, they call it Brand Identity Designing, anyhow, Hate it or Love it in terms of design, I have to agree on the fact that specs looking way less cutting-edge like they were by the time it was announced, and now with N85 in the air, it gives this baby a tougher ride already, without even mentioned phones released by other manufacturers.

I think it would sell well, none the less. Because, It packs a load of features to keep people entertained on the move. In addition that it carries the flag from the N95, watch how Nokia would sell loads, relying on the N96 labeling of this device alone. : ) the smartest marketers ever. It would still look hotter carrying a slightly outdated N96, that an 8MP Samsung.

Now Everything Joins Together

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  • 2008-09-07 16:36
  • n{Za

think nokia are stupid as other branDZ?

go watch "The Dark Knight"

got 2 touch screen phone appear

1 is 5800, another 1 maybe is N98

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  • 2008-09-07 09:13
  • ibaB

innov8 all the way

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  • 2008-09-07 03:58
  • RKjw

> In reply to Dan @ 2008-09-05 01:10 from 05{5 - click to readto Dan.. who do you think you ARE..! a journalist God huh..! that you can give such rules like that..! then I'll give the real rule #1: Honest!!! they're honest when they said somethin' bout the design.!! they just don't like it so what it's their point of view!! if you disagree you'll better stop browsing this page!!! hope you read this Dan!

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  • 2008-09-06 09:38
  • wr7d

1 more things to remember for nokia.. now we're in the 8 mp cameraphone era but nokia still use their exterimely expenssive 5 mp camera phone proudly as their flagship..! it's the same as you're proud with your stone age tools in the 21st century computer era..! poor nokia... lol..! hahaha!!!

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  • 2008-09-06 09:29
  • wr7d

Blah forget about it..! I've bought the INNOV8 for a month right now and still amazed with it..!

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  • 2008-09-06 09:14
  • wr7d

after the announcement of n85... i just don't want n96 anymore, hahaha

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  • 2008-09-05 16:44
  • PASF

if nokia playing catch up how to explain:
samsung out so many s60 phone?
lg & se latest JAVA phone contain TV-OUT + WIFI

donno which brand play catch up

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  • 2008-09-05 13:57
  • ibqC

> In reply to Dan @ 2008-09-05 01:10 from 05{5 - click to readI think it's quite normal that a site like this one have to have their own voice, their own opinion. Else what's the difference between them and those sites that lists mobile news from sources?

Even PCworld said the same thing about N series design if you dont know.

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  • 2008-09-05 13:12
  • vwdn

Hey quick question is there a phone or mobile OS that can let you send a sms or mms at a time of your choosing

For example suppose I want to send a sms to some one in Los Angles from Singapore but there is a 13 hour difference can i in send options set a time when the message leaves the phone and go to the network.... would also be great for birthday greetings etc

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  • 2008-09-05 10:52
  • w4q8

I disagree... a good journalist must give their opinion.... if you doint like it write a letter to the editor or stop accesseing the site.
Nokia seems to have lost it was on high phones... Now phones with dual sims are appearing... touch screens etc... nokia is still playing catch up.

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  • 2008-09-05 10:49
  • w4q8

I would have bought this six months ago. Now I'm just holding out for the 8-megapixel version...

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  • 2008-09-05 09:47
  • i23V

Its a little late unfortunately - there are better phones coming out with 8MP cameras... hopefully Nokia bring out a N97 or something with an 8MP :)

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  • 2008-09-05 05:53
  • PVqZ

Good to know it finnaly makes an (late) appearance...

To GSMArena Team: bad aticle; rule #1 in jurnalism: be unbiased, always keep your opinions to yourself (comment in regard to your remark about the design line of the Nseries/N81)

To Faddy: TFT doesn't mean touchscreen; maybe I understood you the wrong way, but... TFT=Thin Film Transistor (aka TFT LCD) and this technology applies to all/most new LCD diplays; for example, all Nokia's midrange to highend devices use TFT LCD displays (N85, 8800 arte, 7900 aside) but none are touchscreen (N800 & Nokia 500 aside).

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  • 2008-09-05 01:10
  • 05{5

> In reply to Luuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu @ 2008-09-04 18:01 from Qb@2 - click to readNot to mention the upcoming Android's HTC Dream.

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  • 2008-09-04 18:02
  • Qb@2

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