Nokia N95 review: Nokia’s crown jewel

David Polesný, 01 May 2007. Read the original review at MobilMania.cz
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This is the our detailed test of Nokia N95, the best equipped phone on today’s mobile market. All functions have been rigorously tested.

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Official images of Nokia N95

Key features

  • Two-way sliding construction
  • Dedicated music keys
  • Landscape screen mode
  • Stereo speakers
  • microSD memory card slot
  • UMTS, Wi-Fi, USB, stereo Bluetooth and Infrared support
  • miniUSB port
  • FM radio
  • 5 megapixel camera with auto focus
  • Records video in VGA resolution
  • GPS receiver with free basic navigation
  • Symbian 9.2 OS with S60 3rd edition UI plus Feature Pack 1
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
  • TV-out port

Main disadvantages

  • Poor battery life
  • Charging through USB is not possible
  • No FM RDS
  • Voice assisted GPS navigation is charged
  • GPS chip doesn’t work with third party applications
  • Cannot edit office documents

At this moment Nokia N95 represents the crown of the entire Nokia portfolio. It is the best equipped phone on the world market. It was brought to public attention in September 2006 at an imposing Nokia show in New York. Due to the high customer demand the price is yet rather higher than the initially announced expected retail price of 550 EUR.

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Nokia N95

Nokia N95 is among first mobiles to have a built-in camera with a 5 megapixel resolution. Among its lures are also an integrated GPS module, HSDPA support, two-way sliding construction, and a very handy 3.5 mm jack connector for earphones. The phone runs on Symbian 9.2 OS with the S60 3rd edition UI plus Feature Pack 1. Some of the innovations gathered under the label Feature Pack 1 are, for example, a new user function menu and a repeated alarm clock.

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Unpacking

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