Today Nokia announced that they officially start shipping of the Nokia N93 and the Nokia N73 models. Both phones feature a 3.2 megapixel (2048 x 1536 pixels) camera with autofocus, Carl-Zeiss lens and mechanical shutter. What is more, each of them has a large 2.4" 262K-color TFT display with a QVGA (320x240 pixels) resolution, miniSD card slot MP3 / ACC media players, and FM radio. The smartness of the devices is backed up by the latest Symbian 9.1 OS with the S60 user interface.
The Nokia N93 promises to be the ultimate multimedia handset on the market - with a 3x optical zoom and video recording at VGA (640x480 pixels) resolution. At a frame rate of 30 frames per second, stereo audio recording and digital image stabilization, its video recording capabilities allow unparallel DVD-like quality of the videos taken - truly a camcorder. The mobile would sport 50MB internal memory, and a miniSD memory card slot. Connectivity features include WLAN, UPnP, TV-out, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and tri-band GSM-support.
The Nokia N73 will be available in two variants - one with UMTS support and another with quad-band GSM/EDGE connectivity options. It would feature two stereo speakers positioned at the top and bottom of the body. The N73 start price is around 400 euro without tax and is available in three color combinations: silver/dark blue, white/metallic red and white/brown.
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The Nokia N93 starts shipping
The Nokia N93 transforms the way you shoot, shape and share your movies
Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced that deliveries of the new Nokia N93 have begun. The latest addition to Nokia's high performance Nokia Nseries multimedia computer range, the Nokia N93 offers uncompromised digital camcorder, telephony and rich internet functionality.
Boasting a 3.2 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, 3x optical zoom and DVD-like video capture, the Nokia N93 also offers advanced connectivity and editing options. You can connect the Nokia N93 directly to your compatible TV for a widescreen movie experience, upload your images and video directly from the handset to select online albums or blogs, and even create high-quality home movies and burn them to DVD with the included Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 software.
Unfold and twist the main display, and the Nokia N93 is ready to shoot high quality video and photos, with dedicated keys for shutter, zoom and flash making it easy to capture that once-in-a-lifetime moment. Featuring MPEG-4 VGA video capture at up to 30 frames per second, stereo audio recording and digital stabilization enabling smooth and shake-free movies, the Nokia N93 shoots DVD-like quality videos. It also boasts a 3.2 megapixel (2048 x 1536 pixels) camera with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, 3x optical zoom and up to 20x digital zoom, as well as autofocus and close-up mode for amazing clarity and accuracy.
The Nokia N93 features large internal memory of up to 50 MB, which can be further expanded with a hot swap miniSD card of up to 2 GB, allowing users to capture up to 90 minutes of DVD-like quality video or up to 2500 high-quality photos.
Share and Relive Your Moments
The Nokia N93 offers multiple options for sharing your videos. Share your uncompressed photos and video clips instantly via email, Bluetooth technology or by uploading them directly from the gallery of your device to compatible blogs. Or round up your friends and debut your mobile movies on a compatible TV screen, using either the included TV-out cable or wirelessly over integrated WLAN and UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) technology. For instant playback, set the device on a surface, flip the display horizontally and use the up to 262,144 color 2.4" QVGA display (240 x 320 pixels) in landscape mode to watch your movie magic. The screen can also be used to browse the web, watch TV* over 3G networks, or make hands-free video calls*.
The Nokia N93 offers both in-built and in-box editing facilities. The edit function on the device allows you to combine and trim clips and insert images, music and effects. For more advanced editing, the standard Nokia N93 sales pack comes complete with Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 which allows you to burn your mobile movies to DVD and export formats for web streaming and email.
Like all Nokia Nseries devices, the Nokia N93 also provides exceptional communication and multimedia computing features. Designed to work on wireless LAN, 3G (WCDMA 2100 MHz), EDGE and GSM (900/1800/1900 MHz) networks, the Nokia N93 provides mobile broadband internet access for browsing, uploading content, and sending and receiving emails, allowing you to stay connected on the move.
Store up to 1500 songs on your Nokia N93 with a separately available 2 GB miniSD card, and use the digital music player to listen to your favorite tracks wherever you go. You can also create playlists, rip your CDs and transfer your music collection to your Nokia N93 using Nokia Music Manager, provided on the inbox DVD-ROM. Or listen hands-free to your stored music or the stereo FM radio of the Nokia N93 by using the built-in speaker or a compatible stereo headset. And for a complete entertainment experience you can also enjoy high-quality 3D games with the pre-installed N-Gage franchise System Rush: Evolution.
The ultimate mobile device for spontaneous video recording and sharing, the Nokia N93 is based on S60 3rd Edition software on Symbian OS. The Nokia N93 has started shipments to markets worldwide, including Europe, Middle East, Asia-Pacific, China and Americas markets where 3G (WCDMA) or EDGE and GSM networks are available.
Ready, Set, Snap - Nokia N73 starts shipping
Espoo, Finland - Nokia is proud to announce that shipments have begun for the Nokia N73, a stunning multimedia computer with excellent photography features and integrated stereo speakers for optimized audio pleasure. The Nokia N73 includes a 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera with Carl Zeiss optics, and support for social networks on the Internet like Flickr, the world's leading online photo sharing community. This is truly a connected camera for the digital shutterbug.
The Nokia N73 is estimated to retail at roughly 400 euro without tax and subsidies and is available in three beautifully designed color combinations: silver grey/deep plum, frost white/metallic red and frost white/mocha brown.
The Nokia N73 meets a multitude of the everyday user's needs - in one pocketable device. Available in 3G or quadband EDGE/GSM networks, the Nokia N73 has all the diversity of a multimedia computer enabled with the S60 3rd Edition Software on Symbian OS. Combining powerful photography features with support for browsing, email and Internet communities renders the Nokia N73 the ultimate connected camera.
Smile for the Camera
A high-quality 3.2 megapixel (2048 x 1536 pixels) camera with Carl Zeiss optics, the Nokia N73 provides 'real' photo quality up to 10" x 8" (25 x 20 cm). Thanks to the mechanical shutter and advanced auto-focus, photos are sharper, boasting crisp detail with reduced movement distortion, even in low light conditions. Once you've snapped your photos or videos, viewing them is a simple pleasure on the large, high resolution 2.4 inch full screen landscape viewfinder.
Share the Moment
Display photos instantly on the beautiful screen, edge to edge, by simply pressing the dedicated review key. The powerful and intuitive active toolbar interface provides a one-touch selection to effortlessly send photos via e-mail, Bluetooth connectivity or MMS, print or upload them onto an Internet community. Impress your friends by creating a slideshow, complete with your own stereo music soundtrack - simply select your favorite images and digital tunes, and enjoy the show.
Intuitive and Intelligent
Less than 90cc, the high-performing Nokia N73 not only travels with you, but also has intuitive functionality for additional ease-of-use. In fact, every aspect of the Nokia N73 has been designed to make photography easy. The dedicated controls for capture, zoom and review, together with the active toolbar interface provide intuitive and fast control of key camera functions.
Nokia N73 users will also be able to use Amazon's Mobipocket® Reader and Amazon Anywhere(TM) features, which will be preinstalled on the device in certain areas. With Amazon Anywhere shoppers can get immediate access to Amazon's expansive selection and search customer reviews, receive personalized recommendations and shop right from their Nokia N73. Mobipocket Reader transforms your multimedia computer into a universal eBook reader with access to more than 25,000 eBooks from major US, German, French and Spanish publishers.