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Nokia N96

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    7.2 7.2 from 39 reviewers
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    4.2 4.2 from 24 reviewers
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    4.8 4.8 from 4 reviewers
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    5.4 5.4 from 5 reviewers
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    5.2 5.2 from 21 reviewers
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  • Battery performance (38)
    4.8 4.8 from 38 reviewers
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    4.6 4.6 from 3 reviewers
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Nokia N96

The Nokia N96 operates on WCDMA2100/900 (HSDPA)/EGSM900, GSM850/1800/1900 MHz (EGPRS) and has automatic switching capibilities between bands and modes and DVB-H (Broadcast Television) 470-750 MHz (with internal antenna). At 125 g with the dimensions of 103 mm x 55 mm x 18 mm, it has an internal 16GB flash memory, plus a microSD memory card slot for expandability. This gives approximately 40 hours of video (H.264 768-kbps at 320 x 240 resolution, with 96-kbps AAC audio) or 12,000 music trac…

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Nokia N96

The Nokia N96 operates on WCDMA2100/900 (HSDPA)/EGSM900, GSM850/1800/1900 MHz (EGPRS) and has automatic switching capibilities between bands and modes and DVB-H (Broadcast Television) 470-750 MHz (with internal antenna). At 125 g with the dimensions of 103 mm x 55 mm x 18 mm, it has an internal 16GB flash memory, plus a microSD memory card slot for expandability. This gives approximately 40 hours of video (H.264 768-kbps at 320 x 240 resolution, with 96-kbps AAC audio) or 12,000 music tracks (based on 3:45 min per track and 48 kbps eAAC+ encoding/ eAAC+ (M4A) encoding on the Nokia Audio Manager) with 128MB RAM, 256MB system memory.

Features

Data transfer on the Nokia N96 with WCDMA HSDPA 900/2100 MHz (simultaneous voice and packet data) is at PS 3.6Mbps/384kbps (maximum speed DL/UL), CS maximum speed at 64kbps. The phone also features Dual Transfer Mode (DTM) support for simultaneous voice and packet data connection in GSM/EDGE, at maximum speed 177.6/118.4kbps (DL/UL). The Nokia N96 features a 2.8 inch QVGA (240 x 320 pixels) LCD TFT display with up to 16 million colors. Video format supported are MPEG4 (H.263/SP or H.264/AVC) up to VGA 30 frames per second and Windows Media Video (WMV9), up to CIF/QVGA 30 frames per second, with hardware-accelerated codec, scaled to the maximum QVGA on screen or maximum SDTC on TV-out. It also supports RealVideo QCIF at 30 frames per second. The Nokia N96 has two cameras. The main camera is a 5 megapixel with Tessar lens from Carl Zeiss Optics for still photos with resolutions of 2592 x 1944 pixels. It has auto-focus and auto-exposure capabilities, with an aperture of f/2.8 with dual-LED camera flash. Focal length is 5.2 mm with a range of 10 cm to infinity. Its secondary camera is a VGA (640 x 480 pixels) sensor. The Nokia N96 has a digital music player supporting MP3, AAC, eAAC+, WMA format and Stereo FM radio with RDS. Included with the Nokia N96 is the N96 BL-5F, 950 mAh battery, which gives a talk time of up to 160/230 minutes (WCDMA/GSM), stand-by time up to 200/230 hours (WCDMA/GSM), video playback up to 5 hours (offline mode), music playback: up to 14 hours (offline mode) and TV playback of up to 4 hours (DVB-H). Also included are the Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-101, Video-Out Cable CA-75U, Stereo Headset and Remote HS-45, AD-54, Mobile Charger DC-4 (car charger) and Compact Travel Charger AC-5.

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  • How do I get the flashing msg box off my top rh side of my n96 ?

    Answered by nilufer2 2009-03-20:

    It means that you have an unread message. Just open the message and it will

    Answered by nilufer2 2009-03-24:

    It means that you have an unread message. Just open the message and it will disappear Best answer Helpful Not helpful

    Answered by Bobby 2009-09-09:

    You can't really take the flashing message box off. It is a alert to remind you but you can check the manual or the phone's settings to get more

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