Nokia N95: Smartphone of 2007?

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The new year is shaping up to be a good one for smartphones. Not only do we have Apple's long awaited Jesus phone coming in June, but we also have Nokia's do-it-all N95. All About Symbian got some solid playtime with the sexy slider and from their first impressions, it looks like the J-phone ain't the only smartphone capable of performing a few miracles.


For starters, they praise the phone's....

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small size. It looks big, but feels light and comfortable in the hand. Buttons are well spaced out and the device's screen shines like a lighthouse in the middle of the night. Spec freaks can expect to find a 5MP camera (Carl Zeiss optics) with VGA video (there's 150MB of memory with microSD support) USB, Infrared, Bluetooth, HSDPA, WLAN, GSM, and integrated GPS.

The N95 has also been fitted with built-in stereo speakers and a 3.5mm audio jack (which apparently doubles as TV out). A new Map app lets you plan out routes in 2D or 3D. If you want turn-by-turn voice instructions, you'll have to pay up for premium service, otherwise basic route planning and street addresses are free.

So overall, there was nothing negative to be said about the N95. We're still curious about its battery life, but otherwise the only thing we can ding it for is not being in our hands yet.

Nokia N95 First Impressions [All About Symbian]



I have the N70 and love the phone. I cant wait to get the N95! It shall be mine oh yes! I have been saying for years, "why don't they make a phone with a phone, GPS, music player, video player and decent camera in already?" Ah they have at last!

Who needs an iphone thats way out of date already!?