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Nokia N79

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This high-end smartphone is slightly smaller and lighter than the N78, yet has all of its features, plus an orientation sensor, intelligent color back-plates, and steps up to a 5 megapixel camera. Carryovers include FM music transmitter, touch scroll wheel, S60 platform, WiFi, HSDPA data, GPS, stereo Bluetooth, memory card slot, and Flash Lite 3.0.

versions for different regions support different bands/networks

Planned Availability: 4th quarter 2008

This phone is not currently available from any major U.S. carrier. It is compatible with some U.S. networks, and may be available from third-party dealers or smaller, regional carriers.

Specs

 
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Modes
WCDMA 2 / 5
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
WCDMA (3G / 4G)
band 2 (II) / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 5 (V) / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)

GSM (2G)
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
 
Americas version (Euro-Asian version has WCDMA 900 / 2100 instead of 850 / 1900)
Weight 3.42 oz   (97 g)
Dimensions 4.33" x 1.93" x 0.59"   (110 x 49 x 15 mm)
Battery Talk: 3.5 hours max.   (210 minutes)
Standby: 400 hours max.   (16.7 days)
1200 mAh LiIon, Removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels (QVGA)
2.4"   diagonal
Colors: 16.7 million (24-bit)
OS / Platform S60 (Symbian)
3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2
Processor 369 MHz ARM 11
Memory 50 MB internal storage
plus 4 GB card included
SIM card size Traditional / Mini (2FF)
FCC ID QFXRM-348 » (Approved Aug 27, 2008)
QFXRM-350 » (Approved Oct 14, 2008)

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Features

 
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Adjustable Text Size -
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, DUN, OPP, FTP, PBA, SAP, A2DP, AVRCP, BIP, BPP, HID
version 2.0+EDR
BREW -
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: 5+ megapixel
auto-focus / Carl Zeiss Tessar lens / LED flash / geo-tagging using GPS / red-eye reduction, self-timer
Changeable Body Plates "smart" rear plates automatically change screen wallpaper to match rear cover color
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Data Tethering Yes
DLNA Yes
Email Client Protocols Supported: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP
EMS / Picture Messaging -
External Antenna Jack -
External Display -
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
Flight Mode Yes
FM Radio Stereo: Yes
supports Visual Radio
FM Transmitter Yes
Front-Facing Camera -
GAIT -
Games supports N-Gage platform
GPS / Location Type: Standalone GPS
plus A-GPS / photo geo-tagging / supports LBS
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Nokia AV connector
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible -
High-Speed Data Technology: HSDPA 3.6
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging Yes
Java (J2ME) Version: CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.1
supports JSRs: 75, 82, 135, 172, 177, 179, 180, 184, 185, 205, 226, 234, 248
Key Lock Switch -
Live TV -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
4 GB card included / supports up to 8 GB
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
MMS SMIL
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Yes
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, MP4, M4A, Real, AMR, WAV
supports OMA DRM 1.0-2.1, Windows Media DRM 10 / equalizer
NFC -
PC Sync Yes
PictBridge Yes
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Technology: T9
Push-To-Talk Some versions only
Type: PoC
Real-Music Ringers Supported Formats: MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles Yes
Ruggedized -
Side Keys volume, camera on right
Speaker Phone Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes
Text Messaging Templates Yes
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) -
TV Output Yes
UMA -
USB Connector: Micro-USB
supports mass storage / 2.0 High Speed
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture Resolution: VGA (640 x 480)
30 fps / video stabilization
Voice Dialing Yes
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Nokia S60 Web Browser
supports full HTML sites
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 b/g
supports WPA, WPA2
Wireless Charging -

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