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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.


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Display 2.4 in   diagonal
QVGA   240 x 320 pixels
167 ppi   approx.
Battery 1200 mAh LiIon
Talk: 3.5 hours max.
Standby: 400 hours max.
Processor 369 MHz ARM 11
Storage 50 MB internal storage
Expandable via memory card
4 GB card included
Weight 3.42 oz   97 g
Dimensions 4.33 x 1.93 x 0.59 in   110 x 49 x 15 mm
OS / Platform S60 (Symbian) 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2
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)
SIM card size Traditional / Mini   2FF

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Group Features   Show all features
Barometer -
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, DUN, OPP, FTP, PBA, SAP, A2DP, AVRCP, BIP, BPP, HID
version 2.0+EDR
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
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
FM Radio Stereo: Yes
supports Visual Radio
Front-Facing Camera -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Nokia AV connector
Hearing Aid Compatible -
High-Speed Data Technology: HSDPA 3.6
Infrared (IR) -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD
4 GB card included / supports up to 8 GB
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Multiple Languages Yes
Push-To-Talk Some versions only
Type: PoC
Ringer Profiles Yes
Ruggedized -
Second Camera -
Second Display -
Side Keys volume, camera on right
Speaker Phone Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) -
TV Output Yes
USB Connector: Micro-USB
supports mass storage / 2.0 High Speed
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture Resolution: VGA (640 x 480)
30 fps / video stabilization
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 b/g
supports WPA, WPA2
Wireless Charging -


FCC IDs QFXRM-348 »   approved Aug 27, 2008
QFXRM-350 »   approved Oct 14, 2008

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