After a long wait,Nokia has finally announced the N97, the company's white knight to challenge the iPhone and revive to the N-series to their former glory. The N97 packs a 3.5" touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera and 32GB of memory,and is on of the most highly anticipated gadgets.
The N97 features a kick-out QWERTY keyboard cleverly hidden behind the phone's 3.5" - 16:9 aspect ratio - touchscreen. The N97 rocks a 5-megapixel camera on the back with Carl Zeiss Tessar lens and dual LED flash. Also, unlike the iPhone or the T-Mobile G1, the N97 can capture video in DVD quality in 16:9 aspect ratio.
The N97 is loaded with 32GB of on-board memory - twice the amount of memory the most expensive iPhone brings.Also, the capacity can be extended with microSD cards of up to 16GB, packing up to a potential of 48GB storage on the N97.
The N97 is a 3G phone that can also do HSDPA speeds at blazing 7.2Mb/s (obviously, if your carrier can handle it) and Wi-Fi. The usual flavor of A-GPS with an electronic compass is present, and if you plan to keep yourself entertained with this phone, Nokia says that the N97 can deliver up to 37 hours of music and 4.5 hours of video playback.This makes up for excellent battery backup too. The N97 runs on Symbian S50 5th Edition and is priced at around $700.
Nokia has added the ability of having home screen widgets on the N97 which will enable you to update social networks automatically with your status and location as well as related pictures or video.
We will be waiting for this behemoth to launch and take over us.