World's first in-depth review on the Nokia N96 disappoints greatly


We’re currently hugely jealous of the Russian chaps over at Mobile Review, who have just published the world’s first in-depth review of The Mobile Phone Of The Year (according to me), the N96 from Nokia.

I’m unsure whether Mobile Review has committed the sin many of us do, whereby they build something up, only to knock it down once it’s proved popular or successful, but they’ve written a damning reviewing of the N96, including thoughts on the screen (“the front face is extremely easy to soil with fingerprints and smudge; basically, it gets so dirty in a matter of minutes that a cleaning cloth becomes a must-have for its owners”), the size (“it feels more like some sort of shovel in the hand…

Nokia N96 confirmed for August release date via Carphone Warehouse leak


Confirmation has arrived! The N96 from Nokia will be swinging our way in August, according to the Carphone Warehouse by a sneaky little leak, no doubt propelling thousands of frantic customers towards their site in the hopes of securing their upgrade from the N95.

No pricing details, but as we already knew, the HSDPA and Wi-Fi enabled handset will have a five-megapixel camera, 16GB…

MWC 2008: Nokia handsets round-up

We’ve taken a look at Sony Ericsson’s showing for MWC this year, but what of Nokia? Let’s look below at the four handsets announced…

N78 – dubbed Nokia’s ‘multimedia’ phone, not only does it have a 3.2-megapixel camera, Nokia Maps and A-GPS, it also enables you to geo-tag your photos. Out mid-2008, for €350. See details here and video here….

MWC 2008: Nokia finally (finally!) unleashes the N96 handset

Nokia’s suddenly entered the MWC game, with their N96 causing a huge buzz over in Barcelona.

It’s got a – get this – 16GB internal memory capacity, alongside a microSD slot. Perfect for storing photos taken on the 5-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics lens, flash and video light, and videos which are taken at 30 frames per second. The ability to geo-tag your photos using the A-GPS system is also touted…