Nokia N79 & N85 Smartphones

Nokia unveiled two new Nseries smartphones. The N85 as flagship appears set to replace the N81 and upgrades the camera from 2- to 5-megapixels, also adding GPS both for mapping and for geotagging shots. It also switches to a 2.6-inch AMOLED screen that should supply richer color and as much as 28 hours of music playback on a single charge.

Like the N81, the N85 slider is considered an N-Gage friendly phone and has controls suited to playing games from Nokia service in landscape view. Music is also an emphasis. Internet access is supplied either through HSDPA-based 3G or through Wi-Fi.

The N79 in turn replaces the N78 and upgrades the camera from 3.2 to 5-megapixels.  It also using a dual-LED based flash. Nokia is marketing the device as a fashion phone with swappable back covers that change the look to reflect its owner’s tastes. The candybar design also has the full 3G, GPS, and Wi-Fi feature set and lasts for up to 24 hours of music. A 4GB microSD card gives it more storage than the earlier handset.

Nokia plans a quick release and should make both the N79 and N85 available in the UK as of next month. Releases for Europe and other areas are likely to vary.

Via Electronista

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

six + 4 =