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Nokia N78

The Nokia N78 is designed to take advantage of the suite of Nokia services. The Nokia N78 packs a powerful range of technologies, including integrated...

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Review of "Nokia N78"

published 09/09/2008 | jld12321
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Pro functionality, built in gps, fm transmitter, battery life, size
Cons slightly creaky keypad, back is a bit plasticky
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"Nokia N78"

I got this phone around 2 months ago and have been very impressed. In terms of functionality it is hard to beat with inbuilt GPS and Nokia Maps, I downloaded Google Eearth which I find a little easier to use because it offers you an aerial view of wherever you are, infact Google Earth Mobile is probably one of the most useful tools on a mobile phone (after talking and texting), I use it to create routes, find shops/pubs/banks/campsites in the surrounding area and generally snoop about. Anyway I digress. I got this phone because it is smaller than the N95 8Gb and still packs most of the same functions. Camera is good- only 3.2Mp but a Carl Zeiss lens to pictures are of a high quality, video footage is really good also. Battery life is also good, I caharge it about once every 3-4 days and probably use the phone for about an hour a day - better than my girlfriends N95 (probably due to slightly smaller screen). All said, a great phone, I would recommend it to anyone

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Product Information : Nokia N78

Manufacturer's product description

The Nokia N78 is designed to take advantage of the suite of Nokia services. The Nokia N78 packs a powerful range of technologies, including integrated A-GPS, with free Nokia Maps, WLAN and high-speed HSPDA 3G connectivity, a 3.2 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, and support for microSD memory card, currently available at up to 8 GB, to store favorite music and media. The novelties of the N78 are geotagging of photos and an integrated FM transmitter that allows music to be played on any FM radio, in a car or at home. Taking advantage of its integrated A-GPS functionality and 3.2 megapixel camera, the Nokia N78 introduces the increasingly popular online practice of 'geotagging' to a Nokia device. The Nokia N78 automatically tags images with capture location metadata, making it possible to view the capture location on a map either on the device itself, or online. With its high-speed internet connectivity, over WLAN or HSDPA, uploading photos and videos to online communities like Share on Ovi, Flickr or YouTube is a single key stroke away. Music remains a core feature of the Nokia N78 and Nokia's range of N series multimedia computers. In addition to the up to 8 GB of memory, internal speakers and support for standard 3.5 mm headphones, the N78 also comes with Nokia Internet Radio, giving instant access to thousands of radio stations around the world.

Product Details

System / Handheld Type: Smartphone

RAM / Installed Size: 70

OS Provided / Type: Symbian OS v9.1

Display / Diagonal Size: 2.4

Battery / Run Time (Up To): 13

Display / Technology: LCD

Weight: 102 g

GPS Navigation: GPS

Manufacturer: Nokia

Communications / Wireless Interface: Wifi; Bluetooth

Cellular / Type: Smartphone

Long Name: N78

Width: mm

Height: mm

Cellular / Operating System: Symbian

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, FM radio, digital player

Mobile Services: Video Call

Colour: Pearl white, Cocoa brown

Dimensions (WxDxH): 49 mm x 15 mm x 113 mm

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

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Operating System: Symbian OS 9.1 / Series 60 3rd Edition

Talk Time: Up to 260 minutes

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 3.2 Megapixel

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Standby Time: Up to 320 hours

Supported Memory Card: Micro SD Card

Playback Digital Standards: WMA, AAC, MP3 , RM, MPEG-4, 3GP, H.264, H.263

Display: LCD display - colour - 2.4"

Product Type: Smartphone

Service Provider: Not specified

Form Factor: Bar

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Wireless Interface: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Phone Features

Additional Features: Built-in stereo speakers, built-in FM transmitter

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

Phone Functions: Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, conference call, voice dialing, vibrating alert

Media Player

Supported Digital Video Standards: RM, MPEG-4, 3GP, H.264, H.263

Supported Digital Audio Standards: WMA, AAC, MP3

Navigation System

Navigation: A-GPS receiver


Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

Data Transmission: GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA

Wireless Interface: IEEE 802.11b/g, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR


Personal Information Management: Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, alarm clock

Digital Camera

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 3.2 Megapixel

Digital Video Formats: MPEG-4

Video Recorder Resolutions: 352 x 288 (CIF)

Camera Light Source: Flash

White Balance: Automatic, presets

Special Effects: Negative, Black & White, Sepia, Vivid

Min Focal Length: 4.6 mm

Still Image Resolutions: 2048 x 1536

Optical Sensor Type: CMOS


Run Time Details: Talk - up to 260 min ¦ Standby - up to 320 hrs

Capacity: 1200 mAh


Included Accessories: Hands-free headset, power adapter

Also Included: microSD - 2 GB


User Memory: 70 MB

Supported Flash Memory Cards: Micro SD Card


Diagonal Size: 2.4"

Type: LCD display - colour

Display Illumination Colour: White

Features: Wallpaper, screen saver

Display Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels

Colour Depth: 16.7 million colours


Connector Type: USB


Operating System: Symbian OS 9.1 / Series 60 3rd Edition

Service Provider: Not specified

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Software Platforms Supported: Java MIDP 2.0, Java


Depth: 15 mm

Width: 49 mm

Weight: 102 g

Height: 113 mm

Body Colour: Pearl white, Cocoa brown

Aerial: Internal

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, FM radio, digital player

MPN: 002D707, 002D310, N78, 002D302

Product Type: Smartphone

Form Factor: Bar

Messaging & Internet

Messaging & Data Features: RSS feeds

Mobile Services: Video Call

Cellular Messaging Services: MMS, Nokia Smart Messaging, SMS

Downloadable Content: Audio files, video files, themes, games, ring tones, screensavers, wallpapers

Supported Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP


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