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The Nokia N79 is a higher-end smartphone with very similar features to the Nokia N78.

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camera takes fairly sharp pictures, good amount of detail

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navigation of the menus is quick and intuitive

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attractive styling, sleek enough to show off

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FM transmitter works with any radio, fast setup

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call quality is clear and never drops

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can't disable or adjust the auto-keyguard, gets in the way sometimes

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tends to start becoming unresponsive after a few months, takes awhile to process anything

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The Nokia N79 is a higher-end smartphone with very similar features to the Nokia N78. The N79 is 3G-enabled and has the same 2.4"-diagonal 16 million color display and navigation touch wheel that the N78 has. It has an accelerometer that rotates the screen automatically depending on the phone's position. Its camera is also upgrade from the N78's 3.15 megapixels, to 5.0-megapixels, with autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, LED flash and video capture. There is an additional VGA camera for video calling as well. The N79 also has a photo/video editor, document viewer, and Bluetooth wireless technology. Liek the N78, the N79 has a GPS receiver and pre-loaded Nokia Maps. It also has an FM radio receiver, compatibility with Nokia N-Gage games, a 3.5mm audio jack, TV-out for external photo/video display, and the Symbian OS v9.3.

  • 3G HSDPA 900/2100
  • 2G Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • Large 16-million color display, 2.4"
  • 5.0-megapixel digital camera with LED flash and autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics
  • mp3/MPEG4 player
  • Secondary VGA camera for video calling
  • FM radio receiver/transmitter
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
  • Document viewer and editor
  • Photo and video editor
  • HTML browser
  • N-Gage game compatibility
  • Symbian OS v9.3
  • 83MB on-board memory, microSD expansion slot
  • Bluetooth v2.0
  • Up to 5.5 hour talk time (2G), 3.5 hour talk time (3G) battery life
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