The Nokia N95 is Nokia's flagship smartphone in their Nseries, and is a direct competitor to the Apple iPhone. According to Nokia, the N95 is "an all-in-one multimedia computer." It features an non-QWERTY alphanumeric keypad and belongs to the same family as the QWERTY version Nokia N800. The Nokia N95 runs on a Symbian S60 3rd Edition O/S that includes a web browser, email client, multimedia capabilities (photo/video/music), and GPS mapping. It features a 2.6" or 2.8" display (depending on version), integrated GPS, and a 5 megapixel Carl Zeiss digital camera. It is packaged in a slick slider design, with the numeric keys sliding out from one end and the multimedia controls from the other. Originally released in Europe and Asia, as of early March 2008 it is now for sale in the United States and Canada online or from Nokia's flagship stores. Nokia has released a similar model to the N95, except with 8G of built in memory: Nokia N95 8G.
- form factor: two-way slider
- 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens
- O/S: Symbian OS v9.2, S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 1
- Screen: TFT Matrix, diagonal 2.6" or 2.8", 16 million colours, 240x320 pixels
- CPU: 2 x Texas Instruments OMAP 2420 @ 332 MHz
- RAM: 64 MB or 128 MB (depends on version)
- Flash Memory: 128 MB or 8 GB
- USB 2.0
- Battery: BL-5F (950 mAh)
- Talk time: up to 160 min (WCDMA), up to 240 min (GSM)
- Standby time: up to 215 hours
- Europe: 2100 MHz, North America: 850/1900 MHz 3G
- WiFi enabled, 802.11 b/g
The 2.6-inch QVGA TFT screen can reproduce up to 16 million colors at a 320x240 pixel resolution. Video is recorded at an impressive 640 x 480 resolution at a 30 fps and can be displayed on your TV with its included TV-out cable. In terms of connectivity, the N95 features quad-band GSM, EDGE/GPRS data on its GSM bands, and high-speed HSDPA data on the UMTS band. It also support 802.11b/g WiFi connectivity for a much improved browsing experience over the much slower EDGE and GPRS. The tested talk-time battery life is a fairly impressive 8 hours, but according to CNET's standby battery test, you can expect to have to recharge after only a day.
- N95 - original version with 64 MB RAM and 128 MB Flash memory (European/Asia), March 2007
- N95 8GB (N95-2) - 128 MB RAM, 2.8" TFT, 8 GB Flash memory, black faceplate (Europe/Asia), August 29, 2007
- N95 NAM (N95-3) - North American (NAM) version of the N95 supporting 850/1900 MHz W-CDMA and 3G networks designed to support AT&T mobility, August 29, 2007
- N95 8GB NAM (N95-4) - the 8GB NAM version of the N95-2, January 7, 2008
The Nokia N95 was first made available in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East in March 2007 for around $700. It is now available for sale in the United States and Canada online from Nokia priced at $779 or at one of Nokia's flagship stores in New York, NY or Chicago, IL for $799 as of March 6th, 2008 (approximate date).