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June was a huge month for smartphones. Apple released their new iPhone 3GS and Nokia began shipping their N97 to the North America. Both phones are GSM models and therefore compete with each other in the eyes of the consumer. From price to features, the app store to the camera this video highlights the differences between the two devices allowing you to decide which phone is right for you.

Just a heads up, in terms of voice quality the phones both are very good and therefore didn’t merit a mention in the video.




-USB detection error fix
-PC does not detect N97 or USB charging connection not detected.
-Home screen online/offline widget crash fix
-Fix for “Alphabetical and Number input are mixed in facebook until end key is pressed.
-Widget UI improvement – New facebook widget fixes a problem of Home Screen background visible on soft-key area.
-Browser fixes to improve widgets stability.
-MfE related fixes
-Partial fix for Messaging/calendar entry lost.
-Mail for exchange calendar entry synchronization error fix.
-UI transition error fixes (Portrait <-> landscape transition, there is a home screen corruption.)
-UI transition (Slowness and bad effects)
-Slow Touch UI response
-Picture of the device lock appears half of the screen when transitioning the UI sometimes
-Landscape: in some cases the soft buttons on touch (right hand) show the Home Screen in background (install maps.google.com)
-Photos thumbnail performance and stability improvements
-Device performance deteriorates when lots of content in the device – especially photos
-Partial fix no display backlight illumination when unlocking lock-key – CAP Genius reported already
-New version of Accueweather to improve the “Connection error” situation
-Device reset when browsing with high speed packet access (for Malaysia)
-“Browser soft key UI doesn’t work after putting Chinese character with qwerty keyboard”
-Java fixes (TCK, Pre-install app disappearing, *#7370#*)
-Operator fixes (CMCC, Hutchson and Telefonica, Vodafone)
-Ovi store client now embedded in the core image


Browsing the web is a huge part of any smartphone. Both the iPhone 3GS and Nokia’s N97 have good browsers but which one is better? This comparison highlights the loading speed of each browser and explains the benefits of each.

Do you owned a Nokia N97? Here are the tutorials to guide you know more about the using of the Nokia N97.

Hiding, adding and removing home screen widgets.

Keep your device up to date by turning on the automatic software updates

Nokia N97 sending SMS

Nokia N97 making a call from home screen shortcut

Accessing and using Ovi Store.

When the touch screen and keypad are locked, simply swipe to answer the call.

Check for application updates, select what to update and download new version of the application.

Here is a nice Nokia N97 NAM unboxing video from Trent Sense. Trent purchase the N97 from a friend for a terrific price. Yup, now he is a lucky man with a cool Nokia N97. Enjoy the video.

The Nokia N97 is a S60 5th Edition mobile computer with a large 3,5“, bright nHD (640 x 360 pixels and 16:9 aspect ratio) TFT color display with resistive touch screen and tactile feedback. The device provides excellent user experience for internet and entertainment by combining qwerty keyboard with touch UI and Home screen functionality. Use the N97 to connect to mobile broadband using WLAN or HSDPA (3.5G). Find directions and locations with the integrated A-GPS and included maps. Additional features include game titles with N-Gage, a 5 mega pixel camera with dual LED flash and automatic geotagging of images and videos.

Test 1

Test 2

Seems like Nokia N97 lost again. We believe N97 will get faster after the new firmware update. Nokia 5800 XpressMusic score 218 and N97 score 213.


Check out Samsung Omnia i8910 HD vs. Nokia N97 benchmark test!

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