The Nokia N98 features a 7.2 megapixel camera with a Carl Zeiss optical lens. It has a 3.5 inch, 16 M colours VGA touchscreen display that has a resolution of 540 x 480 pixels. The device can record videos at a maximum resolution of 720 x 576 pixels with a speed of 30 frames per second (fps). Its camera has support for 5x optical zoom and 20x digital zoom. The device runs on aSymbian S70 3rd Edition operating system. The handset has support for Bluetooth, HSDPA & Wi-Fi connectivity and is also equipped with a 3D graphics accelerator.
The Nokia N98 features an integrated TNT (Television Numerique Terrestre) French digital television channel. It is a quad band GSM camera-phone. It has 160 MB of internal memory that can be expanded further by using a memory card. The device supports a wide range of file formats like MP3, eAAC, AVI, MPEG, AMR and 3GP. It has a built-in WAP 2.0 browser that shows web pages in HTML and XHTML formats. The handset measures 110 x 60 x 15 mm and weighs 120 gm. It has a Li-Ion battery that has a standby time of up to 300 hours and a talk time of up to 4 hours.
On the other hand, Nokia N96 features a 6 megapixel camera. The device has a 3.2 inch, 16 M colours TFT display. It has 10 GB of internal memory. The device weighs 115 gm and measures 102.5 x 56 x 17.6 mm. The handset has support for touchscreen and joystick navigation. Its integrated GPS displays maps of more than 100 countries. The device also has support for EDGE, Bluetooth and HSDPA connectivity.
The Nokia N96 slider phone has a unique design. It has two keypads that open up on opposite sides of the handset. The device can be slide opened either in upward or downward direction. One can gain access to its QWERTY keyboard by slide opening the handset in upward direction. When one moves its display downwards, it reveals another keypad that features a set of multimedia controls. One can also gain access to its navigation and shortcut keys even when the device lies in its slide closed position.
Both Nokia N98 and Nokia N96 concept smart phones have their own pros and cons. It finally depends upon the user which handset he or she wants to own. But it is always makes sense that one should compare the features of different models before buying a handset. Nokia is all set to release its feature-packed Nokia 96i in near future. The new device promises a wonderful mobile phone experience to the users.