Nokia N95 8GB has arrived on American shores

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 | | |

The Nokia N95 8GB has arrived on American shores. Packed with portable entertainment features and high-speed HSDPA connectivity on 850/1900 MHz networks in the Americas, the Nokia N95 8GB is now shipping to select locations across the United States -- and with six months of free navigation service included with Nokia Maps.

The new Nokia N95 8GB brings the worlds of mobility and entertainment together with its stunning 2.8 inch QVGA screen with support for up to 16 million colors, eight gigabytes of built-in memory, Assisted GPS (A-GPS) for improved location access, and enhanced battery power. Nokia N95 8GB owners in the US can also enjoy the benefits of free turn-by-turn directions and voice guidance in Nokia Maps for six months.

"We're excited to now offer this all-in-one powerhouse of a multimedia computer in the United States," said Bill Plummer, vice president, Nokia Americas. "With the added ultra-fast connectivity of HSDPA, the Nokia N95 8GB delivers on the promise of a multimedia computer in one sleek and compact package."

This attractive package boasts one of the industry's strongest feature sets -- in addition to eight gigabytes of built-in memory, the Nokia N95 8GB includes a 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, built-in A-GPS, Wi-Fi, HSDPA and an innovative two-way slide for easy access to both telephony and multimedia functions. The sleek gloss black N95 8GB has a luminous 2.8" (240 x 320) QVGA display, so watching videos, browsing the Internet or viewing maps is a real pleasure. With its expanded memory, the N95 8GB offers up to 20 hours of video* or up to 6000 songs**.

Now with A-GPS, Nokia N95 8GB owners can quickly navigate to their locations using Nokia Maps faster and access maps for over 150 countries, including a selection of preloaded US state maps. The Nokia N95 8GB will also support Nokia Share Online 3.0, available via Nokia Download!, enabling users to upload photos and videos with just one click straight to Share on Ovi, Flickr or Vox.

At an estimated price of $749, the Nokia N95 8GB will be available through Nokia Nseries retailers across the United States, such as the Nokia Flagship stores in New York City and Chicago, as well as many online e-tailers.

* Capacity based on H.264 750-Kbps video at 320 x 249 resolution, combined with 128- Kbps audio. Capacity is half of this with H.264 1.5 Mbps video at 640 x 480 resolution, combined with 128-Kbps audio (near DVD quality). ** Capacity based on 3 minutes, 45 seconds per song with 48 Kbps eAAC+(M4A) encoding on the Nokia Music Man