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The Nokia N96 is a 2008 model featuring a 2.8-inch TFT display, 5MP camera, and a 950 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the N96 to see if it's right for you.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  2008, February
  • Price: 220 EUR
  • Chipset
  • Processor: 264 MHz Dual ARM 9
  • Memory: 16 GB, 128 MB RAM
  • Display: TFT 2.8 inches, 240 x 320
  • Main Camera:  Single, 5MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 0.3MP
  • OS: Symbian OS 9.3, S60 rel. 3.2
  • Dimensions: 103 x 55 x 18 mm
  • Weight: 125 g
  • Battery:  950 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

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Nokia N96 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Nokia N96

Release date

2008, February


103 x 55 x 18 mm (4.06 x 2.17 x 0.71 in)


125 g (4.41 oz)


Black, Silver, Quartz


950 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 220 h (2G) / 192 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 3 h 40 min (2G) / 2 h 36 min (3G)
Music play - Up to 14 h

Approximate price220 EUR





Display colors


Screen size

2.8" inc

Screen area

24.3 cm2

Screen format

4:3 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

240 x 320 px

PPI /points per inch/

143 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

5 MP, Single

Camera specs

-5 MP, AF


Carl Zeiss optics, LED flash

Video 480p@30fps
Front (selfie) camera

0.3 MP, Single


VGA videocall camera


Operating system OS

Symbian OS 9.3, S60 rel. 3.2

Processor CPU

- 264 MHz Dual ARM 9

External memory

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

16 GB, 128 MB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Mini-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 3.6/0.384 Mbps
GPRS Class 32, 107 / 64.2 kbps
Edge Class 32, 296 kbps; DTM Class 11, 177 kbps
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, UPnP technology
GPS Yes, with A-GPS; Nokia Maps
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 2.0, A2DP
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.68 W/kg (head)     0.89 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.82 W/kg (head)    

Music and Audio

Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
Headphone jack Yes

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer
- DVB-H TV broadcast receiver
-WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player
-MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A player
-Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
-Predictive text input
-Push to talk
-Voice dial/memo
--Dual slide design
-Built-in kickstand


Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Nokia. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Nokia N96 was around 220 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2008, February.
The weight of the Nokia N96 is 125 g.
The screen size of the Nokia N96 is 2.8" inches.
The size of the Nokia N96 is 103 x 55 x 18 mm (HxWxD).

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