Nokia N96 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Nokia N96 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Nokia N96 is a 2008 smartphone. It measures 103 x 55 x 18 mm and weighs 125 g. It has a TFT display measuring 2.8" inches. The resolution is 240 x 320 and 143 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 0.3 MP. The main camera is Single with 5 MP.

It runs on 264 MHz Dual ARM 9 CPU with 16 GB, 128 MB RAM memory. The battery is 950 mAh.

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Nokia N96 specs

General specs

Brand and model Nokia N96
Release date 2008, February
Dimensions 103 x 55 x 18 mm (4.06 x 2.17 x 0.71 in)
Weight 125 g (4.41 oz)
Colors Black, Silver, Quartz
Battery 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


Technology TFT
Display colors 16M
Screen size 2.8" inc
Screen area 24.3 cm2
Screen format 4:3 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio42.9%
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
Functions Carl Zeiss optics, LED flash
Video 480p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 0.3 MP, Single
Specifications 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

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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).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports Google gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.