Nokia launches two high end handsets Nokia N79 and N85

Nokia launched 2 new handsets the Nokia N79 and N85.

The N79 is a candy bar handset where as the N85 is a dual slider much like the N95.

Touted to be a multimedia phone, the handset comes with changeable back covers in five colours: Light Sea Blue, Espresso Brown, Olive Green, White and Coral Red.

Specs & features:

• GPS with A-GPS support on Nokia Maps 2.0
• Geo tagging support
• 5MP auto-focus camera
• Carl Zeiss optics
• Lens cover like the N82
• Dual LED flashes
• N-Gage
• 3G
• Wi-Fi
• Bluetooth with A2DP support
• 2.4 inch TFT display
• 240 x 320 pixel resolution sporting 16 million colours
• 4 GB microSD memory card

“The Nokia N79 packs cutting-edge technology into a compact design – a characteristic of the iconic N-series – that allows people to discover, create and share their passions with others,” said Juha Kokkonen, Director, Nokia N-series in a statement from Finland, Head Quarters of Nokia. “It has been designed for those who want a device that is as appealing as it is powerful and comes with interchangeable covers that have automatically matching screen themes.”

From October 2008

Rs. 22, 500 approximately without applicable taxes

The N85 is a gaming device.

Specs & features:

• 2.6-inch OLED screen
• N-Gage gaming
• Music with in-built FM transmitter
• 5 megapixel auto-focus camera
• Carl Zeiss optics
• Dual LED flash
• Geotagging
• 3.5G HSDPA
• Wi-fi
• Bluetooth (A2DP)
• 8GB microSD card
• RDS radio
• 3.5mm audio jack
• A-GPS support

“The Nokia N85 was created to be more than the sum of its parts, offering a complete mobile entertainment package designed for connecting, sharing and discovering,” said Juha-Pekka Sipponen, Director, Nokia N-series. “The iconic Nokia N-series dual slider design has evolved to become smaller and sleeker while integrating the newest features and services to deliver the best mobile experience to date.”

The Nokia N85 is pre-loaded with at least 10 made-for-mobile N-Gage gaming titles and a voucher to activate one full game license. Dedicated gaming keys light up when the device is in landscape gaming mode to further enhance a user’s gaming experience.

From October 2008

Rs. 28, 800 approximately without applicable taxes.