Nokia N97 gets minor firmware update to v21.0.102

The Nokia N97 got a minor firmware update minutes ago to version 21.0.102 . This update is available both with PC suite and Over the Air ( OTA ) . Nothing major though , just usual bug fixes and app upgrades to latest versions.

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N97 Mini Camera Samples

The Nokia N97 mini is equipped with a 5 Megapixel Camera and a Dual LED Flash. The Carl Zeiss optics delivers amazing picture quality during daytime but the flash is not very powerful to take pictures in the night.Here are some pictures from the N97 mini’s camera.

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Nokia N97 mini vs N97, who is better?

Presenting the N97 and it’s younger, newer and shinier sibling, the N97mini. So if you are thinking which one to buy or which is better, this huge photo gallery should get you on the right path!

We try to compare every aspect of the N97 and N97 Mini right from the package, ear phones , battery to the free Memory .  Now let the pictures do the talking !

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Is your Nokia N97 running on the latest firmware ?

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There are a lot of myths surrounding firmware updates. Most users don’t realize the importance of such updates. Sadly , many of them don’t even know that some phones get new software even after you purchase it.  It’s only the Geeks who are first in the line when it comes to getting updates be it a phone , PC or laptop.  Here are some videos which showcase the importance of firmware updates and talks about the Nokia N97 in particular

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Video : Nokia N97 Mini Unboxing


The Nokia N97 Mini is here and we have an unboxing video just for you. The N97 Mini is actually much much more appealing than its big brother. We are actually liking the mini as the screen is VERY responsive and the phone has about 200 odd megabytes of free memory . The phone comes with the 2.0 firmware pre-installed if that’s adorable.

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Pre-order your Nokia N97 Mini in India and get 100 songs for free

Nokia India is offering 100 free songs to the first 1000 folks who pre-book / pre-order the N97 Mini. We have played with the Mini @ Nokia World and most recently at the Nokia N-Tourage event in Blore and we must say Nokia has got a lot of things right with this handset.

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Nokia Digital Design 2009


You might know that FoneArena was in the capital to meet the Digital Designers behind Nokia phones. Nokia India had invited us to Nokia Digital Design 2009 at The Oberoi , New Delhi.  Everyone knows Nokia’s tagline is Connecting People.   The Digital Designers behind a phone play a major role in making sure phones  actually help people connect with each other effectively.

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N97 Mini wins GSMA Award for Best Mobile Handset


The GSMA has announced the Winners of its 2009 Mobile Awards and a real good surprise for Nokia. The N97 Mini which has been launched in India recently has won the Award for the Best Mobile Handset Best Mobile Broadband Handset/Device . I played with the Mini at Nokia World and most recently at the Nokia N-Tourage Event in Blore and this handset is very impressive in terms of build quality , speed and kinetic scrolling and much better than the big brother. Continue reading “N97 Mini wins GSMA Award for Best Mobile Handset”

N97 mini launch today?


The N97 mini is launching in India finally today after a delay. It was expected to be out in October. I know many of you might be disappointed with Nokia’s Diwali Lineup as both the N97mini and 5530 were missing. We really like the build quality of the mini as it has a metallic feel and the kinetic scrolling is pretty good in this device and getting a lot of attention since it launched at NokiaWorld

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Nokia N97 version 20 firmware now out for download

n97v2-1 The new software update for the Nokia N97 which is due in October is finally out for download now over Nokia Software Updater and FOTA. This firmware update mainly brings improved touch screen scrolling and Improved OVI Maps 3.1 with 3D Maps. Continue reading “Nokia N97 version 20 firmware now out for download”