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Nokia N96, N85 & N79 Available In Sep/Oct

Today, Nokia also unveiled for the first time globally, the Nokia N85, the
latest Nseries multimedia computer made to set new standards for mobile
entertainment, gaming and sharing, and the Nokia N79, the latest addition to the
Nokia Nseries range that combines intelligent and customizable design with a
fully-loaded multimedia computer.

Singapore – Nokia today announced the availability of the much anticipated
Nokia N96, its flagship multimedia computer in the iconic Nseries range.
Cutting-edge technology meets intelligent design to fuse advanced entertainment
options including Live TV, 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics,
turn-by-turn voice navigation, 16GB of internal memory, superior sound and
music, N-Gage gaming and 2.8” display together in one device.

The Nokia N96 will be available in Singapore in September with an estimated
retail price of SGD$ 1258 before subsidies. It comes with three months live
navigation license for Singapore and Malaysia, and 8 songs or an album from the
Nokia Music Store Singapore. In addition, consumers will be able to enjoy
world-class game titles already pre-loaded in the device, as well as one full
N-Gage game – Asphalt 3 : Street RulesTM.

“The Nokia N96 is mobile entertainment at its best. It blends phone and
multimedia options seamlessly with the unique Nseries dual slider that makes
discovering and sharing experiences is easy. Watch live TV and video, take high
quality photos and geotag them to specific locations or directly upload them
online via the fast internet browser – it is all about taking mobile
entertainment and communication to the next level,” says Grant McBeath, General
Manager, Nokia Singapore.

With 16GB of internal storage and an optional microSD card – currently available
up to 8 GB – the total memory of the Nokia N96 can be increased to a total of up
to 24GB.

The Nokia N96 supports live broadcast mobile TV on DVB-H (where service is
available) as it happens, delivering advanced television viewing across a number
of digital channels. It is even possible to record your favourite programmes for
watching anytime, anywhere.

With its stunning 2.8” display and integrated kick-stand for an awesome video
experience, the Nokia N96 will have you totally glued to its screen with the
best of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) programmes such as Top Gear,
Walking with Dinosaurs, Tribe and Dr Who, which are downloadable from
www.nokia-asia.com/videos/BBC. Enjoy the best of these BBC programmes for 30
days on your Nokia N96.

Feel the action and excitement through the large, bright 2.8” display and
built-in 3D stereo speakers. Or sit back and enjoy the special effects
hands-free virtually anywhere, thanks to a cleverly designed ‘kickstand’ on the
back cover. The Nokia N96 is also packaged with TV-out cables to allow for media
consumption on larger screens.

The Nokia N96 has the ability to store up to 40 hours of video content from a PC
via hi-speed USB 2.0 connection or found online with WLAN and HSDPA support. The
Nokia Video Center offers access to a variety of content ranging from movie
trailers and comedy to news from world-leading providers such as YouTube,
Reuters and Sony Pictures. The Nokia N96 supports all common video formats
including MPEG-4, Windows Media Video and Flash Video.

Capture clear, bright, high quality video clips at 30 frames per second as well
as sharp, defined photos with the 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and
dual LED Flash. Images can be geotagged instantly to record the location and
directly uploaded to online communities such as Share on Ovi, YouTube and Flickr.

The Nokia N96 delivers an enhanced navigation experience that includes rich,
easy-to-use maps with urban detail as well as satellite views. Voice activated
turn-by-turn navigation – for walking or driving – along with the new City
Guides that offer a great way to explore undiscovered places. It is even
possible to upload and share personalized journeys, favourite places and great
new finds online.

The Nokia N96 boasts an advanced music offering and can hold a music collection
that entertains even more dedicated fans. People can create personal music
playlists by downloading tracks from the Nokia Music Store and other online
sites or synchronize PC and mobile libraries via Hi-speed USB connectivity.
Alternatively, the Nokia N96 offers RDS radio or a wide selection of stations
via the internet.

To make the mobile experience even more personal, customize the Nokia N96 with a
wide range of tailored content including a wide selection of branded
entertainment and personalization content via the Nokia Download! application.

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