Nokia's N92 brings mobile TV

Posted on Wednesday, November 02 2005 @ 13:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The third phone Nokia announced today is the Nokia N92 which is the company's first phone to offer integrated DVB-H support for watching broadcast TV programs. The smartphone offers a large 2.8" anti-glare QVGA display with 16 million colors to deliver a rich viewing experience.

"The Nokia N92 is the first in a range of products bringing together the rich experience of conventional broadcast TV with the connected experience of mobility to create a new category - mobile TV," said Richard Sharp, Vice President of Rich Media at Nokia. "We are confident that mobile TV will be an exciting new service for consumers, as well as generate new opportunities for innovation and growth in the mobile and media industries."

The Nokia N92 has four different modes for simple and easy usage. The new view mode is especially designed for watching TV and video. To start watching mobile TV, users simply need to open the Nokia N92 in view mode and press the Multimedia key. The Electronic Service Guide (ESG) contains information about the available TV channels, programs and services. Other mobile TV features include watching time of up to four hours, recording and 30 seconds replay.

Users can also interact with the TV through services such as voting, program feedback and additional web discovery. The phone also features Nokia's new webbrowser with Mini Map and features Wi-Fi, infrared and USB 2.0 connectivity.

The phone has a 2 megapixel digital camera, digital audio support along with built-in stereo speakers and can handle up to 2GB memory cards.

The Nokia N92 will be available in mid 2006 for about 600EUR.

Also announced today: Nokia N71 , Nokia N80.

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