Nokia N95

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Nokia N95 8 GB
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The Nokia N95 (type RM-159, codenamed Aalto) is a high-end smartphone by Nokia that was announced in September 2006 and released in March 2007.

It was the flagship model of Nokia's Nseries lineup. It was also Nokia's first phone with HSDPA connectivity and built in GPS. It is regarded as one of the best mobile phones ever made.

Issues

  • The front camera stops working over the years due to the flex cable wearing off. This issue also carried over to 8 GB version.

Variants

  • Nokia N95 8GB (N95-2) (type RM-320, codenamed Aino): Announced in August 2007 and released in October of the same year. It has a larger display (2.8" over N95's 2.6"), 128 MB RAM, bigger battery, 8 GB internal storage instead of microSD card slot and new front end design.
  • Nokia N95 NAM (N95-3) (type RM-160): North American version of N95-1 with improvements from N95 8 GB. The N95-3 was also sold in Australia and South America.
  • Nokia N95 8GB NAM (N95-4) (type RM-421): North American version of N95 8 GB with a few minor changes.
  • Nokia N95 CHINA (N95-5) (type RM-245): Chinese version of N95-1 with removal of 3G and WLAN.
  • Nokia N95 8GB CHINA (N95-6) (type RM-321): Chinese version of N95 8 GB with removal of 3G and WLAN.
  • SoftBank X02NK: Japanese version of Nokia N95-1, released on SoftBank carrier.

Related phones

  • Nokia N80: Predecessor.
  • Nokia N82: Shares most of the specs, but in candybar form factor, has a different camera sensor, Xenon flash instead of LED, lacks IrDA, and less internal storage.
  • Nokia N96: Successor.

Specs

Basics

N95
HW Platform/ChipsetBB5 platform
Modem: Freescale MXC300-30 (RAPIDO)
Application: TI OMAP 2420 (332 MHz ARM11)
Media DSP/GPUPowerVR MBX
SW Platform/OSSymbian OS 9.2, S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 1
Display 240 × 320 TFT, 16M colors
Physical display sizeN95: 2.6"
N95 8GB: 2.8"
SensorsA-GPS, accelerometer, light sensor
Flash memoryModem: 16 MB NOR
Application: 256 MB NAND (160 MB available)
User: 8 GB eMMC • N95 8GB only
RAMN95: 16 MB SDRAM (modem), 64 MB DDR (application)
N95 8GB, N95 NAM: 16 MB SDRAM (modem), 128 MB DDR (application)
Memory card slotmicroSDHC, hot swappable, up to 8 GB • except N95 8GB
512 MB[1] or 1 GB included (depending on region/carrier)
Phonebook capacityby user memory
Charging connectorNokia 2mm jack
Data connectorminiUSB 2.0 (only for data)
Regulatory infoN95-1: PDNRM-159 (approved 2007-02-08), NTC: ESD-CPE-0701319 (approved 2007-01-09)
N95 8GB: PDNRM-320 (approved 2007-08-20)
N95 NAM: PDNRM-160 (approved 2007-08-20)
N95 8GB NAM: PDNRM-421 (approved 2008-01-29)
N95 China: FCC ID: PDNRM-245 (approved 2007-04-13), CMII ID: 2007CP0324 (approved 2007-02-05)
N95 8GB China: PDNRM-321 (approved 2008-03-28)
Retail price€550

Connectivity

N95
Operating modesN95: GSM (850/900/1800/1900), HSPA (2100)
N95 NAM/N95 8GB NAM: GSM (850/900/1800/1900), HSPA (850/1900)
N95 China: GSM (850/900/1800/1900)
DataN95: GPRS, EDGE, UMTS (384 kbps), HSDPA (3.6 Mbps)
N95 China: GPRS, EDGE
Push-to-talkYes
WLAN802.11 b/g, UPnP • not on Chinese variants
SIM sizemini SIM
IrDAYes
Bluetooth2.0 with EDR
Bluetooth profilesHandsfree, A2DP, AVRCP, HID, DUN, OBEX
PC LinkNokia PC Suite

Input

N95
Input methodsT9, predictive input
Soft keysDedicated music keys
Side keysDedicated gallery shortcut key

Media

N95
Rear camera5 megapixel (2592x1944) auto focus, Carl Zeiss optics, LED flash
Video recording640x480 30 fps, MP4
Front cameraQVGA, 320x240
Supported image formatsPNG, JPG, GIF, BMP, MBM, WBMP, TIFF, WMF
Supported sound formatsMP3, AAC, AMR, MID, MXMF, WAV, WMA, RNG, NRT
Supported video formatsMP4, 3GP
Speaker configurationEarpiece, dual stereo speakers
Line out3.5 mm
SynthesizermobileBAE, Lloyd Bank (mono), 64 voices
FM radioStereo with RDS
ExtrasTV-out, Visual Radio, PDF viewer, QuickOffice, barcode reader, N-Gage 2.0 (later firmwares)

Messaging

N95-1
SMSYes
MMSOMA MMS 1.2
IMYes
EmailIMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Software

N95-1
JavaMIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1
Max JAR size: Unlimited
Heap size: Unlimited
Java APIsJSR 75 File Connection and PIM API
JSR 82 Bluetooth API
JSR 135 Mobile Media API (MMAPI)
JSR 172 Web Services API
JSR 177 Security and Trust Services API (SATSA)
JSR 179 Location API
JSR 180 SIP API
JSR 184 Mobile 3D Graphics (M3G)
JSR 185 Java Technology for the Wireless Industry (JTWI)
JSR 205 Wireless Messaging API (WMA) 2.0
JSR 226 Scalable 2D Vector Graphics API for J2ME (M2G)
JSR 234 Advanced Multimedia Supplements (AMMS)
BREWNo
MophunNo
Flash Lite2.0 (3.0 on later firmwares)
MediaTek MRENo
Other runtimesSymbian Web Runtime 1.0

Pre-loaded content

Games

Earlier firmwares

  • System Rush Evolution (demo)
  • Snakes

Later firmwares (N-Gage 2.0)

  • Asphalt 3 (demo)
  • Fifa 07 (demo)
  • Space Impact Kappa Base (demo) (very late firmware versions)
  • Snakes Subsonic (demo) (very late firmware versions)

Themes

N95

Name Wallpaper
Turquiose
Nokia NSeries 1

Nokia NSeries2

Nokia NSeries3

Nokia NSeries 4 (later firmwares)

Gallery

N95

N95 8GB

Screenshots

References