News tagged ‘Nokia N97’
Along with a special press conference, dedicated to iPhone 4 antenna issue, Apple published a special page about the problem (here = http://www.apple.com/antenna/). You may remember we wrote about a series of videos posted on this page, where the company tried to convince everybody that almost every smartphone has an antenna issue. RIM's BlackBerry Bold 9700, Samsung's Omnia II, HTC's Droid Eris and Nokia's N97 were taken as examples. Now these videos are deleted from the Apple's site, though they are still available at the company's official YouTube channel.
After the press conference Apple's competitors claimed that their phones do not experience signal attenuation as much as the iPhone 4 and were dissatisfied by Apple's way of solving the antenna issue.
Apple company goes forward in explaining antenna issue to the users of other phones. Recently Apple published a nice little video on their website and YouTube channel that displays the Nokia N97 Mini and it's problems with antenna. Take a look:
Apple also posts on their
Here are couple photos taken with Nokia N97 and iPhone 3GS:
The Nokia N97 takes 5MP photos while the iPhone 3GS takes 3MP photos. All the photos in this post are resized, click to enlarge.
iPhone 3GS photos are the left ones, Nokia N97 - right ones.
As for geotagging it was turned on for both devices. The iPhone 3GS successfully geotagged all 8 photos while the Nokia N97 was only able to geotag 2 of the 8 photos. The SIM card was in the Nokia N97, while the iPhone was in offline mode. A possible explanantion is that the GPS signal on the Nokia N97 is weak as discussed on Nokia’s forums.
Take a look at more photos:
Solopalmari made a comparison between the 4 devices: iPhone 3GS, Nokia N97, HTC Touch Pro2 and HTC Hero. For each of these we will see a photo (click to zoom) and a video (download). For each device Solopalmari specialists calculated a rating based on test results. And the winner is.. let's see:
iPhone 3GS (Solopalmari camera rating 6.5):
You can also take a look at the video, download it
Эти два видео представляют интересное сравнение Nokia N97 и iPhone 3GS. Michael Sharlock тестирует скорость браузера. iPhone3GS здесь является победителем, но в то же время в нем нету поддержки flash. Во втором специалисты Mobile Magazine делают общее ставнение двух устройств.
The Boy Genius has reported two new screenshots of the iPhone firmware 3.0. They show the integration of a magnetometer on the next model of iPhone.
The magnetometer (compass) is a sensor that detects the Earth's magnetic field. It will be particularly useful when used together with GPS and navigation software. Here's a video that shows magnetometer work on a Nokia N97: