Nokia today launched its much awaited N97 to Indian consumers though the launch was a low profile launch held in Delhi Nokia N97 is said to be the most advanced converged touch device from Nseries priced under Rs 35,000 N97 comes with a personalized home screen that lets people choose their favorite content, providing an always open window to applications and Internet content such as social networking sites, RSS feeds and other widgets in addition to Ovi feeds.
N97 supports up to 48 GB of storage, including 32 GB of on-board memory, expandable with a 16 GB microSD card for music, media and more This is complemented by music capabilities, full support for the Nokia Music Store and continuous playback time of up to one and a half days. N97 has a 5-megapixel camera with high quality Carl Zeiss optics, 16:9 and DVD quality video capture, and support for services like Share on Ovi for immediate sharing over HSDPA and WLAN.
The home screen of Nokia N97 can be customized to feature people, content and media that matter the most. Friends, social networks and news are available by simply touching the home screen. The tilting, large touch 3.5-inch, 16:9 wide screen display, which comes with a QWERTY keyboard, can be fully personalized with a range of widgets which bring live information directly to the device. These widgets include key social networking destinations like Facebook, news services like NDTV and Reuters, as well as e-mail, shopping and weather information.
The Nokia N97 is the first device to ship with Ovi Store, a one-stop shop for a full catalogue of applications, games, videos, podcasts, productivity tools, Web and location-based services, and much more. Ovi Store has paid and free content from a range of global and local content providers and developers.In India, the Ovi Store on the N97 will offer a choice of 50 free to download items developed specifically for Indian consumers, by Indian developers.