|Nokia N93 is a mobile device for spontaneous video recording. Offering uncompromised digital camcorder, telephony and rich Internet communication functionalities, the Nokia N93 features a 3.2 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, DVD-like video capture and 3x optical zoom. You can connect the Nokia N93 directly to your TV for a widescreen movie experience or upload your images and video to online albums or blogs. Moreover, you can create high-quality home movies and burn them to DVD with the included Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 software.|
|Family Line||Nokia N Series|
|UPC||6417182509490, 6417182509599, 6417182509711, 6417182511714, 6417182613258|
|Storage Capacity||50 MB|
|Network Technology||GSM / WCDMA (UMTS)|
|Band||WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 900/1800/1900|
|Supported Flash Memory Cards||MiniSD|
|Battery Type||Lithium Ion Polymer|
|Battery Capacity||1100 mAh|
|Battery Talk Time||Up to 306 min|
|Battery Standby Time||Up to 240 hr|
|Display Technology||LCD display|
|Diagonal Screen Size||2.4 in.|
|Display Resolution||320 x 240 pixels|
|Color Depth||18-bit (262000 Colors)|
|QWERTY Physical Keyboard||No|
The Nokia N93 is equipped with a 3.2-megapixel camera with video-recording capabilities, and it features a cool, swivel design. This Symbian smart phone includes Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, a music player and FM radio, and e-mail capabilities.
The Nokia N93 is clunky and heavy, making it awkward to use as a phone. Call quality was mixed in our tests, and the external display is small.
Though it won't replace your digital camcorder or camera, the powerful Nokia N93 does a respectable job of integrating quality multimedia capabilities into a cell phone. That said, it's a bulky handset and is best suited for convergence fanatics and gadget hounds.
Average review score based on 29 user reviews
of customers recommend this product
The N93 is heavy. It is dated (2006) and some of its pieces are obsolete. So, why get one now? It still does all the stuff it did in 2006, quickly and, if you are familiar with Symbian OS, with little or no learning curve.
Let's look at what is dated first:
§ It has a pop port for physical connectivity
§ It takes a miniSD card 2GB maximum capacity
§ It has a 2mm Nokia pin charge port
§ No touch screen
§ IR port
§ small external color screen
§ WiFi is b/g
The pop-port is a multi-pin proprietary interface that allows the device to be connected to headphones, hands-free headset, TV, and computer, just not all at the same time. It serves the function of a microUSB on a modern device as well as the 3.5mm headphone jack. It takes a dedicated Nokia CA-64U cable for TV out. It takes a Nokia CA-53 to connect to a computer's USB port. A variety of headphones and hands-free units that worked with the Nokia 6126/6131/6133 will work with this.
The miniSD card form factor is rare and expensive unless you use an adapter to fit a microSD to the phone. The 2 GB storage limit per card will limit how many songs or photos you can carry with you.
So, what is so appealing about this phone?
§ Nokia voice/call quality
§ Carl Zeiss lensed 3.2 megapixel camera with flash
§ Responsive and easy to use 12 key numeric pad
§ Some extra keys for direct navigation to apps
§ Extra five way scroll pad on side of phone
§ Several different modes of operation
It is a Nokia N series device so it is entertainment focused. Music player, RealPlayer video, good camera with adequate flash are all there.
The camera comes with a lens cover that you will want to tether to the phone so it doesn't get misplaced. It takes stills and video, the latter at DVD quality (640 @30 fps)
The browser loads regular web pages and renders them very close to the appearance of a desktop browser, at 320 x 240 pixels at a time.
Contacts are handled well with multiple numbers per person allowed.
Updating the device's firmware is simple if you have the CA-53 cable and a copy of Nokia software Updater.
The small chrome scroll pad on the side is intertesting to use. It allows you to operate the device like a small video camera.
About those modes, there are four of them:
When the fold is closed, the main display deactivates and the cover display lights up.
When you open the fold, the fold-open mode is activated automatically: the main display lights up, the keypad is available, and you can access the menu.
When you open the fold to 90 degrees, hold the device sideways, turn the fold down so that the main display faces you, and the image mode is activated. The main camera is activated, and you can see the image to be captured.
When the fold is closed and you lift the side of the swing axis display when the fold is closed, the view mode is activated.
Battery life is fairly short considering the small screen and the large battery. Flash uses up the charge quickly. If you are not using the flash you will get better performance out of it.
This is a fully functional device for making calls, taking pictures and listening to music. It has a certain "cool" because of the unique form factor. If you are needing a full keyboard, large screen or other stuff commonly found on today's smart phones - look elsewhere. If you are willing to handle the quirks it is a fun phone to use.
Nokia N93 is the world first digital camera/camcorder capable cell phone that goes up to 3.2 MP with DVD-Like video quality. Came with the cool Twist and rotating screen, you can pretty much position the camera, adjust your shot angles. Also, the digital camera also can function as a digital camcorder that produce some high quality home video with TV out support which allow you to connect the phone to TV and play your recorded images and video. Voice command & memo allow calling and making voice notes without even have to open up the phone. Video calling function allows you to see the caller by stored images. The built-in USB port allow connections for standard USB to any PC and the nice thing about this is window XP will pick up and automatically install driver for the cell phone and most of its features. The phone is equipped with actual 2.0 Bluetooth and Stereo FM radio that actually work! The rest are pretty much standard for most of the Nokia phones from the 9500 series and up.
The main disadvantages so far are the built-in memory (only 50MB) and the miniSD slot. Not all types/brands of SD Card are supported. So far, I had tried my 4GB Kingston a 4GB A-DATA SD card and they seem to work fine, however, my generic house brand 2 GB SD card was not pickup nor read by the phone, I was able to read it from my laptop and my friend's Samsung phone. I’ve tried to format it in couple different format and also wide out the whole card as "raw drive" but regardless of how I format the card; the phone just won't take it. The standard phone package came with a 128MB SD card which work fine with the phone. If you need more space and decide to purchase a larger SD card, I would recommend A-DATA card, for the warranty, the speeds and the price. It would be much more worth-to-spend money if Nokia employed the DVB-H functions from the Nokia N92 phone on this Nokia N93 phone. Overall, it a really cool and worth-to-buy phone. As of right now, cost per unit runs around 700USD.
This is not the newest phone on market , but due its design is a very cool one , if you want to take pictures higher than 5 megapixels THIS PHONE IS NOT FOR YOU , but if you want to take them with a cool style , THIS PHONE IS WHAT YOU WANT
phone : very easy to understand , you dont need to be a scientist to start making interesting basic things , great sound , great mic , pretty clear , a big screen , very easy to start videocall -if service is available- , great to write sms o mms -if it is not a problem to read the keyboard in another direction - , symbian S60 is a great s.o , I was a wm6.1 fan , but symbian was a nice surprise , the phone itself is pretty big , so , if you have small hands it could be not a great experience , it is big , and hard to put in your pocket , but is very light to its size
camera: filming or taking pics at night is a really bad idea with this phone , outdoors , plenty of sun is a better idea , flash is not the most advanced thing i have ever seen , but it is a very nice flashlight !! , very high quality in audio , to be a 3.1 mpx camera picture and video quality is very good too
pda : it would be great if the keyboard were installed in the same direction of the screen -you have to bend your neck to left to read it ...not big deal ...- the buttons located in the screen are a great help tu navigate in the phone , pay attention to that !
I bought this phone since i am in love with its design , a transforming phone is an interesting concept , I know there is mor advance and powerfull phones , but i really liked it and its performance was very good to me , lenguage in this phone is korean , chinesse and english , no spanish , portugueis , italian , taka that in consideration
the thing i like the most ? , a good (not the best ...) camera , a good pda , a good phone in one hand , amazing easy to browse the web -a-m-a-z-i-n-g-! -
the thing i dislike the most ? , quality at night -it has a night vision mode but ...-
The good: The Nokia N93 is equipped with a 3.2-megapixel camera with video-recording capabilities, and it features a cool, swivel design. This Symbian smart phone includes Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, a music player and FM radio, and e-mail capabilities.
The bad: The Nokia N93 is clunky and heavy, making it awkward to use as a phone. Call quality was mixed in our tests, and the external display is small.
The bottom line: Though it won't replace your digital camcorder or camera, the powerful Nokia N93 does a respectable job of integrating quality multimedia capabilities into a cell phone. That said, it's a bulky handset and is best suited for convergence fanatics and gadget hounds.
Specs: Band / mode: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 900/1800/1900; Talk time: Up to 306 min; Dimensions (W x D x H): 2.2 in x 1.1 in x 4.6 in
Okay The nokia N93 a Great phone IT is the next generation phone for real. This phone has a 3.2 mega pixel camera and the lens are made by Carl Zeiss Many of you have heard of this particular lens many haven't Most sony cameras lens are made by carl zeiss. The video quality to this phone is great picture perfect!! The best part of this phone is that you can flip it anyway you want!! the widescreen view is the best view you can put MP4 movies in the phone and watch it all your favortie sitcom and movies can be loaded into the memory and you can watch it on the phone I used the TV OUT ALL THE TIME it is so clear you will be surprised All this is comming from a phone. When the phone rings there will be a electronic voice saying the persons name calling you. The flash is bright and you can control everything just like a regular camera. This phone has so much features including Radio, and you can listen to MP3 nokia throws in a 512 memory card too. The call quality is crisp you can hear everything perfect. The best part is that the ring tone is loud so and the vibrate is strong so when you are in a very noisy area you will defintely feel the vibrate or hear the ringtone. So anyone who plan on getting this phone get it, it is worth every penny trust me check the nokia website before you buy it read all the features and see if you like it yourself if you dont believe me.