Differences between the original N95 and the upcoming N95 8GB

| September 18, 2007 | 8 Replies

At least of what I can remember:

N95 (left)

1. Silver + Plum/Sand/Graphite/Pink/Brown
2. 2.6″ Screen
3. Larger main control keys
4. Chrome front keys, inc center select button with with silver Dpad
5. Flat Menu and Multimedia button keys
6. Flat media buttons
7. Blue keypad lights and media button lights
8. Micro SD slot for expansion of micro SD cards up to 8GB+ when they become available
9. 99 x 53 x 21 mm, 90 cc
10. 120g
11. Cannot stand on side without opening the slide (when taking timed group photos)
12. Completely flat back except for camera protrusion
13. Slider Shutter camera cover, automatic camera activation when opened
14. Battery cover has flimsy plastic hooks that break easily
15. Uses 950mAh batteries only
16. 64mb RAM, Approx 20mb free RAM
17. Slightly slower on start up to the standby screen
18. Slower to reach Autofocus lock
19. Slower to save photo
20. Linear, bright Carousel customizable Multimedia menu
21. 6 Active Standby Apps
22. Less Robust slider

N95 8GB( Right)

1. Piano Black
2. 2.8″ Screen
3. Smaller main control keys
4. Gun Metal front keys, inc Dpad with black center select button,
5. Slightly raised Menu and Multimedia button keys
6. Raised media buttons
7. White keypad lights and media button lights
8. No Micro SD slot, internal 8GB memory
9. 99 x 53 x 21 mm, 90 cc
10. 128 g
11. Can stand on its side when taking group photos
12. Completely flat back
13. Open no camera shutter, long press camera button to activate camera
14. Battery cover is tough has short stubs that don’t break easily
15. Can use either 950mAh or as standard 1200mAh
16. 128MB RAM, Approx 90mb free RAM
17. Faster to reach autofocus lock
18. Slightly faster on start up to the standby screen
19. Faster to save photo
20. Revamped, dull, but extensive multimedia menu
21. 7 Active Standby Apps
22. More Robust Slider, better build over all.

    The most that would matter really are:

    • Free RAM
    • Battery Life
    • Screen Size
    • Responsiveness of UI
    • Camera Cover
    • Build Quality
    • Micro SD hot swap slot vs fixed 8gb internal memory

    Which one to go for really depends on what you need and what price you’re willing to pay. Most people’s needs will be met by the original N95. Power users considering either one now may be happier with the N95 8GB.


    Category: 3rd edition, Go Play, Nokia, Nseries, S60, Symbian

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