We almost forget that we already wrote about Nokia N97 but in its mini version aka Nokia N97 mini. We though that we already wrote the full version of N97 not only the N97mini. After we realize that we still don’t write about N97, we immediately plan to discuss it. And here we come with this post: The Nokia N97 with its User Manual / User Guide and also its Specification Detail.
Nokia N97 comes with Slide Side form factor and designed by using the combination between Physical 3 rows Qwerty Keyboard and also 3.5 inches Display Touchscreen. Compare to Nokia N97mini that only equipped with 3.2 inches Diagonal Diameter size, the Nokia 97 only win 0.3 inches on the Display Diameter. One thing that you should know, beside the Display Size on the Diameter Display, the differences between N97 and N97mini, following the Display Diameter are occurred in Dimensions, weight and the built-in internal Storage memory (N97 with 117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm, 88 cc, 150 g and 32GB, and N97mini with 113 x 52.5 x 14.2 mm, 75 cc, 138 grams and 8GB memory).
The Touchscreen material uses by Nokia N97 is the TFT Resistive Touchscreen that has 16M colors and 360 x 640 pixels Resolution. Accelerometer as an Orientation Sensor for Auto Rotate Landscape and Portrait, the Proximity Sensor for Auto Turn off the Screen, Ambient Light Sensor and Brightness Control also some of features embedded with the 3.5″ Display Touchscreen. It also supports Handwriting Recognition. The N97 also equipped with Navigation Keys and had Dedicated Camera and Volume Keys.
Nokia N97 Manual User Guide Short Resume
To the point. If you like to know how you can fix your problem in quick and fast way, you may need to know how you can do “Factory Data Reset” or that been familiarized to be named as Master or Hard Reset. Go to page 130 of the User Guide PDF of N97 and you can find a tutorial exactly like these: Select Menu > Setting and PHone > Phone management (mgmt) > Factory Setting > Follow the reset.
But if you are wondering where we got the picture above, you may open page 13 and page 14 of N97 User Manual. It would gave you a series of Picture with explanation of the keys and its parts such as End Key, Camera Lens and Flash, Power button, Secondary camera, Volume Key, Capture Key, Stereo Speaker, etc that are the keys and parts of Top, Front, Back and Sides Panel View.
Actually, for the fast and quick resume you can jump to “Content” Tab that we shared with you about “The Table of Contents” of Nokia N97, therefore you can learn in quick ways “what inside the User Guide of this device”. It including how you can learn to use the Alarm Clock or setting the Calendar Reminder at its Date and Time, learning to use the Bluetooth to connect and pair to Wireless Stereo Headset, Find a Location using the Ovi Map Navigation, Learning to use the Wi-Fi, Setting up the Language, and more.
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Nokia N97 Specifications
Having 5 Megapixel Camera and also supports fro HSDPA 3G 3.6 Mbps are two great features for a Smartphone that been released two and half years ago (November 2008). By these, without a doubt, Nokia N97 was the most wanted Smartphone at that time.
The 5MP Camera uses Carl Zeiss Optics (on of the famous brand and product vendor in Camera lens optical), with Auto Focus, Digital Zoo, Video Light, LED Flash Light, Video Recording as a Camcorder and also supports for Geo Tagging. The Video Recording can be used up to VGA@30 frame per second (fps). It also had a front camera that can be used for Video Calling and it supports up to VGA@15fps. Having two camera, the 5MP in the rear panel and VGA camera as secondary Cam in front panel, make N97 can be called a Smartphone with Dual Camera feature.
Take a look for a while the two picture that we gave you above (one directly above this paragraph and the others on the beginning of this article). It shown you the screenshot of N97 for the two 2 available colors: Transition Black Light (just called as Black Color) and White color.
Operating with Symbian OS version 9.4, Series 60 5th Editon (Rel 5), the Nokia N97 also powered with ARM 11 Processor at 434MHz Speed which works together with 128MB of RAM. As we mentioned above, the Internal memory of this phone, installed (built-in) with 32GB, although the phone also supports for microSD external memory card slot up to 16GB.
We wouldn’t gave you any information regarding with the Data Networks used by Nokia N97 due to the version and frequency used by this phone are varied depend on the region or country and its Carrier Provider. It can be GSM or CDMA, though for both of them supports 3G up to 3.6Mbps max. If you not enough using this Data Networks as your primary data connection (for internet usage as an example) you can also use the Wi-Fi WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g that can be used up to 11Mbps/54Mbps. Other connectivity features in this device are Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR, high speed USB with microUSB v2.0 and had TV out.
Common Specs in N97: Music Player for AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA and MP3, FM Radio, Video Player for MP4, 3GP, MPEG-4, RealVideo, and WMV, Document Viewer with QuickOffice for .doc word, .ppt powerpoint, .xls excel and Adober Reader for .pdf, Digital Compass, Guitar Rock Tour Games with Touch UI, To-do-List, Alarm Clock, Calendar, and more.
Table of Contents of Nokia N97 Manual User Guide
Data Connections and Access Point
Active Data Connections
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
Hold Your Device correctly
Tips on Creating GPS Connection
Use the Compass
View Your Location and The Map
Change the Look of the Map
Find a Location
View Location Details
Plan a Route
Save Places and Routes
View and Organise Place or Routes
Send Place to Friends
Synchronise Your Favorites
Walk to Your Destination
Drive to Your Destination
Get Trafic and Safety Information,
Activate the Camera
Play a Song or a Podcast
Transfer music from computer
Personalise Your Device
Product and Safety Information
Copyright and other Notices
Nokia N97 Manual User Guide English Spanish German Italian French PDF Download
The Picture below is a short tutorial images that would help you to know how you can assemble part by part of the N97 for the first time. How you can open the back cover casing and replace it back, how you can remove the batter and assemble it back again to its compartment and also how you can insert and install SIM and microSD card. Read on page 16 and 17 for the detail elaboration and explanation about this.
Actually there are some others User Manual of Nokia N97 language that available in the User Guide Download Page of Nokia N97 (Official), you can find the Arabic, Greek, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Ducth, Finnish, Portuguese, and others. Although in this page we only shared the User Guide in five language: English (UK/ Europe), Spanish, French, German and Italian.
- Download User Guide / Manual of Nokia N97 | Language: English | PDF Size: 3.16MB | Page: 149
- Download User Guide / Manual of Nokia N97 | Language: Spanish | PDF Size: 3.23MB | Page: 164
- Download User Guide / Manual of Nokia N97 | Language: German | PDF Size: 3.27MB | Page: 170
- Download User Guide / Manual of Nokia N97 | Language: French | PDF Size: 3.23MB | Page:162
- Download User Guide / Manual of Nokia N97 | Language: Italian | PDF Size: 3.24MB | Page:168