Update to the N97

The Nokia N97 received an update a few weeks ago, and many of the users here on campus have been working with the new release. Here are some of the highlights: New features : Nokia start-up screen has been enhanced … Continue reading

n97-20v-170.jpgThe Nokia N97 received an update a few weeks ago, and many of the users here on campus have been working with the new release.

Here are some of the highlights:

New features :

  1. Nokia start-up screen has been enhanced with a “Connecting People” slogan below the Nokia logo (May not be found in All Versions).
  2. The phone has lesser memory after start-up but it seems to utilise the memory very well and very little lags and crashes are present.
  3. The dial-pad on the home-screen now has letters embedded too.
  4. “Kinetic Scrolling” EVERYWHERE throughout the phone interface including applications.
  5. Updated web browser from (v7.1.13841) -> (v7.1.17475).
  6. The “long press for symbol” function of the keyboard has already been revealed and it works as advertised.
  7. Updated version of Nokia N97 Pre-installed Applications (Ovi Maps, QuickOffice, Youtube…etc).
  8. Whole NEW Applications like (Ovi Contacts).
  9. A little bit more Reliable & Speed in opening Multiple Applications.
  10. At Contacts > Profile you will see a new option there called ‘Edit active profile’.
  11. No longer Randomly switches back to “Nokia Tune”.

    A Word From Nokia NSU Team:

    “This software release improves touch screen usability, allowing you to scroll smoothly through content by flicking the screen. Ovi Maps 3.1 brings 3-D maps, more accurate positioning, and improved search. Nokia e-mail (Nokia Messaging), Ovi Contacts, Ovi Store, and VoIP support have been added. This release also includes improvements in memory and battery performance, and in image and video stability”

    From gdgt.com

    Please contact PC Support Services to have your N97 updated!