Nokia N81 & N81 8GB 3G Phone Overview

nokia_n81_8gb_1.jpgKey Features
N81 with Expandable Memory
N81 8GB with 8 Gbytes of Internal flash Memory
WLAN Technology
3G Technology
2.4 Inch QVGA 16 Million Colour Screen
2 Megapixel Camera with 20 x Digital Zoom & Flash
Music Player with Music & Volume Keys

Nokia N81 3G Phone Review

The Nokia N81 & Nokia N81 8GB are members of the Nokia N-Series which includes other popular phones including the Nokia N73, Nokia N77 & the Nokia N95. The N81 & N81 8GB are identical in design & features but come with differing memory options & the phones have different colour options on their casing. The Nokia N81 & Nokia N81 8GB come with a Nokia headset with remote control, connectivity cable, compact travel charger & battery but the Nokia N81 comes with a 2 Gbyte MicroSD™ memory card. The N81 comes with an expandable memory options which allows the user to add memory card to suit their storage needs & the start up kit includes a 2 Gbyte MicroSD™ memory card. The N81 is mainly black in colour with highlights of coloured edging around the casing & the navigation wheel. The N81 comes in a choice of two colours which are graphite grey & cobalt blue. The Nokia N81 8GB comes with 8 Gbytes of internal flash memory which allows the user to store much data on their new handset. The N81 8GB also comes with coloured edging around the casing & navigation wheel which are subtly coloured cocoa brown. The handset is solid & robust in design which weighs 140 grams & the overall measurements are 17.9mm deep by 50mm wide by 102mm high. The Nokia N81 & N81 8GB are beautiful in design & in capabilities. The phones are 3G capable handsets complete with WLAN technology. The phones are media, music & internet focused handsets which come with a simple slide opening casing complete with easy access music, video & function keys. The user can enjoy viewing the large screen when the handsets are open or closed. The screen is large measuring 2.4 inches with a high screen resolution & displays up to sixteen million colours for a quality viewing experience.

The phones comes with high quality imaging features which include a 2 megapixel camera complete with flash option & 20 x digital zoom. The flash comes with a selection mode which allows the user to turn the flash on & off or to automatic flash mode or to red eye reduction mode. The user can capture still images & record video footage on their N81 or N81 8GB handsets. The user can record, stream, playback & edit video footage with ease. The user can store, share & even blog their personal images & video footage. The user will never be short of entertainment on their new phone as both phones can view games in either portrait or landscape mode & the user can enjoy lively action packed games on their handset. The Nokia N81 & N81 8GB operate on a Symbian operating system complete with S60 3.1 software. A fully charged battery will provide either up to 4 hours GSM talk time, 3 hours WCDMA talk time, 408 hours standby time, 3.5 hours QVGA video recording time, 4.5 hours QVGA video playback time, 11.5 hours music playback time or up to 6 hours of gaming time.

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The user can rest assure that a call will never be missed & forgotten as the Nokia N81 & Nokia N81 8GB come with a call log feature which allows the user to access all missed calls, calls received & dialled calls easily. The phones come with other easy to use communication features including a push to talk call feature, handsfree speaker phone feature, conference call & voice over IP Internet call feature. The user can take part in a face to face call using the 3G video call feature which allows the user to see who they are talking to on their screen. The 3G video call can take place between two 3G compatible mobile phone users & is a fun way to communicate & provides a real feel to any call whether it is a business or pleasure call.

The phones really come alive when the built in music functions are used & the user can enjoy many hours worth of music entertainment on their beautiful new handset. The phones both come with a high quality music player which supports all popular music formats. The user can access & control their music simply by using the dedicated music & volume keys. The music keys allow the user to play, rewind, fast forward, pause & stop music using the external keys without having to slide the phone open. The user can create & manage their music playlists on their phone. The phones come with a 5 band equaliser which allows the user to gain the best sound for the type of music being played. The user can stream music & enjoy a wireless Bluetooth stereo A2DP connection. The Nokia N81 & N81 8GB come with a FM radio feature complete with visual radio which allows the user to view information on what band or artist is playing & the name of the song they are listening to.

The Nokia N81 & Nokia N81 8GB work over quad band technology with WCDMA which allows the user to enjoy worldwide network coverage on their new handset. The phones are 3G mobile phones which provide the user with multi tasking capabilities & the phones support WLAN technology. The user can enjoy wireless connection to compatible devices using a Bluetooth® connection between devices. The user can transfer files or data including photos, videos 7 music files using Bluetooth® Wireless technology or a USB cabled connection. The user will find their new handset provides high speed transfers with the help of the built in Edge technology. The user can enjoy a mobile Internet experience on their handset as both phones come with a Nokia browser complete with mini map. The phones come with a variety of messaging services which allow the user to stay in contact with others quickly & easily. The user can send & receive text messages, multimedia messages containing photos or video & emails complete with attachments. The messaging services are all easily accessible from the phones main menu & the user can enjoy sharing messages between all compatible messaging contacts. These phones have been designed with the user in mind & the user will fully enjoy their new mobile experience with one of these beautiful handsets as their companion.

Nokia N81 Specifications & Features

2.4 Inch QVGA 16 Million Colour Screen (320 x 240 Pixels)

2 Megapixel Camera
20 x Digital Zoom
Flash Mode (On, Off, Automatic & Red Eye Reduction)
Photo Gallery
Photo Editor
Video Player
Video Recorder (MPEG4, H264, H263, 3GPP, RealVideo 8, 9, 10)
Video Streaming
Video Editor
Video Call
Second CIF Camera
Theme Wallpapers
Theme Screensavers

SMS (Text Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Email with Attachments
Picture Messaging
SMS Distribution List
Predictive Text

Music Player (MP3 (VBR), WAV, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, M4A & WMA)
Media Keys (Play, Pause, Stop, Rewind & Forward)
Volume Keys
FM Radio
Visual Radio
Playlists Management
5 Band Equalizer
Music Streaming (UPnP)
Bluetooth Stereo A2DP
Integrated Stereo Speakers
Nokia Podcasting
Voice Commands
Voice Recorder
MP3 & Polyphonic Ringtones
Talking Ringtones

Game Keys
Game Mode (Landscape or Portrait)
Embedded Games
Downloadable Games

To Do List
PIM Printing
Call Log (Missed, Received & Dialled Calls)
Speaker Independent Name Dialling (SIND)
Internet Calls VoIP
Conference Call
Push To Talk
Handsfree Speaker
Symbian OS
S60 3.1 Software


Quad Band (GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)
WCDMA 2100

Nokia Browser with Mini Map

Memory & Talk Time
MicroSD™ Memory Card with 2 Gbyte Card or 8 Gbytes Internal Flash Memory
4 Hours Talk Time
408 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
140 g
102 x 50 x 17.9 mm