Nokia N-Gage

Nokia N-Gage
Name Nokia N-Gage
Time to market 2003-02-05
Code n-gage
  • High-performance mobile 3D gaming
  • Gaming-optimized design and functionality
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Player and recorder
  • FM
  • Multimedia messaging
  • Full email support (IMAP4, POP3, SMTP, MIME2)
  • Content with XHTML browser
  • Tri-band EGSM 900/GSM1800/GSM 1900 phone
  • Series 60 UI enabling application multitasking
  • MP3, AAC, MIDI, and WAV ringing tones
  • WAP over GPRS
  • Weight: 137 g (with standard battery)
  • Dimensions: 133,7 x 69.7 x 20,2 mm, 139cc
Games-oriented design
  • Game controls designed for two-hand use
  • Five-way directional controller works up to eight ways in games
  • Built-in vibra feature (not used in games)
  • IHF speaker for game sounds
  • Illuminated high-contrast, full-graphics color display (size 176 x 208 pixels)
  • Series 60 graphical user interface enabling application multitasking with five-way navigation
  • Separate application key, music and radio short cut keys, highlighted game keys
  • Catalogue of branded AAA-quality games available on game cards (MMC)
  • Single-player and local multiplayer games using Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Player for AAC and MP3 files
  • Stereo line-in for audio recording (analog)
  • Music file download from compatible PC over USB cable
  • High-fidelity stereo headset for music player, radio, and voice calls (mono)
  • Integrated recorder (AAC) from analog stereo line connector and radio
  • Handsfree speaker
  • Shortcut button to start the music player
  • News and music available from favorite radio channels
  • Automatic next/previous channel seek
  • 20 radio channel memory
  • Integrated recorder (AAC)
  • Handsfree speaker for radio
  • Shortcut button to start the radio
Nokia audio manager PC software
  • Requires Windows 98, Windows ME, or Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP, USB port (for detailed requirements see User's Guide provided in the sales package)
  • Create AAC music files from CD
  • Playlists to organize music files in PC
  • Email protocols (IMAP4, POP3, SMTP, MIME2)
  • Multimedia messaging (send, reply, forward, play audio, stop audio, insert multimedia content) enabling easy and more colorful messaging with compatible devices
  • Enhanced SMS support including: Multiple SMS sending, SMS concatenation, templates, smileys, and picture messages
Wireless connectivity
  • Data support HSCSD, GPRS Multislot Class 6 (2+2, 3+1, class B)
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Wireless phone-to-phone or phone-to-PC connectivity
  • Send/receive pictures, graphics, and business cards
  • Play games
  • SyncML
High-speed data
  • HSCSD up to 43.2 kilobits
  • GPRS up to 40.2 kilobits (Class B, 3+1, 2+2)
  • Supports the standard Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME™)
XHTML browser
  • XHTML browser
  • Over-the-air download of new Java™-based games/game levels
  • XHTML over GSM data, HSCSD, and GPRS
  • Access current WAP services with the XHTML browser
  • 3.4 MB internal + external Memory Cardss (32, 64, 128, 256, and 512 MB available separately)
  • Shared memory for images, contact data, calendar, messages, and add-on applications
Operating system
  • Symbian OS with Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME™) support
Personal information management
  • Calendar
  • To-Do list
  • Contacts/Address book
  • Pinboard
Polyphonic ringing tones
  • Mono ringing tone composer
  • MP3, AAC, MIDI, and WAV ringing tones
Triple band operation
  • GSM 900/1800/1900; automatic switching between bands
Voice features
  • Voice dialing; memory for 20 names and numbers
  • Voice recorder
  • Integrated handsfree speaker
Sales package contents
  • Transceiver
  • ACP-12 Charger
  • HDD-2 Stereo Headset
  • DKE-2 USB Cable
  • ADE-2 Recording Cable
  • ADA-2 Adapter Cable
  • BL-5C Li-Ion Battery
  • Booklet (including User's Guide and Warranty card)
  • CD-ROM
  • Games brochure
Talk time Standby Charging (ACP-12)
BL-5C Li-Ion Up to 2 - 4 h Up to 150 - 200 h 1 h 35 mins
Usage times
BL-5C Li-Ion
BL-5C Li-Ion