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Nokia N78

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Manufacturer  Nokia
Predecessor  Nokia N73
Availability by country  Q2 2008
Successor  Nokia N79
Nokia N78
Compatible networks  Quad band GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz Dual band WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz (N78-1 EU version) or 850/1900 MHz (N78-3 NA version) (UMTS, HSDPA)
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The Nokia N78 is a 3G smartphone made by Nokia. It was first introduced at the Mobile World Congress on 11 February 2008, and was launched on 26 May 2008 for €350 before taxes and subsidies. The phone is compatible with the N-Gage 2.0 mobile gaming service. It runs on Symbian 9.3 (S60 3rd Edition, FP2) and was marketed as a multimedia smartphone inside a compact, light body. It is the successor of the N73.

The Nokia N78 is the first ever Nokia phone with the new extended guitar-based version of the Nokia Tune.

Firmware history

Firmware version 20.149 (dated 8 December 2008) became available for the generic (non-branded) N78 via its over-the-air update facility in January 2009.

The latest firmware version 21.002 released 18 February 2009 is the lightest update with a 214 KB downloaded file using FOTA. Many improvements were made to the overall performance of the device after the upgrade.

There is also firmware version 30.011 available through Nokia Software Updater. This update was released 8 May 2009 but was not available through FOTA.


Nokia N78 Wikipedia

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