Nokia officially introduces the N79 mobile phone. The N79 is a candy-bar style smartphone running the Symbian OS 9.3 S60 3rd edition with Feature Pack 2.
Nokia N79 features a 2.4-inch QVGA 16 million color LCD display, a 5 Megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss Tessar lens, 20x digital zoom, dual LED flash; a front camera with 2x digital zoom, WiFi 802.11b/g, Bluetooth 2.0, an integrated music player supporting MP3, WMA, AAC.
The N79 is able to capture 640×480 VGA video at 30fps. Videos are recorded in MP4 or 3GP files with H.264, H.263 codecs. It comes with also video player supporting MPEG4, AVC/H.264, WMV, RV, Flash Video, H.263/3GPP video formats.
The Nokia N79 supports quad-band GSM, WCDMA and HSDPA networks. It has built-in FM tuner, and integrated support for A-GPS navigation with Nokia Maps. It has 50MB internal memory and supports up to 8GB of microSD memory card.