Nokia N70

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Nokia N70
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Compatible networksGPRS, EDGE, WCDMA
Availability by regionQ3 2005
PredecessorNokia 6680
SuccessorNokia N73
RelatedNokia N71
Nokia N72
Nokia N80
Nokia N90
Nokia N91
Nokia N92
Form factorCandybar
Dimensions108.8 × 53 × 21.8 mm, 95.9 cc
Mass128 g
Operating systemSymbian OS v8.1a, S60 Second Edition, Feature Pack 3
CPUTI OMAP 1710 ARM-926 220 MHz
Memory32 MB
Removable storageDV RS-MMC / MMC-Mobile
BatteryLi-Ion BL-5C Battery, 3.7V, 970 mAh
Display176 × 208 pixels, 35 × 41 mm
Rear camera2 Megapixels (Back)
Front camera0.3 Megapixels – VGA (Front)
Data inputsKeypad

The Nokia N70 is a 3G smartphone from Nokia. It was announced as part of the Nokia's new line of multimedia smartphones, the Nseries, on 27 April 2005.[1] It started shipping in September 2005. It runs on the S60 2nd Edition, Feature Pack 3 on Symbian v8.1 operating system. It was succeeded by the Nokia N73. The N70 was popular and sold well.[2][3][4]


The N70, featuring a front-facing camera, like its predecessor Nokia 6680

The Nokia N70 (Model N70-1) is one of the handsets in Nokia's Nseries lineup of smart phones. It is equipped with a 2-megapixel camera with built-in flash, a front VGA camera to allow video calling, FM radio, Bluetooth, digital music player functionality, and support for 3D Symbian, Java games and other S60 2nd Edition software.

At the time of its launch, the N70 had the most built-in memory alongside its system memory and was the penultimate (before the related N72) Symbian OS 8.x device released by Nokia, since the introduction of their new OS9 platform released in 2003 which offers more flexibility than the original that was made in 1998 and upgraded from then on.

In 2006, Nokia released N70 Music Edition phone.

Specification sheet[edit]

Feature Specification
Form factor Candy bar
Platform / Operating System BB5 / Symbian OS v8.1a, S60 Platform Second Edition, Feature Pack 3
CPU Texas Instruments OMAP 1710 (ARM architecture 926TEJ v5) – 220 MHz
Memory (RAM/Flash/MMC) 55 MB/19.9 MB/up to 2 GB
GSM frequencies 900/1800/1900 MHz
GPRS Yes, class 10 (4down/2up, max 5 active)
EDGE (EGPRS) Yes, class 10
WCDMA 2100 MHz Yes (384 kbit/s)
Main screen TFT Matrix, 256K colours, 176x208 pixels
Camera Front 0.3-megapixel, 2× digital zoom & rear 1600 × 1200 with L.E.D Flash, 20× digital zoom
Video recording Yes, CIF at .MP4 or .3GP
Multimedia Messaging Yes
Video calls Yes
Push to talk Yes
Java support Yes, MIDP 2.0, 3D Games are also supported
Built-in memory 19.9 MB
Memory card slot Yes, RS-DV-MMC/MMC Mobile, hotswap, 2 GB Maximum
Bluetooth Yes, 2.0 (A2DP Profile Not Supported)
Infrared No
Data cable support Yes, Pop-Port, USB 2.0
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML
Email Yes
Music player Yes, stereo w/bass from headphones
Radio Yes
Video Player Yes
Polyphonic tones Yes, 64 voices
Ringtones Yes – MIDI, AMR (NB-AMR), WAV, MP3, AAC
HF speakerphone Yes
Offline mode Yes
Battery BL-5C (970 mAh)
Talk time Up to 3 hours 30 minutes
Standby time Up to 265 hours
Weight 126 grams
Dimensions 108.8 × 53 × 21.8 mm
SAR-Rating 0.5 W/kg
Availability Q3/2005
Else QuickOffice office suite, A Nokia branded version of Opera Mobile web browser, Symantec Mobile Security 4.0 (6 months trial), Movie director video editor app from muvee Technologies
Games Snakes, Card deck & Snowboard 3D + Downloadable

N70-5 model[edit]

The Nokia N70-5, notice the lack of a front camera.

The N70-5 is a variant of the N70 without 3G or a front camera. It was shipped to China, Mexico and East Europe markets and provides a lower-cost option for users who do not want or need 3G services.

Music Edition[edit]

In 2006, Nokia released its Music Edition series for N70, N73 and N91. All had black housing and new sales boxes and packages, and were special for their extra storage capacity as compared to the standard models. Music Edition of the N70-1 model featured a 1 GB memory card, 3.5 mm audio adapter with remote control (AD-41), headphones (HS-28), dedicated music button in place of the multimedia key button. The Music edition also features new themes colored in Green called Stave and colored in Red called Waveform. The speakers and the Music interface of the phone has been improved.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Slide and Shoot with the Nokia N70: the smallest 3G Series 60 smartphone with 2 megapixel camera". Nokia. 27 April 2005. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2022.
  2. ^ "Mobile Phone Reviews Inc. OPPO, Huawei, Samsung & Apple & More". 3 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Nokia".
  4. ^ "Beauty and the Beast; the Nokia N73 and N93 S60 smartphones". ZDNet.

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