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Top 10 Nokia Smartphones

written by: •edited by: Wendy Finn•updated: 5/4/2011

Nokia is the largest mobile phone company in the world. It has smartphone offerings in every price range which offer a lot of features. Here's a list of the top 10 best Nokia phones.

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    Nokia is the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer. It has been losing market share since the iPhone and Android phones jumped into the game, but it still rules the budget smartphone category. Here's a list of the top 10 Nokia smartphones. Most of them run on the Symbian S60 OS and the S60 Touch Edition but some also run on the newer Maemo/Meego and Symbian ^3 platforms.

    With the announcement that Nokia will partner with Microsoft and release new phones running the Windows Phone 7 platform we may see the company battle back in the smartphone market. For now these are their finest offerings and there are options to suit any budget.

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    Nokia N8

    nokia-n8 The Nokia N8 is the ultimate Nokia smartphone. It runs on the Symbian ^3 OS. It has excellent hardware: a 3.5 inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels, an ARM 11 680 MHz processor, and 256 MB RAM. It has an excellent 12 MP camera with autofocus and Xenon flash. It can shoot video at 720p resolution at 25 FPS. It has a good range of connectivity options -- GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with UPnP and Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP as well as a GPS transceiver with A-GPS and Ovi Maps 3.0. It can also connect to USB drives directly to access data.

    Nokia N8 Review

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    Nokia N900

    nokia-n900 The Nokia N900 is the first and only smartphone by Nokia which runs the Maemo OS. Nokia has since merged Maemo with Moblin to form the MeeGo OS. It has excellent specs and was lauded by reviewers and users alike. It comes with a 3.5 inch TFT resistive touchscreen display and has a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. It also has a full QWERTY sliding keyboard and a 5 MP camera with autofocus and dual LED flash. It runs the Maemo 5 OS and is powered by a ARM Cortex A8 600 MHz processor and a PowerVR SGX530 graphics chip. It also has a 256 MB RAM and 32 GB internal memory. It comes with all the usual connectivity options -- GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g with DLNA and Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP as well as a GPS transceiver with A-GPS and Ovi Maps. There are a lot of interesting Maemo apps available on the Internet. All in all, a good phone.

    Nokia N900 Review

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    Nokia N97

    nokia-n97 The Nokia N97 is another superb Nokia smartphone. It has a 3.5 inch TFT resistive touchscreen display with a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels and a sliding QWERTY keypad. It runs S60 9.4 v5 which is touch optimized. It has nice hardware specs including 32 GB of internal memory, 128 MB RAM, and an ARM 11 434 MHz processor. It has a 5 MP camera with autofocus and LED flash and has all the connectivity options you'll need -- GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP as well as GPS.

    Nokia N97 Review

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    This is a list of the top ten best Nokia smartphones. These are the cream of Nokia's offerings and have the latest features and hardware specifications. The next four phones in the list are the Nokia N97 Mini, Nokia E5, Nokia E72 and the Nokia C7.
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    Nokia N97 Mini

    The Nokia N97 Mini is a cheaper version of the Nokia N97 with some downgraded features. It has only 8 GB of internal memory and a 3.2 inch TFT resistive touchscreen display compared to the N97's 32 GB and 3.5 inch display. Other than that, it's almost the same -- GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and GPS. It also has a 5 MP camera with autofocus, dual LED flash and VGA video recording at 30 FPS.

    Nokia N97 Mini Review

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    Nokia E5

    nokia-e5 The Nokia E5 is like an upgraded version of the Nokia E72 and resembles a BlackBerry design. It has a 2.4 inch TFT display with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels, ARM 11 600 MHz processor, 128 MB RAM, and 250 MB of internal memory with support for 32 GB microSD cards.

    It also has a 5 MP camera with LED flash and all the latest connectivity options -- GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, microUSB 2.0 and a GPS transceiver with A-GPS.

    Nokia E5 Review

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    Nokia E72

    nokia-e72 The Nokia E72 is one of the most capable E Series phones. It has really good hardware specs including a 2.4 inch, 320 x 240 pixel TFT display, ARM 11 600 MHz processor, and 128 MB RAM. It runs the Symbian OSv9.3 and has 250 MB of internal memory with support for up to 16 GB microSD cards. It has the usual suspects in terms of connectivity -- GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, microUSB 2.0, and A-GPS. It also has a 5 MP camera with autofocus and LED flash which captures beautiful images.

    Nokia E72 Review

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    Nokia C7

    Nokia C7 The Nokia C7 features a 3.5 inch capacitive AMOLED touch screen with a resolution of 640 x 360 pixels. The internal memory is 8 GB and that can be expanded to 40 GB with a 32 GB microSD card. It runs on the Symbian^3 OS and offers all the features you would expect from a smartphone in terms of messaging, Internet access and connectivity. It also boasts an 8 MP camera capable of video capture at 720p and 25 FPS and there is a secondary VGA camera for video calls. It's a decent smartphone all round and it won't break the bank.

    Nokia C7 Review

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    This is a list of the top ten best Nokia smartphones. These smartphones are Nokia's finest and they have the best features and hardware specifications available. The last three phones in the list are the Nokia X6, the Nokia N86 and the Nokia C5.
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    Nokia X6

    nokia-x6 The Nokia X6 is another rare Nokia touch screen phone which has a capacitive touchscreen display. It has a 3.2 inch TFT touch screen display with a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels. It runs the S60 v5 OS and is powered by an ARM 11 434 MHz processor with 128 MB RAM. It also has a 5 MP camera with autofocus, dual LED flash and VGA video recording at 30 FPS. It also has GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP along with the ubiquitous GPS.

    Nokia X6 Review

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    Nokia N86

    nokia-n86 The Nokia N86 is relatively old, but is still one of the top 10 Nokia smartphones. It has an 8 MP camera and runs on S60 v3 with a ARM 11 434 MHz processor and 128 MB RAM. It has a 2.6 inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. Like all other Nokia smartphones, it sports GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP. It also has a GPS transceiver with A-GPS and Ovi Maps 3.0.

    Nokia N86 Review

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    Nokia C5

    nokia-c5 The Nokia C5 is the last smartphone in this list. It is a very well priced budget smartphone which offers really good value for money. It has a 2.2 inch 320 x 240 TFT display and comes with 50 MB internal memory. It has a ARM 11 600 MHz processor and 128 MB RAM. It has a 3.15 MP camera with LED flash. It offers all the connectivity options -- GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP. It also comes with a GPS transceiver with A-GPS and Ovi Maps 3.0. It is priced under $200 for the unlocked version which makes it a great deal.

    Nokia C5 Review

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    References

    Nokia, http://www.nokia.co.uk/