Yesterday Nokia announced infrastructure for mobile TV technology based on DVB-H. Today they announce their first handset with integrated DVB-H tuner dubbed the Nokia N92.
The Nokia N92 features a design like a little portable DVD player. It features a nice 2.8" anti-glare QVGA screen with 16 million colors.
Users can set reminders to watch their favorite TV programs, create personal channel lists and subscribe to TV channel packages. The Electronic Service Guide (ESG) contains information about the available TV channels, programs and services. Other mobile TV features include watching time of up to four hours, recording and 30 seconds replay.
The Nokia N92 is also an XpressMusic device, with up to 2 GB memory card support, offering storage for up to 1500 songs delivered through the built-in stereo speakers or a stereo headset. Other features include 2MP Digital camera, FM-Tuner, Wi-Fi, infrared, Bluetooth, USB 2.0
The Nokia N92, which is based on S60 3rd Edition and Symbian OS, is planned to be commercially available in mid 2006 in Europe, Africa and Asia, in countries where DVB-H services are available, with an estimated, unsubsidized sales price of approximately 600 euros.
More details in this Nokia press-release.
Nokia About DVB-H
"DVB-H technology enables the TV service you are familiar with at home to be broadcast to your mobile device.
DVB-H provides the best user experience in the mobile environment with excellent picture and reduced battery consumption. Up to 50 TV channels can be delivered with low cost, over one network.
With extensive pilots of broadcast mobile TV currently taking place across the globe, involving leading broadcasters, mobile operators, broadcast network operators and handset manufacturers, the market for commercial broadcast services is expected to spread during 2006.
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