Nokia’s Mobile TV – The N92

Following successful DVB-H trials in Sweden Nokia are now ready to release their mobile TV offering. Not one to follow the pack, Nokia release the world’s first integrated DVB-H mobile device.

The Nokia N92 has four different modes for simple and easy usage. The new view mode is especially designed for watching TV and video. To start watching mobile TV, users simply need to open the Nokia N92 in view mode and press the Multimedia key. 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.

Users can set reminders to watch their favorite TV programs, create personal channel lists and subscribe to TV channel packages.  The usability is further enhanced by the large 2.8" anti-glare QVGA screen with 16 million colors and the dedicated media keys that deliver a rich viewing experience.
 
This means full on interactive digital TV, on a large 2.8" anti-glare QVGA screen with 16 million colors, through services such as voting, program feedback and additional web discovery. The Nokia N92 supports the new Nokia Web Browser with Mini Map, which provides a semi-transparent zoomed-out view of a web page that enables users to quickly orient themselves on a small screen. With an overall view of the web page, users can intuitively navigate to all corners of it as well as see the web page as it was originally designed.

As well as TV the N92 does music being 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. In addition to iPod battling capabilities, the N92 also boasts an FM radio with Visual Radio support.

"The Nokia N92 is the first in a range of products bringing together the rich experience of conventional broadcast TV with the connected experience of mobility to create a new category – mobile TV," said Richard Sharp, Vice President of Rich Media at Nokia.  "We are confident that mobile TV will be an exciting new service for consumers, as well as generate new opportunities for innovation and growth in the mobile and media industries."