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And Now for Something Completely Different � The N900 and its Killer Feature

Nov 30, 2009, 14:34 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to rm42 for this link. ]

"The N900 does not have the most feature complete phone experience in the world.

"Advanced phone users may be disappointed to find out that there are currently several features missing from the N900 phone application. For example, you cannot set a different ring tone for different contacts, you cannot group or categorize your contacts, there is no voice dial, etc. Now, some of these features may appear in the near future as a firmware upgrade, but for the moment they are missing. This, I believe is why Nokia doesn't want to call the N900 a smart phone. The phone application is just another application on the device, not necessarily the most important.

"The N900 is not the best music player in the world.

"From several reports by early owners of the phone, the sound quality of the N900, both through the external built in speakers and through the headphones, is better than average. However, the built in music player has some features that some users may sorely miss. For example, there appears to be no built in equalizer, and there is no way to control music play from the provided headset, one would have to get a bluetooth headset for this functionality. Also, playlists are not as robust as in other players and have a bit of a learning curve since they work a bit differently. Nevertheless, it is good to note that there are other media players available for the N900 that do offer some of these features and that may be a better fit for some users."

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