New Nokia N96 Firmware: Version 20.050

9:29 AM Edited by Blony

Waiting to officially launch the Nokia N97, terminal with touch screen system Symbian S60 5th edition, the Finnish house releases a new update to one of its terminal tip: the Nokia N96. Because it is the first Smartphone (here in Italy just launched N77, which was a total flop) with integrated digital TV, thanks to the standard DVB-H.

The new firmware brings several enhancements to a terminal that has been (like many others in the same house) several problems during the first months of life. Numbered 20,050, this is a major update that introduces the following changes: sound issues, the active slide (riappendere and to respond to a call), notification of mail received in the standby screen, change the quality of the video camera.

In addition, the new firmware - which we here are a list of changes-solves many problems. With this update, the terminal edge of the Finnish house becomes more stable and pleasant to use, even if at a distance of months from the market. Here is the change-log in English:

- Email client and Nokia Mail for Exchange (MFE) preloaded (User will install and
configure email clients with the help of Settings Wizard)
- Settings Wizard 5.0 offers improvements for Nokia Email setup and MFE
- Active Standby Plug-in Email: showing new email messages on the Active Standby screen
Look & Feel:
- Support for Audio Themes: configurable sounds for various events eg opening / closing
slide, low battery etc.
- Setting to allow a slideshow to be used as wallpaper
- Slide handling: Setting to allow user to configure effect opening / closing the slide has
on a call and keylock
- WiFi Protected Setup is now supported, allowing simplified setup of WLAN security
with a supported WLAN access points
- Support of IAD (Independent Application Delivery): Allows certain applications to be
independently updated over the air.
- Correction for occasional CMLA (Content Management License Administrator)
certified corruption. (These certificates are needed for eg Mobile TV and N-Gage
license purchases)
Energy management:
- Shorter lights / screen timeout when lockswitch activated. Backlight dims as soon as
keylock is enabled
- Media Keys surrounding the rocker key lit only if a media application is open
- Right Softkey changed from "Hide" to "Exit" for Music Player for savings EM
Photos / Camera / Imaging:
- A number of improvements made to the image quality Room
- The device SW version information is now stored in the image Metadata
- Default video quality for recording is changed from 'normal TV' to TV high '.
- Noise reduction of recorded videos
Media / DRM:
- New version of Music player: Performance and "Comes With Music"-related improvements.
- FlashLite update YouTube for improved compatibility - improvements in the rendering of Flash Video
- General Media player & streaming related usability & performance improvements
- OMA DRM v2 content can use device secure clock if no clock (ie NITZ) is available
- Empty bookmark folders removed from browser bookmarks (ie the "Downloading ..." folders)
- Link to is included in browser bookmarks
- Vibra enabled when charging
- When gaming in landscape mode, stereo audio will be played through speakers correct
- Updated Themes
- Slide keyguard triggered activation: When closing the slide, pressing any key within 2 seconds
will result in not being activated keylock
- Several error corrections based on operator feedback and Care
- Several application baseline updates

via NokiaUsers