System Software for the Nokia N97 Mini Updated

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Following up on the recent Nokia N97 update, an update for its very similar Nokia N97 Mini Symbian-based smartphone has also been released. This is actually quite similar to the one that the original N97 received, though it does throw in a few additional tweaks.

What’s In This Update
This update brings the N97 Mini up to firmware v11.0.045, and it addresses a few items found since the last major update (v11).

Some of the enhancements include:

  • More free RAM after boot
  • Improved call reliability
  • Browser improvements
  • Music Player improvements
  • Image and Video Stability improvements
  • and more

Update Procedures
Similar to the N97′s update earlier this week, this update optimizes the internal RAM, so the usual procedure of just updating should be appended to include a reset and reinstalling of content and applications.

  • Making a backup of the device is recommended. Backups can be performed on the device with the File Manager application or by using PC/Ovi Suite on a PC;
  • Make sure that the battery is fully charged before performing the update no matter what method (NSU or OTA) is used;
  • When restoring from the backup, do not restore the previous device Settings. Doing so may cause conflicts with the newer firmware and older application. Its recommended to re-download and reinstall third party applications versus restoring them from a backup.

Availability
Users can download the v11.0.045 update via the Nokia Software Updater (NSU) application. OTA (over-the-air) updates are expected to be rolled out by region and carrier over the coming days/weeks.

Nokia N97 MiniFor more information about the Nokia N97 Mini, visit the Nokia website.

An Overview of the Nokia N97 Mini
Despite its name, the N97 Mini is only slightly smaller than its big brother. It does have a smaller touchscreen, but at the same resolution: 640 x 360 pixels.

It also features less internal memory (8 GB vs. 32 GB), but still includes a microSD memory card slot supporting up to 16 GB cards. And the camera uses the 5 megapixel, Carl Zeiss Tessar lens, auto-focus and flash also found in the N97.

Other features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a GPS receiver.

Source: ZOMG Its CJ

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