Nokia 9300


The information on this page refers to an obsolete device that is no longer in the market, and is kept only for historical purposes.

The 9300 is yet another Nokia/9210i descendant, with a revamped Series 80 interface but no camera or 3G connectivity. The 9300i adds Wi-Fi support, a faster CPU and improved battery life in the same form factor:

Notes on the vanilla 9300:

Bluetooth Profile as reported by Mac OS X:

SDP Server, SyncML DM Client, NokiaSyncMLServer, Dial-Up Networking, OBEX Object Push, Hands-Free Audio Gateway, SyncMLClient, OBEX File Transfer, Nokia OBEX PC Suite Services

HTTP Headers:

HTTP_ACCEPT          application/vnd.oma.drm.message, text/html, image/png, image/jpeg, image/gif, image/x-xbitmap, */*
HTTP_ACCEPT_CHARSET  windows-1252;q=1.0, utf-8;q=1.0, utf-16;q=1.0, iso-8859-1;q=0.6, *;q=0.1
HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING gzip,deflate
HTTP_USER_AGENT      Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Series80/2.0 Nokia9300/4.53 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1)
HTTP_X_WAP_PROFILE   http://nds1.nds.nokia.com/uaprof/N9300r100.xml

Pluses:

  • Much, much faster than the 9500
  • Actually fits into a real suit pocket without tearing the lining
  • Usable Series 40-like exterior display
  • Good speakerphone, if a mite tinny
  • Good screen

Minuses:

  • Doesn't hold a candle to my Blackberry in speed and usability
  • Applications have not been updated since other Communicator releases
  • Does not have a "vibrate" option
  • Limited e-mail client
  • Slippery keyboard

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