The N95 is also capable of playing video in 3GP, MPEG4, Real Video, and, in newer firmware, Flash Video formats.All of the phone's video output can also be played through the TV-out feature.
Its two-way slide, when opened towards the keypad, allows access to its media playback buttons.
A standard 3.5 mm jack is located on the left side of the phone and allows the user to connect any standard headphones to the unit.
It was well noted for its camera, music player, 3D graphics mobile gaming, the innovative dual-slider, its GPS and 3.5G capabilities as well as its light-weight for such device. version started retailing without carrier branding or discounts in Nokia's flagship stores in New York and Chicago on 26 September 2007.
It was on sale in many countries on the week of 11 March. On 29 August 2007, two updated versions of the N95 were announced at a press event in London; first, the N95-2 (N95 8 GB), an updated version for the European/Asian markets with 8 gigabytes of internal storage and larger screen; secondly, the N95-3 (N95 NAM), replacing the original 2100 MHz W-CDMA air interface with support for the 850 MHz and 1900 MHz frequencies used for the 3G networks of most GSM-compatible mobile carriers in the Americas, including AT&T Mobility.
Furthermore, the later N95 US versions support only AT&T's 850/1900 MHz UMTS/HSDPA bands, neither 1700 MHz of T-Mobile USA nor 2100 MHz bands are supported internationally.
The phone can also act as a WAN access point allowing a tethered PC access to a carrier's packet data network.The launch price of the N95 was around €550 (about a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver with maps and optional turn-by-turn navigation; a 5 megapixel digital camera with Carl Zeiss optics, flash, video recording and video conferencing; wireless connectivity via HSDPA, Ir DA, 802.11x and Bluetooth; a portable media player with the ability to download podcasts over the air; an FM Radio tuner; Composite Video output via included cable; multi-tasking to allow several applications to run simultaneously; a web browser with support for HTML, Java Script and Adobe Flash; messaging via SMS, MMS and e-mail; Office suite and organizer functions; and the ability to install and run third party Java ME or Symbian mobile applications.It also supports GPRS (2.5G), EDGE (2.75G), UMTS (3G), and HSDPA (3.5G), one of the first smartphones to support 3.5G.This phone is not yet on the list of smartphones that Nokia is giving a free lifetime of voice navigation for.Out of the box, the N95 supports audio in MP3, WMA, Real Audio, SP-MIDI, AAC , e AAC , MIDI, AMR, and M4A formats.The N95 has built-in Wi-Fi, with which it can access the Internet (through a 802.11b/g wireless network).