Nokia Unveils GSM Trio, Including UMA Phone
Feb 13, 2006, 7:21 AM by (staff)
Nokia today announced three new GSM phones:
- 6136: The company's first phone with UMA technology for GSM / WiFi roaming. Clamshell design, quad-band GSM, 1.3 megapixel camera, microSD memory card slot, music player, FM radio, and speakerphone. Available initially for European carrier Orange.
- 6131: Clamshell phone with quad-band GSM, EDGE data, Bluetooth, 16.7 million-color QVGA display, color outer display, microSD memory card slot, music player, FM radio, and a soft-touch finish. A North American version will announced later in 2006.
- 6070: Bar-style phone with large display, VGA camera, FM radio, EDGE data, and MP3 ringtones. Available in tri-band versions for both Europe/Asia and the Americas.
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6131 "n. american" version
One PR person did say "WCDMA" in a reply to that question. They way he said it, he honestly could have mis-spoke, but it's possible the US version will be 3G and he let that slip by ...
Is UMA Softare Carrier Specific???