Nokia Announces New Phones And Joins The Slim Club
Nov 28, 2006, 2:17 PM by (staff)
Nokia today announced three new handsets that will work in the US, each of which has at least one notable quality. One is an inexpensive S60 3rd edition phone, one a slim, stylish candybar in stainless steel, and the third is a revised UMA clamshell that is headed for US shores. All three are expected in the first quarter of 2007.
- 6290: An S60 smartphone in a small clamshell body with interchangeable "quick covers." Features a 128 x 160 external color display with 3 navigation keys and a large QVGA internal display like the N75. Quad-band GSM/EDGE plus UMTS 2100. Features 2 Megapixel camera with flash plus internal video call camera, 50 MB built-in memory and MicroSD slot, Bluetooth, IR, FM radio and stereo speakers.
- 6300: A stylish stainless steel candybar that's 13mm thick. Triband GSM/EDGE (850/1800/1900) with a 16.7 million color QVGA display, 2 Megapixel camera, Bluetooth, MicroSD slot, FM radio and media player.
- 6086: Nokia's second UMA clamshell has a number of downgrades from the 6136 but adds Bluetooth to quad-band GSM/EDGE and Wi-Fi. Features a monochrome external display, VGA camera, MicroSD slot, media player and FM radio.
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HMD Global Trots Out the Nokia 130, an Entry-Level Feature Phone
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Hey! I know...!
Or at least I don't.
Nobody gives a @$&$@!!! about slim handsets!
Or at least I don't.
And you know what... nobody gives a crap about your stupid comments like that. Obviously there are a lot of people wan...
If you carry your phone in a gun slinger holster, it does not matter. But, many of us like to slip the phone into a pocket and not have the "bulge"
Sleek and light is where it's at. The only complaint I have with the many o...
still no HSDPA or A2DP
late to market these days, huh nokia?
Or they just don't realize EVERY phone should offer high speed data these days.
Or at least what qualifies as high speed.
What's the difference...
If anyone knows... do tell!