Nokia's Newest Handset Evolves for the Environment
Nokia today announced the 3110 evolve, a new midrange bar-type phone that doesn't push the envelope on features, but does so for sustainability. The 3110 is a tri-band (900/1800/1900) GSM/EDGE handset with a 1.3 megapixel camera, FM radio and mp3 player, stereo Bluetooth and microSD slot. The 3110 helps the environment with covers that use over 50% bio-sourced materials and a charger that consumes 94% less energy than Energy Star requirements when left plugged in but unattached to a phone. The charger is compatible with all new Nokia phones and will be included with more models in the future.
Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 222, a bar-style feature phone that runs Nokia Series 30+ and includes only the most essential functions. The Nokia 222's core apps include MSN Weather, Bing Search, Opera Mini, as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter.
Microsoft Debuts Entry-Level Nokia 130 Handset
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 130, a simple, inexpensive handset meant for first-timers and emerging markets. The candybar-style phone runs the Series 30 platform and includes a 1.8-inch screen, stereo headphone jack, Bluetooth 3.0, and support for memory cards up to 32GB.
Microsoft Refreshes the Nokia 105
Microsoft today announced a new version of the Nokia 105, its entry-level feature phone. The Nokia 105 is a bar-style device with a physical keypad and 1.45-inch LCD display.
Microsoft Announces the Nokia 215
Microsoft today revealed the Nokia 215, a $29 feature phone meant to help more people get online for the first time. The bar-style phone has a 2.4-inch screen and a numeric keypad.
FCC Outs Alcatel OneTouch Evolve 2 for T-Mobile
Documents seen on the Federal Communications Commission web site reveal details about an unannounced handset from Alcatel. The Alcatel OneTouch Evolve 2 is an Android smartphone with support for T-Mobile's network, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, according to the FCC.