Nokia Rolls Out Two High-End GPS Phones
Nokia today announced the 6710 Navigator and 6720 Classic phones with advanced GPS, including compass for pedestrian navigation. Both phones also include a 5-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens and dual-LED flash. The 6710 is a slider phone with a touch control for zooming in and out on maps. The 6720 is a bar-style phone with active noise cancellation. The 6720 will ship in the second quarter, with the 6710 Navigator following in the third quarter.
LG Earmarks the Q8 for Europe and Asia
LG today provided more details about the Q8 smartphone. The handset, which appeared online last week, targets one-handed use and easy portability.
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.
Samsung to Offer Nokia's HERE Maps to Galaxy Devices
Nokia and Samsung today announced that HERE Maps will soon be available to Samsung's Galaxy smartphones for free. HERE Maps allows users to download entire countries or regions, which makes the maps available even when the device is offline.
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.
All the phones with GPS..
I hate you AT&T and your service charge for a feature that is free! Curses!