Nokia Introduces New X Series Music Phones
Updated: added X6 detail
Today Nokia introduced a new line of music phones, dubbed the X Series. The first two phones in this series of devices are the X6 and X3. Both phones support Nokia's Comes With Music service other other music-centric features such as stereo Bluetooth and rich media players. Other shared features include quad-band GSM/EDGE radios, GPS, Flash Lite 3.0 support and integration with Nokia's Ovi services. The X6 and X3 will be available in the fourth quarter.
- X6: This monoblock device features a capacitive touch screen and runs S60 5th Edition. It will have tri-band 850/1900/2100 WCDMA 3G radios to support the North American market. Other features include a 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens and dual-LED flash, full web browser, video and imaging editor and support for Java and Symbian widgets.
- X3: This slider runs Series 40 and has a built-in FM radio antenna. Other features include microSD card support up to 16GB, 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus, lighted effects and stereo speakers.
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Blu Vivo X Boasts 4 Cameras, 6-Inch 18:9 Display
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Hmm no mention of a 3.5mm headphone jack?. . .
3.5mm headphone jack out! These seem like fine handsets.
Appearently this bit of news means Nokia World is up & about. Where is it taking place anyway?