Nokia's C5 Is Its First Cseries Device
Today Nokia unveiled the C5, its first phone bearing the new Cseries naming convention. The C5 is a candybar phone with quad-band GSM/EDGE and dual-band 900/2100 HSPA. It runs S60 3rd Edition and also has GPS and Bluetooth 2.0. The C5 has a 3.2 megapixel camera with flash, a 2.2-inch display, and includes the latest version of Nokia's Messaging service (supporting Google Talk and Windows Live Messenger). Nokia says that the C5 has a new phone book that integrates with Facebook where users can see their friends' status updates directly from Facebook. The home screen also borrows some elements of S60 5th Edition, and places three contacts directly on the home screen for quick access. The C5 supports miroSD cards up to 16GB (boxed with 2GB card), has an FM radio and a 3.5m audio/video out jack. Nokia said the C5 will be avaialble in European and Asian markets during the second quarter for about $182.
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.
Nokia Releases Android Launcher, Debuts Tablet
Nokia today announced wide availability of the Z Launcher for Android devices. Nokia first debuted the Z Launcher earlier this year, but as a limited alpha.
HMD Global Trots Out the Nokia 130, an Entry-Level Feature Phone
HMD Global today announced the Nokia 130, a bar-style handset that runs the Series 30+ platform with basic connectivity apps and a handful of simple games. The handset has a 1.8-inch screen, number pad, 1,020mAh battery, Bluetooth, music player, FM radio, and headphone jack.