Nokia X3 Touch and Type Uses Touchscreen and Number Pad
Nokia today announced the Nokia X3 Touch and Type phone, a device that combines a 12-key number pad on the bottom with a 2.4-inch resistive touchscreen up top. The phone is one of Nokia's thinnest devices at 9.6mm deep. The X3 supports HSPA and Wi-Fi networking, but it will run a more basic, S40 interface, as opposed to Nokia's Symbian smartphone platform. The X3 Touch and Type gets a 5 megapixel camera and a microSD card slot for cards up to 16GB. The Nokia X3 will initially be available in select European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets, as well as Mexico, with more markets to follow.
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.
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.
Nokia Brings Back the 3310
Nokia today introduced a new version of the old Nokia 3310 phone. It includes a color screen, Snake, and the original Nokia ringtone.
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 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.
I love my feature-rich phone, but miss the the days of simplicity and a standard keypad. If you are going to put the standard buttons on a phone, why change decades worth of functionality?
I predict a flop.
No, that isn't a typo - why change the standard keypad and the location of the 0, # and * buttons on the keypad?
I love my feature-rich phone, but miss the the days of simplicity and a standard keypad. If you ar