Nokia Intros 5250 Touch-Based Music Phone
Nokia today announced the 5250, a new S60 5th Edition / Symbian^1 touch phone that focuses on providing a good music experience. The 5250 is limited to quad-band GSM/EDGE — no 3G — and includes Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, 3.5mm headset jack, and an FM radio. The 5250 has a 2.8-inch touch screen that measures 640 x 360 pixels in a 16:9 aspect ratio. It will support microSD cards up to 16GB and it includes a 2 megapixel camera. The 5250 will be available in the fourth quarter for about $145.
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.
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.
ZTE Shows Off Enhanced Version of Axon 7
ZTE today announced the Axon 7 (6+128), a slightly improved version of its Axon 7 flagship handset. The new variant includes a Force Touch display, 6 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage.
CAT Reveals B30 Rugged Feature Phone
CAT recently announced the B30, a bar-style handset built to handle extreme environments and abuse. The B30 is an update to the B25 and is waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof.