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.
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.
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.