Nokia Announces Five New Phones
Jun 14, 2004, 9:56 AM by (staff)
Nokia today announced five new phones, covering a full range from top-end to entry-level:
- 6630: Nokia's first 3G smartphone, first 3G phone with video calling, and the world's first phone with both WCDMA and EDGE. Features include Series 60 OS, 1.2 megapixel camera, video recording up to 1 hour, 74 MB of expandable memory, and Bluetooth. Available Q4 2004.
- 6260: A tri-band GSM Series 60 smartphone with a twisting clamshell design, Bluetooth, VGA camera, and push-to-talk. Available Q3 2004.
- 6170: Clamshell, tri-band GSM phone with stainless steel design, EDGE high-speed data, push-to-talk, VGA camera, and dual color displays. Available Q4 2004.
- 2650: Entry-level, dual-band GSM phone with clamshell design, color display, and Java. Available Q3 2004.
- 2600: Enrty-level, dual-band GSM phone with color display. Available Q3 2004.
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 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 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.
Samsung Shows Off Second Tizen Smartphone
Samsung today revealed the Z3, a new smartphone running its homegrown Tizen platform. The handset makes use of design language similar to that of the Galaxy S series and comes in black, gold, or silver.
This should quiet some naysayers.