Nokia has announced 3 new affordable mobile handsets – the Nokia C3, Nokia C6 and Nokia E5. All these new handsets are designed to serve as better messaging and social networking tools. That’s why they feature full QWERTY keyboards, supports different email accounts and provide access to IM communities and social networks. Nokia C3, Nokia C6 and Nokia E5 will be available in the second quarter of 2010.
The Nokia C3 is the first device to bring a full QWERTY keyboard to the world’s most popular mobile phone platform – Series 40 – and is the first in the range to enable access to social networks directly on the homescreen. The Nokia C3 also comes with Ovi Mail and Ovi Chat, meaning first time users can set up email and chat accounts straight from the device, without the need for a PC. Other notable features are the Wi-Fi connectivity, a two megapixel camera, rich color 2.4 inch screen and support for up to an 8GB memory card.
The Nokia C3 is expected to be available in the second quarter of 2010 in a variety of appealing colors, including golden white, slate grey and hot pink. Estimated price is EUR 90, before taxes and subsidies.
The Nokia C6 is a Symbian-based smartphone combining the benefits of a 3.2 inch touch screen with a full slide out keyboard. The large screen provides a great Internet experience, as well as offering access to Facebook feeds directly on the homescreen. A full suite of email and social networking capabilities means the Nokia C6 is perfect for people who want to stay up to date while on the go. The Nokia C6 has an impressive feature set including a high quality 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and flash, and Ovi Maps with free walk and drive navigation. In addition, thousands of apps – from games and videos to news aggregators and web services – are available in the Ovi Store.
The Nokia C6 is expected to be available in the second quarter of 2010 at an estimated price of EUR 220, before taxes and subsidies.
The Nokia E5 is designed for those that want to be productive in both their professional and personal lives. The Nokia E5 combines high quality business features with all of the personal networking and entertainment capabilities that a busy professional expects from a smartphone. The Nokia E5 is perfect for managing busy schedules with a variety of productivity applications available in the Ovi Store. And with direct access to over 90 percent of the world’s corporate email through Mail for Exchange and IBM Lotus Notes Traveler, it’s easy to keep in contact from anywhere.
The Nokia E5 is expected to be available in the second quarter of 2010 at an estimated price of EUR 180, before taxes and subsidies.