Nokia World 2010, handset maker’s annual party, is being held in London in middle of crisis, when company’s Chief Executive Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo is removed while no 2 guy at Nokia, Anssi Vanjoki, person responsible for company’s smartphone business, resigned just before the event.
Nevertheless, Nokia unveiled three new devices, the C6, C7 and E7 – all of which run Symbian^3, latest version of symbian OS from Nokia for smartphones. Along-with, company showcased its flagship device N8, said to be the best camera-phone so far.
- The latest version of the Symbian platform brings more than 250 new features and improvements and retains the familiarity enjoyed by millions of smartphone users worldwide;
- Showcase of the Nokia N8, the entertainment smartphone and world’s best cameraphone;
- Availability of a richer Ovi Store experience – starting with the Nokia N8 – that includes a friendlier look and feel, and more popular and unique apps and games;
- The latest beta release of free Ovi Maps with new pedestrian and motorist features.
Beautifully crafted, sleek social networking smartphone; get live updates from social networks such as Facebook and Twitter and keep track of new email from your Yahoo! or Gmail accounts directly on the homescreen.
The Nokia C7 features a 3.5-inch AMOLED display and a combination of stainless steel, glass and soft edges. Estimated retail price is Rs. 38,000, excluding taxes and subsidies.
The small and stylish smartphone that Sports a 3.2-inch AMOLED display with full touch capabilities and Nokia ClearBlack technology for improved outdoor visibility, the latest Nokia C6 (C6-01) features the best of social networking and mobile entertainment in a stainless steel and glass design.
Stay connected to email, access millions of tracks through Ovi Music, and download apps and games from the Ovi Store.
Estimated retail price is Rs. 30,000, excluding taxes and subsidies.
With Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync on board, the Nokia E7 provides direct, real-time and secure access to corporate email inboxes and other personal applications.
Equipped with a 4-inch touchscreen display featuring Nokia ClearBlack technology for improved outdoor visibility and a full keyboard, business users will find the Nokia E7 is the perfect shape and size to work on documents, review spreadsheets, or read and edit slides.
For corporate peace of mind, a combination of business grade security solutions is available.
Estimated retail price is Rs. 55,000, excluding taxes and subsidies.
Penned as the “ultimate entertainment smartphone and world’s best cameraphone”, the N8′s flagship feature is its 12 megapixel camera, which is said to rival standalone digital cameras and is capable of shooting 720p HD video.
The device also has 16GB of built-in storage and an HDMI out so that it can be plugged into a HD television so that anything on the phone (not just video and photos) is mirrored on the TV.
The Nokia E7, Nokia C7 and Nokia C6 are all expected to begin shipping before the end of the year.