Nokia has recently announced three new members to their smartphones lineup – Nokia 600, Nokia 700 and Nokia 701. The three new smartphones claim to be feature-packed, mass market mobile devices that run the latest Symbian Belle.
The Nokia 600 smartphone is a music-lover’s dream. It features built-in FM radio antenna for listening to radio without headphones and FM transmitter that makes it easy to broadcast music from your phone to any FM radio. It claims to provide 60 hours of music playback time, has a powerful external loudspeaker and can stream music wirelessly to NFC-enabled accessories. Specifications-wise, the Nokia 600 comes with 1GHz processor, 5-megapixel full focus camera with LED flash and HD video capture, and 2GB internal memory and expandable with a 32GB microSD card.
Weighing 96g and measuring 110 x 50.7 x 9.7mm, the Nokia 700 is the company's most compact smartphone in the Symbian range. It features single-tap NFC sharing and pairing capabilities, 1Ghz processor, 3.2-inch AMOLED ClearBlack display, 2GB internal memory (with the option of using a 32GB microSD card), high definition video capture and 5-megapixel full focus camera with LED flash.
The Nokia 701 is a sleek and slim smartphone with the world’s brightest screen, based on a 3.5-inch ClearBlack display that makes it perfect for indoor and outdoor. It comes with active noise cancellation for the clear audio, and single-tap NFC pairing and sharing capabilities that allow content to be shared and streamed wirelessly to headphones and NFC-enabled speakers. Based on the popular Nokia C7 design, the Nokia 701 is equipped with 1GHz processor, 8-megapixel full focus camera with dual LED flash and 2x digital zoom, front-facing camera and high definition video capture. The smartphone also comes with 8GB internal memory and is expandable to 32GB microSD card.
The new Nokia Essence Bluetooth Stereo Headset incorporates a special active noise cancellation technology that eliminates 99.8% of background noise, and delivers high-fidelity audio regardless of noisy surroundings. Using NFC technology, the Bluetooth headset can be paired with any NFC-enabled smartphone simply by tapping the two devices together.
Local pricing and availability not announced at press time. Availability of Symbian Belle on newly shipping versions of the Nokia N8, Nokia E6, Nokia E7, Nokia X7, Nokia C7, Nokia C6-01 and Nokia Oro as well as by download will be announced closer to availability.