Nokia has announced three new handsets – the Nokia C3,
Nokia C6 and Nokia E5 – designed to put better messaging and social
networking tools in the hands of more people around the world, at
affordable prices. These new handsets feature full QWERTY keyboards,
and enable access to a range of different email accounts, IM
communities and social networks.
device range is very successful," said Anssi Vanjoki, Nokia’s Head of
Markets. "Services that provide easy access to the world’s consumer and
corporate email and instant messaging are really popular on our QWERTY
smartphones such as the Nokia E71 and Nokia E63. People want the best
messaging and social networking experience on an affordable device,
whether it’s sending a simple text or instant message, an email, or a
direct message from their Twitter account. The Nokia C3, Nokia C6 and
Nokia E5 are made for just that."
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.
People can view, comment, update their status and share pictures to
their favorite social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
an estimated price of EUR 90, before taxes and subsidies, 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.
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.
Expected to be
available in the second quarter of 2010 at an estimated price of EUR
220, before taxes and subsidies, the Nokia C6 has an impressive feature
set including a high quality five 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.
off the trio is the latest addition to the Nokia Eseries range, the
Nokia E5. Designed for those that want to be productive in both their
professional and personal lives, the Symbian-based Nokia E5 follows the
successful blueprint of devices such as the Nokia E72 and Nokia E63.
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.
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
Estimated price of the Nokia E5 is EUR 180, before taxes and subsidies, with expected availability in the third quarter of 2010.