Posted on 1-Mar-2005 23:22
Filed under: News
Nokia has announced three new mobile phones, adding to its portfolio of mid-range voice-centric handsets. The highlight of these new models is the Nokia 6230i camera phone, which adds a megapixel camera and push to talk functionality to the popular Nokia 6230. The Nokia 6230i and the Nokia 6021 are expected to start shipping in the second quarter and the Nokia 6030 in the third quarter of 2005.
The high-resolution screen (208 x 208 pixels) of the Nokia 6230i is designed for rich multimedia content. It displays pictures taken with the built-in 1.3 megapixel camera, capable of up to 3x digital zoom. The video recorder of the Nokia 6230i allows users to record videos of up to one hour, based on the storage of the MMC card included in the sales package.
The Nokia 6230i has a built-in stereo music player which supports several digital music formats, including mp33, M4A and AAC. Songs from a CD library can be converted via PC software and loaded directly onto the Nokia 6230i. An FM radio with Visual Radio rounds out the audio features of the Nokia 6230i.
Push to talk technology complements the feature set of the Nokia 6230i camera phone. It allows users to connect to others over GPRS, similar to using a walkie-talkie. The triband Nokia 6230i camera phone will be available at an estimated retail price of 350 EUR.
The new Nokia 6021 phone is designed to appeal to personal and business users. Nokia made it to be an affordable business-oriented phone, incluindg connectivity and synchronization via Bluetooth wireless technology.
The Nokia 6021 also includes push to talk technology, and voice activated dialing. The tri-band Nokia 6021 will be available at an estimated retail price of 200 EUR.
Both, the Nokia 6021 and the Nokia 6230i camera phone connect to an office PC for contact and calendar synchronization. Additionally, both models can take advantage of a range of available enhancements such as headsets and car kits via Bluetooth wireless technology.
The last new model is the Nokia 6030, to be available for an estimated retail price of 150 EUR.
The Nokia 6030 has basic messaging functionality, including SMS and MMS. The phone also provides alarm and calendar functions, plus a built-in FM radio.