Nokia Launches 600, 700 and 701 Belle-Powered Smartphones
Symbian^3 version Belle was not the only thing Nokia announced today as there are three smartphones that will ship with Belle out of the box, also introduced today: Nokia 600, 700 and 701.
First off, the Nokia 600 is referred to by the manufacturer as an all-in-one entertainment hub with the loudest speakers on a smartphone to date. Aside from running Belle, the 600 features a 1GHz processor, 3.2-inch nHD screen, built-in NFC, FM radio receiver and transmitter, A-GPS with an accelerometer and magnetometer, 2GB of internal memory on board (with support for up to 32GB), five-megapixel full-focus camera with LED flash and 720p video recording capability as well as pentaband radio. The phone will be available in black, white, pink and lime colors starting Q3 with a price tag of around EUR 180 (around $260) unlocked.
The Nokia 700 is another world first candidate, being “the most compact touch monoblock smartphone in the market right now”. With Symbian Belle and a pentaband radio, it will be very easy to use on any network. It sports a 1GHz processor, GPS, a compass, Bluetooth, FM radio, WiFi, five-megapixel full focus camera with an LED flash as well as 2GB of user memory. The screen is 3.2-inches and uses ClearBlack AMOLED technology protected by gorilla glass. This too has NFC on-board and will be available in cool grey, silver/white, coral red, peacock blue and purple flavors starting Q3 for around EUR 270 ($390) unlocked.
Last, but not least, the Nokia 701 has the brightest screen in the world according to the manufacturer. It runs Symbian Belle on its 1GHz processor, has WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio, 3.5-inch IPS LCD display with ClearBlack technology (marketed as the brightest smartphone screen to date), eight-megapixel full focus camera with a dual-LED flash on the back, front facing webcam, 8GB of user memory, and microSD slot for up to 32GB extra memory. The 701 will arrive in steel dark, silver light, amethyst violet, and white colors in the third quarter of 2011, going for around EUR 290 ($420) unlocked.
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