Worlds leading Mobile Handset giant Nokia today launched three new handsets – the Nokia C3, Nokia C6 and Nokia E5 – designed with its Messaging Service and social networking tools in the Indian market.
Apart from the launch of new handsets, Nokia also announced the launch an enhanced version of its Free Push E-mail Messaging service with IM in India.The Nokia Messaging Service (NMS) can support up to 10 email accounts including popular services such as GMail, Yahoo and Rediffmail.It will also offer free Instant Messaging (IM) services, preloaded on select devices.
According to the announcement by Nokia India, The power packed new handset Nokia C3 will be available at Rs 5,317 and Nokia C6 the a touch and full keyboard phone at Rs 13,000, while Nokia E5 a business-cum-entertainment device is priced at Rs 10634.
These new handsets feature full QWERTY keyboards, and enable access to a range of different email accounts, IM communities and social networks.
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 home screen. People can view, comment, update their status and share pictures to their favorite social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
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 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 home screen. 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.The Nokia C6 has an impressive feature set including a high quality five mega pixel camera with auto-focus and flash, and Ovi Maps with free walk and drive navigation.
Rounding 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.The Nokia E5 is perfect for managing busy schedules with a variety of productivity applications available in the Ovi Store. The New Nokia Messaging service (NMS) with Email and IM preloaded in the device. The handset also comes 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 from anywhere.