Nokia C6, C7 and E7 Launched

It is happening at Nokia World Conference in London. It is the launch of various hardware and software products for the clients, journalists and developers. But apart from all the niceties, Nokia is failing to innovate and is now going for full intergration.

The following three products were launched by Nokia;

Nokia E7

Nokia E7 boasts of many business features including Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, sports 4-inch touchscreen display, which uses Nokia’s ClearBlackDisplay technology for better outdoor visibility. Slide out four-row QWERTY keyboard and the E7 is only a 13.6mm thin. The device brags of an 8-megapixel camera and comes with 16GB of on-board storage.

These come alongside its connectivity and productivity prowess, with support for Mail for Exchange, Microsoft Communicator Mobile and Microsoft Share Point Server. Business folk on the move will also benefit from free walk and drive navigation in various destinations thanks to Ovi Maps including premium guides from the likes of Lonely Planet and Via Michelin.

Nokia E7 also boasts an HDMI connection and Dolby Digital Plus Surround Sound. Users will be able to shoot and edit HD quality images (including 720p video) and sound. As a Symbian^3 device, users can customise up to three homescreens and get live updates from the likes of Facebook and Twitter live on their homescreens.

Those on the move will welcome the Nokia E7′s travel-friendly 18 days of standby time and up to 9 hours of talktime. The device, which will be available in dark grey, silver white, green, blue and orange will be available in the last quarter of 2010 and is expected to retail for $635 before taxes and subsidies.

Nokia C6 and C7

The Symbian^3 family added two more, Nokia C6 and Nokia C7. Both of these devices have great design and social networking compared to other good-looking Cseries sisters. They offer homescreen access to the latest updates from your favourite social networks are offered on tap for both devices.

Nokia C7  boasts a 3.5-inch AMOLED display and is a hand-friendly 10.5mm thin. Like the E7 this device also sports an 8-megapixel camera with 8GB of onboard storage (expandable to 40GB with microSD).

The Nokia C7 will also shoot HD video in 720p and comes with free global walk and drive navigation and a digital compass. City users will welcome the active noise cancellation for clearer voice calls whilst the battery will keep calls going for up to 9.5 hours (in GSM mode) and stay on standby for an astounding 27 days (3G mode). The Nokia C7 is expected to go on sale before the end of 2010 and will be available in black, metal or brown for an estimated retail price of $430 before taxes and subsidies.

Nokia C6 (C6-01) is a little  compact little number that  also sport an 8-megapixel camerabut with a more pocket-friendly 3.2-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. Sporting the same Nokia ClearBlack technology as the E7 for much improved outdoor visibility. Like the C7, this new device is also tauted to be a social networker’s dream with live feeds from your favorite social networks available on your home screen. The C6-01 will support microSD up to 32GB and capture HD video in 720p. Users can expect to see up to 17 days standby time and up to 11.5 hours talktime from the C7 battery.

Expected to be shipping before the end of 2010, the Nokia C6-01 will be available in silver or black and is estimated to retail at $330 before taxes and subsidies.

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Robert Alai is a respected Kenyan blogger, technical evangelist, and social justice activist. Robert is known for his hard-hitting articles and opinions disseminated through his Twitter handle or Facebook page. he is the founder of KahawaTungu.


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