Nokia launches five new handsets

By Derek Sooman on June 19, 2006, 2:22 PM
Nokia has today launched five new handsets. The company unveiled the new phones at Nokia Connection, its annual event held in Singapore. The new handsets include a 3G camera phone and 2 CDMA phones. The 3G offering, the 6151, comes with a 1.3-megapixel camera. Itís expected to retail for 240 euros ($303), and is Nokia's budget 3G model. It also comes with Bluetooth connectivity and a music player with micro secure digital compatibility.

The 6275 and 2875 models are the CDMA phones. These have 2-megapixel and 1.3-megapixel cameras respectively. They are both expected during the fourth quarter. The Nokia 6275/6275i phone features a built-in digital music player, and also has support for a 2 gigabyte micro secure digital memory card. Bluetooth 2.0 wireless technology is also present.

Then there is the entry-level 1110i phone, which is expected to retail for a very modest 45 euros, excluding taxes and subsidies. It will be available in the third quarter of this year.

The company also announced that it is launching a 3G base station that allows operators to easily build 3G and high-speed packet access coverage for indoor hot spots. All in all, some fine technology being released by Nokia this year.

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