Nokia has announced two new phone models of which the Nokia E6 has been specifically developed for business use and the Nokia X7 for entertainment. The Nokia E6 and the X7 are the first Nokia smartphones to use the latest version of the Symbian platform. The updated operating system includes, for example, new icons and several user-experience enhancements such as improved text input, faster Internet browsing, and an updated version of the Ovi Maps application.
–These two new models will strengthen Nokia’s smartphone offering. Both offer a pleasurable and more intuitive user-experience that will soon also be available on the Nokia N8, Nokia E7, Nokia C7 and the Nokia C6-01 smartphones, explains Nokia’s smartphone manager Jo Harlow.
The smooth-lined Nokia E6 follows in the tradition of the Nokia E71 and Nokia E72 models and is targeted towards the business market with a full Qwerty keyboard and a high resolution touch screen. Its design features glass and stainless steel-like high quality materials. The Nokia E6 is a handy-sized device that is easy to use with either one or two hands. In addition, it has an extremely long battery life as well as the best Microsoft communication capabilities on the market including Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Communicator Mobile and Microsoft SharePoint. These communications capabilities are ready to use in the device.
The Nokia X7 is a smartphone specifically designed for entertainment with a large four inch display that is perfectly sized for gaming. In addition, the phone as an eight mega pixel camera that can also be used for HD quality video as well as still pictures. He striking appearance of the Nokia X7 smartphone uses seamless stainless steel and glass making the overall feel of the phone tough and durable. The Nokia X7 comes with the top games Galaxy on Fire and Asphalt 5 HD ready-installed.
Nokia also announced that its Nokia Ovi Store service has grown in size eight times during the last year. Around five million apps are downloaded from the service every day.