Nokia unveiled three new handsets designed for users who want messaging and social networking tools in the palm of their hands.
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The Nokia C3, Nokia C6 and Nokia E5 feature full QWERTY keyboards and enable access to a range of different email accounts, IM communities and social networks.
The Nokia C3 has a full QWERTY keyboard and enables access to social networks directly on the homescreen. People can view, comment, update their status and share pictures to their favorite social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. It also comes with Ovi Mail and Ovi Chat that allows a user to set up email and chat accounts straight from the device, Wi-Fi connectivity, a two megapixel camera, a 2.4-inch screen and support for up to an 8GB memory card.
The Nokia C6 comes with a 3.2-inch touch screen with a full slide out keyboard, a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and flash, Ovi Maps with free walk and drive navigation, and is able to push Facebook feeds directly on the homescreen.
Finally, the Nokia E5 combines high quality business features with all of the personal networking and entertainment capabilities in a smartphone. It also comes with direct access to over 90 percent of the world’s corporate email through Mail for Exchange and IBM Lotus Notes Traveler.
Nokia’s Head of Markets, Anssi Vanjoki said, “Our messaging device range is very successful. Services that provide easy access to the world’s consumer and corporate email and instant messaging are really popular on our QWERTY smartphones such as the Nokia E71 and Nokia E63. People want the best messaging and social networking experience on an affordable device, whether it’s sending a simple text or instant message, an email, or a direct message from their Twitter account. The Nokia C3, Nokia C6 and Nokia E5 are made for just that.”
Nokia said that the new handsets will arrive in Australia in the third quarter of 2010.