Nokia 600, Nokia 700 and Nokia 701 announced today are three touch screen smartphones running the latest version of the Symbian operating system
Symbian is not dead. At least not yet. Nokia are committed to support the platform five more years. We will therefore see more Symbian handset in the future. The three models announced today are the first running on the latest version of Symbian. The Symbian Belle operating system launched today will later be available for older handsets as well. The Nokia N8, E6, E7, C6-01, C7 and X7 are all compatible with the new OS and owners of these smartphones will in a short while be able to update to Symbian Belle.
New features in Belle are
6 home screens
Widgets. Re-sizable and live widgets
Notifications in a new pull down menu
Built in NFC for sharing content
Improved status bar
New apps. Microsoft Lync, Sharepoint, OneNote, Exchange ActiveSync and PowerPoint Broadcaster. All from Microsoft
Lock screen now informs about missed calls and received messages
According to Nokias new naming convention with numbers ranging from 100 to 900, the three Nokia models announced today have specs above average Nokia models. All three phones announced today has NFC and a 1GHz processor. The Nokia 701 are having a ClearBreak glass display. The 1300 mAh battery is claimed to give 17 hours/1110 minutes of talk time. It's the second best talk time we have registered in our phone directory only beaten by Nokia E5. Nokia 600 is built with music in mind where you can play up to 60 hours without re-charge the device. It also has a FM transmitter which could be useful when you want to play your songs over the car stereo. Nokia 600 is one of the few available smartphones with built-in FM antenna where there's no need for an connected headset. Nokia 700 is the smallest smartphone from the Finnish company measuring only 110 x 50 x 9.7mm.