Mark Peters : September 17th 2010 - 19:30 CET
Nokia C6 Smartphone : Nokia announces a family of smartphones powered by the all new Symbian platform which brings significant enhancements in speed and ease of use. Among the new smartphones is the Nokia C6. The new Nokia C6 device, which is tightly integrated with enhanced Ovi services and apps, reinforces Nokia's vision of a mobile industry that is increasingly being defined by socially connected, location-based devices and experiences. The Nokia C6 joins the previously announced Nokia N8. Beside the C6, Nokia has also announced the Nokia C7 and Nokia E7 to form a family of Symbian products.|
Nokia C6 stylish smartphone
The Nokia C6 is a small and stylish smartphone. Sporting a 3.2-inch AMOLED display with full touch capabilities and Nokia ClearBlack technology for improved outdoor visibility, the latest Nokia C6 (C6-01) features the best of social networking and mobile entertainment in a stainless steel and glass design. Stay connected to email, access millions of tracks through Ovi Music, and download apps and games from the Ovi Store. Estimated retail price is EUR 260, excluding taxes and subsidies.
Nokia C6 mobile phone
"Today our fight back to smartphone leadership shifts into high gear," said Niklas Savander, Executive Vice President, Markets, Nokia. "Despite new competition, Symbian remains the most widely used smartphone platform in the world. Our new Nokia C6 features the all-new Symbian OS, rewritten to be faster, easier to use, more efficient and more developer friendly." Savander also commented on the high level of anticipation for the Nokia N8. "Based on the level of consumer interest and the highest online pre-orders in Nokia history, we expect big things from the Nokia N8."
New Nokia smartphones
As a smartphone family, the Nokia N8, Nokia E7, Nokia C7, Nokia C6 share several similarities. All are built on the new version of Symbian, the world's most popular smartphone platform. It strikes a balance of innovation and intuition offering a variety of improvements and features such as support for multiple homescreens, visual multitasking, gesture-based interactions and a noticeable reduction in prompts - all while presenting a familiarity that means millions of people can pick up one of Nokia's new smartphones and instantly know how to use it. People will also discover free Ovi Maps, access to Ovi Store, messaging, social networking and other experiences that come standard across all of these smartphones.
Nokia C6 Symbian smartphone supports Ovi Store
The new Nokia C6 Symbian smartphone includes a completely updated Ovi Store experience. The new store experience is driven by a friendlier user interface and a new collections feature to quickly access popular apps and games available now, or soon, such as foursquare, Angry Birds, Need for Speed Shift and Real Golf 2011. Additionally, Ovi Store will continue to offer exclusive apps including Audiotube, Tesco and others along with favorites such as Fring, Shazam, and Asphalt 5. For developers, the uniform Symbian platform together with the Qt development environment enables easy smartphone application creation and extensive reach.
Nokia C6 offers free access to Ovi Maps Beta
Free access to Ovi Maps, the world's most comprehensive walk and drive navigation, to Nokia smartphones was only the start. With the latest beta release of Ovi Maps, available for download today, people will benefit from new features and even greater map detail. Ovi Maps beta adds visibility to subways, trams and trains in 85 cities around the world, real-time traffic, safety alerts in or out of navigation mode, visibility to parking and petrol stations, and speed limit warnings. In addition, people can use the improved search capabilities and share their location immediately via text messages or email to other browser-enabled phones.
Nokia C6 Sales Package
• Nokia C6-01 cell phone
• 2GB microSD memory card
• Nokia AC-15 high-efficiency charger
• Nokia BL-5CT phone battery
• Nokia WH-102 stereo headset
• Nokia CA-179 connectivity cable
• Nokia C6-01 manual
Nokia C6 photography features
• 8 megapixel digital camera
• Resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels
• 2x digital zoom
• Dual LED flash
• Second camera (VGA) for video calls
• Image formats : JPEG, Exif
• Face recognition feature
• Integrated GPS, A-GPS
Nokia C6 review
As soon as we receive a Nokia C6 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Nokia C6 review.