Nokia today announced two new Symbian devices, the Nokia E6 and the Nokia X7. With the new smartphones, Nokia also introduced its latest software update, known as Symbian Anna. PR 2.0 (As you all know). This is not the major UI update though, rather includes all basics and improves experience.

Nokia is also planning to ship around 150 million Symbian devices more. Majority of Qt enabled device. Mostly!

Symbian Anna includes

  1. Fresh icons
  2. Split-screen view
  3. Faster and easier to use browser
  4. Virtual portrait QWERTY
  5. Refreshed Ovi Maps with simpler and quicker search as well as new public transportation routes.

Also, the newly announced Nokia X7 and Nokia E6 will come equipped with Symbian Anna. Soon, the older devices are promised to receive this update through OTA.

Nokia E6 : The black hottie! Second E-series phone to feature the latest version of Symbian. A new touch and type form factor.

The Nokia E6 includes an extremely sharp VGA display, and has a capacitive interface and supports pinch-to-zoom. The device has an ARM1176 680MHz processor with Broadcom graphics accelerator (BCM2727), and includes an Ambient Light Sensor, Magnetometer (Compass), Orientation sensor and a Proximity sensor. The Nokia E6 has 8GB of built-in mass memory and support for 32GB on a microSd card; the available device user memory (C:\) is approximately 350MB. The Nokia E6 has 256MB RAM and 1024MB ROM, improved with dynamic data management.

The Nokia E6 also includes the best Microsoft messaging experience on a business smartphone, including Mail for Exchange, Communicator Mobile and SharePoint access. Additionally, the Nokia E6 features an 8 Megapixel camera, and gives a month’s worth of stand-by time and enough video playback time to watch three videos itseems.

The Nokia E6 is expected to begin shipping in the second quarter of 2011 for an estimated retail price (before taxes and subsidies) of EUR 345.

Fact Sheet : Nokia E6 Data Sheet

Nokia X7 : Huge phone! Great design. Fun

The Nokia X7 features a premium design made of seamless stainless steel and Gorilla glass, which delivers a solid feel in the hand as well as outstanding durability. This device features a large 4” display that is great for watching videos and playing games. Users will be able to capture pictures and HD-quality video with the 8 megapixel camera with dual led flash. The Nokia X7 has a capacitive interface and supports pinch-to-zoom.

Nokia X7 includes a 680MHz processor, with additional graphics accelerator (Integrated Video Engine). It has a 3D Entry Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor and Proximity sensor, and comes with an 8GB memory card (pre-installed in the phone) and has up to 350MB of in-built memory and support for a micro-SD card support of up to 32GB.

Like the Nokia E6, the Nokia X7 is expected to begin shipping in the second quarter of 2011, where it will become available gradually in Europe, Eurasia, China, India and SEAP. The estimated retail price of the Nokia X7 (before taxes and subsidies) will be EUR 380.

Fact Sheet : Nokia X7 Data Sheet

More at : Nokia_Symbian_Event

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