Nokia to Launch 2 New Handsets for Business Users, Consumers

May 4th, 2007 in Technology / Consumer & Gadgets
Nokia 2760
Nokia 2760


Nokia 2760

The company announces its upcoming Nokia 2630 and Nokia 2760 handsets, which offer both business and entertainment functions.

Nokia announced May 3 that in the third quarter of 2007 it will launch two handsets, the Nokia 2630 and Nokia 2760, designed for both business users and consumers.

The Nokia 2630 is 9.9mm thick and includes a camera and Bluetooth technology that enables users to send, share, store and print images. For consumers, the new handset also features an FM radio and offers shortcut keys and access to MP3 ring tones.

For business users, the 2630 provides tools such as e-mail, MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service), calendar functions and a calculator.

The Nokia 2760 also includes a digital camera and Bluetooth technology that enables users to share their photos. The 2760 also adds video recording, video playback and FM radio as well as the ability to send and store SMS (Short Message Service) messages.

"By including a camera and Bluetooth technology, we are enabling entry consumers to share their experiences on the go," Soren Petersen, senior vice president of Mobile Phones for Nokia, based in Espoo, Finland, said in a statement.

The 2760 also combines Bluetooth and GPRS to allow users to access e-mail and Internet, and features a large amount of storage space that enables users to save up to 1,000 contacts.

The two new handsets are expected to be available in the third quarter of 2007. The estimated price for the Nokia 2630 is $115 and Nokia 2760 is $122.

Copyright 2007 by Ziff Davis Media, Distributed by United Press International

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