Nokia Connection 2006, Singapore - Today, during its annual Nokia Connection event in Singapore, Nokia broadened its industry-leading mid-range portfolio with the introduction of two new GSM handsets, including Nokia's most affordable 3G handset to date, the Nokia 6151. The classically designed Nokia 6151 phone offers 3G performance in a sleek and compact package, while the Nokia 6080 phone presents an elegantly designed and attractively priced camera phone with an easy-to-use feature set. The Nokia 6151 is expected to begin shipping in the third quarter of 2006 and is expected to retail for approximately EUR240 before applicable taxes or subsidies. The Nokia 6080 is expected to begin shipping in the fourth quarter of 2006, and is expected to retail for approximately EUR180 before taxes or subsidies. The Nokia 1110i, the latest addition to range of phones aimed at first time users, is expected to retail for approximately EUR45, before subsidies or taxes.
"With more than 100 operators offering 3G services in the world today, consumers around the globe are now realizing the many benefits that 3G offers, ranging from faster browsing, streaming and email to music downloads and multiplayer games," said Kai Öistämö, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Phones, Nokia. "Its sleek design and affordable pricing makes the Nokia 6151 a very attractive 3G handset. Models like the Nokia 6151 are certain to make 3G services even more accessible to a broader range of consumers."
The Nokia 6151 introduces the benefits of 3G to consumers - such as streaming multimedia audio and video content, or downloading of their favourite music or video - at traditional GSM prices. The classically designed, compact handset offers a comprehensive range of features, combining Nokia's easy to use Series 40 user interface with modern day essentials like a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth connectivity and music player with micro SD memory card support. With the Nokia 6151, access to 3G services and applications is made easy and intuitive.
Features of the Nokia 6151 include
- 1.3 megapixel camera with dedicated camera key, 4x zoom, landscape mode and video recorder
- 30MB user memory, which can be expanded with optional microSD memory card
- Music player, stereo FM radio and Visual Radio
- Bluetooth wireless technology
- Push to talk
Weighing 98 grams, the Nokia 6151 has a talk time of up to 4.5 hours on GSM networks (up to 3.5 hours of talk time via WCDMA) and a standby time of up to 10 days. The new 3G handset will be available in a fresh colour selection including black, pearl white, orange, light blue and lime green colour variants. The Nokia 6151 operates in WCDMA 2100 and GSM/EDGE 900/1800/1900 networks, and will be available in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Nokia 6080: Camera phone in black, silver and gold colours
The triband Nokia 6080 presents a stylish and compact camera phone at an affordable price point, and is primarily targeted to consumers in Asia. In an elegant black design, highlighted with silver or gold colour accents, this camera phone combines camera and video recorder capabilities with a stereo FM radio. The large colour display and illuminated keypad layout, combined with the intuitive and well-known Nokia Series 40 user interface, make the Nokia 6080 an easy-to-use companion for daily life.
For fun and entertainment, the Nokia 6080 features a stereo FM radio and MP3 ring tones, complemented by a stereo headset included in the sales package. Adding a touch of personal style, the phone can be personalized with wallpapers, themes and even a Sudoku game, especially designed for the Nokia 6080. The elegant new handset also features a blinking light effect to indicate a missed call or a received message.
To stay in touch with family and friends, the Nokia 6080 offers comprehensive functions for easy messaging and voice communication, including MMS, Nokia Xpress audio messaging, email and push to talk. Browsing for news and uploading images and videos is convenient with the phone's XHTML browser and fast data connections through EDGE. Weighing 91 grams, the Nokia 6080 offers a talk time of up to 3.5 hours and a standby time of up to 12 days, and will be available in stylish black, gold and silver colour variants.
Nokia 1110i: latest addition to range of phones aimed at first time users
Nokia 1110i emphasizes ease-of-use, reliability and affordability and the intuitive, black and white user interface makes full use of graphical icons and large font sizes. The Nokia 1110i also has a number of cost management features, including support for the Nokia Prepaid Tracker to help people monitor their phone usage, as well as other technological features which reduce the total cost of mobile ownership for consumers. Weighing 80 grams, the Nokia 1110i has a talk time of up to over 5 hours and a standby time of up to 15 days.