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Phone News: Nokia Announces the Nokia 2600 classic and the Nokia 1209 Entry Phones
      #29481 - 01/22/08 03:18 PM

Today, Nokia unveiled the Nokia 2600 classic and the Nokia 1209, two mobile handsets that offer useful features, range of colors or exchangeable covers for consumers in emerging markets. Here is more info:

"Nokia 2600 classic, which will retail for approximately 65 euros before applicable taxes or subsidies, has begun shipping, ramping up in all key markets during the first quarter of 2008. Nokia 1209 will become available globally during the second quarter of 2008 and will retail for approximately 35 euros before applicable taxes or subsidies.

The highlight of today's announcement is the Nokia 2600 classic which allows consumers to customize their phone with colourful, fully changeable Xpress-on covers and MP3 ring tones. The cheerful Nokia 2600 classic also features a number of entertainment features, including an FM radio and a VGA camera.

The Nokia 2600 classic specs:

System: Dual band EGSM 900/1800 and GSM 850/1900
User Interface: Series 40
Dimensions: 109.6 x 46.7 x 12 mm
Volume: 63.5cc
Weight: 73.2 g
Battery: 870 mAh Li-Polymer
Standby: 580 h
Talk: 6 h

Camera Resolution: VGA
Data Services: EDGE, GPRS
Market Introduction: Q1 2008
Color: Midnight Blue, Sunset Orange, Sandy Gold, Sky Blue

The second model introduced today, the Nokia 1209, offers additional cost management features to make phone sharing easy and convenient. Innovations include the pre-paid tracker, a cost-tracking application, and the multiple phonebook - which allows up to five people to store personal contact lists of up to two hundred numbers on a single phone. Designed for first time buyers, the Nokia 1209 incorporates Nokia's intuitive user interface, dust resistance, and offers up to 80 languages. The Nokia 1209 also has a one-piece key mat for durability and reliability.

The Nokia 1209 Specs:

System: Dual band EGSM 900/1800
User Interface: Series 30
Dimensions: 102 x 44.1 x 117.5 mm
Volume: 70.5cc
Weight: 78.95 g
Battery: Nokia Battery BL-5CA
Standby: 365 h
Talk: 7 h

Market Introduction: Q1 2008
Color: Midnight Blue, Shell Gray

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