Following the recent launch of the Nokia X3 Touch and Type, Nokia unveiled its second touch and type phone: the Nokia C3 Touch and Type, which combines of a touch screen and traditional phone keypad. This affordable Series 40 phone also features a full stainless steel chassis, 3G, WLAN, a 5 megapixel camera with flash, a music player, FM radio and it supports up to a 32GB memory card. The phone has fast access to messaging and email plus applications and games from the Ovi Store. Priced at approximately EUR 145, excluding taxes and subsidies, it is expected to be available in Q4 of this year. Here is more info:
Nokia announced the Nokia C3 at Nokia World as a part of a strategy to connect the "next billion" people to the Internet. Nokia is responding to higher demand on a number of fronts delivering to the needs of people in growth markets, including the integration of Ovi services. In addition, Nokia provides wide-scale business opportunities for third-party Series 40 developers.
Ovi Store on Series 40 With hundreds of millions of Series 40 devices in use today, Ovi Store provides easy discovery and access to apps as well as high-volume business opportunities for developers. With Series 40 as the world's largest mobile platform, Nokia believes there is plenty of opportunity for third parties to develop locally relevant apps and achieve volumes. Nokia recently extended its reach launching a fully commercial Ovi Store in China.
Enabling emerging market consumers' journey into services Ovi Life Tools and Nokia Money are among the best examples of catering to the needs of emerging markets. They are positively impacting consumers' lives by providing access to the Internet for education, entertainment, health, business improvement and self improvement.
Today Ovi Life Tools is available in India, Indonesia and China, and now has more than 4.7 million users.