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Nokia 700, Nokia 701 and Nokia 600 Announced by Nokia Malaysia

The Nokia 700, Nokia 701 and Nokia 600 has been announced by Nokia Malaysia. Nokia 700 will be priced at RM1025, Nokia 701 at RM1130 and Nokia 600 has a retail price of RM740.

All 3 devices run the latest Symbian Belle operating system and supports Near Field Communications(NFC).

Nokia 700 aka Zeta: Nokia’s smallest smartphone

At only 50 cubic centimetres, and weighing  96g, the Nokia 700 is a compact Symbian smartphone. It packs a 1Ghz processor(ARM 1136JF-S ), a small little smartphone ready for big things.

Targeted to female users, this smartphone has 3.2 inch AMOLED screen with ClearBlack display, 2GB of internal memory (with the option of using a 32GB microSD card for a total of 34GB), HD video capture and 5MP full-focus camera with LED flash.

Specifications of the Nokia 700:

  • General: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100 MHz, HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
  • Form factor: Touchscreen bar
  • Dimensions: 110 x 50.7 x 9.7 mm, 50 cc; 96 g
  • Display: 3.2-inch 16M-color nHD (360 x 640 pixels; ~229 ppi pixel density) AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Nokia ClearBlack technology
  • Memory: 2 GB storage memory, hot-swappable microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
  • OS: Symbian Belle OS
  • CPU: 1GHz processor
  • Camera: 5 megapixel fixed focus camera with [email protected] video recording, geotagging
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, stereo Bluetooth v3.0, microUSB port, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS receiver with A-GPS, NFC
  • Others: Accelerometer, proximity sensor, Stereo FM radio with RDS, Flash lite 4.0
  • Battery: 1080 mAh Li-Ion battery

Nokia 701 aka Helen: Nokia’s brightest smartphone

The Nokia 701 has a similar design of the C7. It utilizes a 3.5-inch ClearBlack LED-backlit IPS TFT nHD screen, a 1GHz processor(ARM 1136JF-S ), an 8 megapixel fixed-focus snapper with dual-LED flash and 720p video recording, a front-facing video-call camera, active noise cancellation, 8 GB internal memory expandable via a microSD card slot up up to 40GB and provides single-tap NFC pairing and sharing capabilities, allowing content to be shared and sound to be streamed wirelessly to headphones and NFC-enabled speakers.

Specifications of the Nokia 701:

  • General: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100 MHz, HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
  • Form factor: Touchscreen bar
  • Dimensions: 115.5 x 59 x 10.5 mm, 87 cc; 133 g
  • Display: 3.5″ 16M-color nHD ClearBlack TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen; 1,000 nits of brightness
  • Memory: 8GB of storage, 1GB ROM, microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
  • OS: Symbian Belle OS
  • CPU: 1GHz processor; 512 MB RAM
  • Camera: 8 megapixel fixed-focus camera with dual-LED flash, geotagging
  • Video recording: 720p video recording @ 30fps (stereo sound)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, microUSB port with USB on-the-go, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS receiver with A-GPS
  • Others: NFC support, accelerometer, Stereo FM radio with RDS, FM radio transmitter, proximity sensor, TV-Out (SD)
  • Battery: 1300 mAh Li-Ion battery; up to 17 hours talk time (!!) and up to 3 days of music playback

Nokia 600 aka Cindy: Nokia’s loudest smartphone

The Nokia 600 is the cheapest of the trio and the loudest phone from Nokia so far at 106 Phons. It has a built-in FM radio antenna (for listening to radio without headphones) and FM transmitter (making it possible to broadcast music from your phone to any FM radio).

Targeted to youths, the phone has a standard 3.2-inch capacitive TFT touchscreen with nHD resolution (360 x 640 pixels), a 1GHz processor(ARM 1136JF-S ), a 5 megapixel fixed-focus camera with LED flash and 720p video recording, 2GB internal storage and a microSD card slot with 2GB card pre-installed.

The Nokia 600 might be the cheapest but it is the richest one when it comes to connectivity. There is everything in this phone – penta-band 3G with HSPA (14Mbps HSDPA and 5.7Mbps HSUPA), quad-band GSM support, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC capabilities, Wi-Fi b/g, GPS with A-GPS, FM radio and transmitter with internal FM radio antenna and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Video of Symbian Belle:

The Nokia 700 and Nokia 701 will be available in Malaysia next coming weeks while the Nokia 600 will be available in Q4, 2011.

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