From Nokia’s press release:
Surrounded by the bright lights and fast pace of Times Square in New York, Nokia today unveiled the new Nokia 6620 imaging phone, the first smartphone for the Americas market optimized foruse on new high-speed EDGE networks. The Nokia 6620 imaging phone employs a 65,000 color TFT screen for viewing still images and video clips captured by the integrated VGA camera and real-time videostreaming over the EDGE network using the built-in RealOne mobile player. While taking pictures, users have the ability to use the 2X digital zoom and a self-timer feature to allow everyone to beincluded in the fun, while the extended memory enables the saving of hundreds or even thousands of images. The powerful Symbian OS-based Series 60 platform allows for the creation of richerapplications including business and productivity tools such as mobile e-mail, over-the air synchronization of PDA data, a fully integrated Internet browser (HTML 4.01, XHTML/CSS and WML), and a wideselection of third-party applications. The Nokia 6620 imaging phone (GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/1900/1800 MHz) is expected to be available during the second quarter of 2004. A wide range of the newestmultimedia features give Nokia 6620 imaging phone owners a multitude of ways to capture, share and enjoy content. Multimedia messages come to life with the use of SMIL (Synchronized MultimediaIntegration Language) technology. SMIL technology allows images, sounds and text to be built into a single MMS, and then received in exactly the order intended by the sender. An integrated imageuploader allows pictures to be sent directly to Internet-based photo services, where images can be stored, sorted, shared, and made into prints. Additionally, images can easily be printed at homewith the use of a compatible Bluetooth enabled printer. The Nokia 6620 imaging phone also supports innovative Nokia enhancements including the Nokia Image Viewer, for sharing pictures and slideshowson a television, and the Nokia Picture Frame, for stand-alone storing and displaying of favorite images. The high-speed capability of EDGE technology enables the Nokia 6620 imaging phone todeliver real-time video streaming directly to the palm of users’ hands. The built in RealOne mobile player can access the large existing base of Real formatted video content and new 3GPP contentdesigned specifically for mobile devices. By supporting both types of files, the Nokia 6620 imaging phone can deliver compelling content today such as sports, news, finance and entertainment contenttoday, and also be ready to access future mobile content. In addition, the powerful combination of EDGE and the full Internet browser within the Nokia 6620 offers users efficient access to virtuallyall online content over a high-speed network. “The Nokia 6620 imaging phone offers the latest in technology for both business and personal use, and in a surprisingly compact and easy-to-usepackage that weighs less than 4 and a half ounces,” said Randy Roberts, director of imaging devices for Nokia. “By delivering a tool that can quickly access content ranging from streaming video andstereo MP3 music to e-mail and corporate intranet files, we are offering users the ability to manage and control how they use the mobility afforded by wireless technology.” Along with itsmultimedia capability, the Nokia 6620 imaging phone also has the power to serve as an effective mobile business tool. Built on the Series 60 platform, the Nokia 6620 imaging phone supports a numberof business-focused applications allowing companies to securely mobilize data and their workforces. For organization, the Nokia 6620 imaging phone has PDA functionality that can be synchronized overthe air or directly to a PC using cable, infrared or Bluetooth connectivity. Between the on-board memory and the included MMC memory card, the Nokia 6620 imaging phone has over 40MB of memory in itsstandard configuration. E-mail and instant messaging clients support efficient text communication, while presence functionality allows users to communicate their current availability to associates.The Nokia 6620 imaging phone can also support VPN clients for access behind corporate firewalls, improving access to corporate online information sources such as intranet sites.
With a wide selection of business applications designed for Series 60-based devices, business users also have the option to customize their Nokia 6620 imaging phones with the applications theyrequire to make being on the road easier and more productive. Some applications already on the market include word processing, expense reporting, document management and travel-related softwarepackages. Additionally, the EDGE capability of the Nokia 6620 imaging phone allows these applications to be more quickly downloaded than ever before.