Nokia Introduces 6681 Smartphone

The Nokia 6681 imaging smartphone is expected to be available in April 2005 with an estimated, unsubsidized sales price of approximately 450 euros.

A variant of the 3G-optimized Nokia 6680 imaging smartphone, also introduced today, the Nokia 6681 is targeted at users in both GSM and EDGE (Enhanced Data Rate for GSM Evolution) markets. Inaddition to numerous productivity features, such as e-mail, organizer and easy synchronization with compatible PCs, the Nokia 6681 imaging smartphone also offers convenient web browsing and highquality video streaming over EDGE, with data connectivity of up to 236.8 kilobytes per second. Furthermore, similar in functionality but a variant designed for the Americas markets, the Nokia 6682imaging smartphone is expected to be available in the second quarter of 2005.   Featuring an integrated music player and stereo audio output, the Nokia 6681 imaging smartphone incorporates a newmusic player application. A dedicated music icon launches the music player, and the new application provides for easy creation and management of playlists. In addition, when playing music, the usercan directly change tracks, pause, and change the volume using the 5-way directional pad. Music collections can also be easily accessed through the options or back soft keys, and music files canconveniently be transferred via the Nokia PC Suite, or by using the MMC card reader (available in the sales package in selected markets). The Nokia 6681 also supports the mobile music solution foroperators launched by Nokia and Loudeye earlier today.   Nokia 6681   With the integrated Push to talk* functionality, Nokia 6681imaging smartphone users can use the handset like a walkie-talkie at the push of a single dedicated button. Additionally, some mobile games, such as Snake, Card Deck and a new 3D snowboarding game,will be supplied on the Nokia 6681 imaging smartphone’s MMC card. The user experience is also further enhanced by the phone’s display of up to 262,144 colors.   The Nokia 6681 imaging smartphoneis based on Symbian OS and the leading smartphone Series 60 Platform. Measuring 108.4 x 55.2 x 20.5 mm, the Nokia 6681 imaging smartphone weighs 131 grams.