Nokia has introduced three new 3G enabled mobile phones in India - E52, 6700 Slide and 7230. All these handsets were announced in November 2009 but are being introduced now, reported Fonearena. These phones are compatible with the UMTS/3G networks and will have a social networking flavor in them. Both Nokia 6700 and 7230 are slider phones while E52 has a candy bar form factor.
Nokia E52 would be available in India for about Rs. 12,400 and might be offered in four colors options.
This phone comes with Symbian S60 9.3 third edition with feature pack 2. With 60MB internal memory, this phone can hold up to 16GB usable to store music and video. Nokia has also added FM radio and the music playtime of this phone is claimed to be 29 hours but offers 2.5mm audio port unfortunately. This 6700 Slide has 5-way navigational D-pad like key in the centre. These multimedia features may attract many but this phone offers talk-time of 4 hours in GSM mode and 3 hours in 3G mode.
Nokia will sell 6700 Slide for Rs. 11,500 approx. in India and would be available in six colors.
Third in line is the Nokia 7230 which is a 3G enabled smartphone that runs Symbian S40 OS comes with 3.2-megapixel camera capable of recording video at 15 frames per second. Offering 3.5mm audio port, the 7230 has Stereo FM built-in. Nokia offers 2GB microSD card free with this phone as it has 45MB of internal memory and capable of holding up to 16GB microSD card. It offers up to 5 hours talk time on 2G and 3 hours of talk time on 3G networks.
Nokia 7230 would be available in India for about Rs. 7,000 with options for Graphite and Hot Pink colors.
All three phones are 3G-enabled and fall in mid-range price bracket.