Nokia C6 Smartphone Launched Offering Slideout QWERTY Keypad and 3G Support

Nokia has introduced in India, ahead of their international launches, its new 3G network ready Nokia C6 SmartPhone, which is a quad-band GSM Phone features 3.2-inch 16-million colors display, full QWERTY slide-out keyboard and comes loaded with Nokia’s free push email service, Nokia Messaging that is capable of aggregating upto 10 email accounts and Ovi Maps along with the Ovi Store applications.

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The quad-band GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz, 3G HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 and EDGE network along with HSCSD (High-Speed Circuit-Switched Data) network ready Nokia C6 smartphone has 360 x 640 pixels, 3.2 inches, 16 Million colours TFT display. The display is capable of handwriting recognition and it sports full QWERTY slide-out keypad.

Its 16:9 widescreen display can be personalized with frequently updated widgets of favorite web services and social networking sites.

The Nokia C6 Smartphone is equipped with 434 MHz Dual ARM 11 Processor and it features Symbian OS v9.4 S60 release 5.0 mobile operating system and is being boasted to be most powerful multi-sensory mobile computer. It also features Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate and Proximity sensor for auto turn off.

Nokia C6 Smartphone sports a mini-computer design and its display is capable of tilting a 35 degree angle when the full QWERTY keyboard glides out, making it easier to see the screen while typing.

Designed for Internet savvy users, the Nokia C6 smartphone comes with a massive 240-MB internal memory along with 128 MB of SDRAM and it supports microSD memory card with up to 16-GB maximum memory storage. The main internal storage memory allows storage of unlimited phone numbers and handset also offers upto 30 days of dialed, received, and missed calls records.

The new Nokia C6 Smartphone also comes preloaded with Wave Secure software – a Symbian S60 release 5 OS unique security application which allows users to not only track their handset in case it is lost or stolen, but also allows wiping clean the data remotely from the device to prevent misuse, allowing remotely locking the device and track SIM card replacement in an event the device is stolen or lost. The Wave Secure application also allows users to create a complete backup for the data in phone via the Internet.

Nokia C6 phone also allows effortless updating to social networks with real-time information, providing users the ability to update their online status and share their social-location in addition to related pictures, videos and other contents.

The Nokia C6 mobilephone features every possible options for data connection including GPRS Class 32 with upto 107 kbps speed connection, HSCDS (High speed Cable Data Service connection), EDGE Class 32 with upto 296kbps speed connection, 3G HSDPA network connection with upto 3.6 Mbps data speed, WiFi 802.11 b/g wireless LAN connection with UPnP technology and wireless Bluetooth v2.0 connection with A2DP.

The wireless Bluetooth v2.0 connection with Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) feature offered by new Nokia C6 smartphone allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free and in full stereo.

The EDGE network connection functionality offered by Nokia C6 Smartphone handset allows ultra fast data transmissions of upto 296 kbps speed, and faster downloads and file transfers, while Bluetooth technology enables communication with other Bluetooth compatible devices and gadgets such as color printers, PDAs and laptops for instant sync-ups, data transfer and print jobs in a flash.

Available in White and Gloss Black colors, the Nokia C6 smartphone is also equipped with standard fast USB v2.0 port (miniUSB port) which is used for both power recharging and PC connectivity for data exchange.

The Nokia C6 mobile phone also supports MMS (Multimedia Message Service) for Multimedia text messaging allowing sounds, pictures, animations and formatted text in SMS message and its integrated image blog features allows sharing photos instantly by directly posting them onto any blog site. The powerful and intuitive active toolbar interface provides a one-touch selection to effortlessly send photos via email, Bluetooth connectivity or MMS, print or upload them onto an Internet community.

Sporting full QWERTY keyboard, the new Nokia C6 mobile phone offers advanced 5.0 Megapixel digital camera having Carl Zeiss optics with maximum resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels and upto 20x digital zoom option. The digital camera also sports integrated flash ( 2 LED system) with automatic on/off feature, geo-tagging, face/smile detection and has autofocus feature.

The supported still image formats includes JPEG, JPEG2000, EXIF 2.2, GIF 87/89, PNG, BMP (W-BMP), MBM, and SVG. A second QVGA resolution camera having 640 x 480 pixels resolution allows video calling.

In addition, Nokia C6 mobilephone allows DVD-like quality video recording in VGA format (640 x 480 pixels) in 30 fps, CIF format in 352 x 288 pixels, QCIF format in 176 x 144 pixels or SubQCIF: 128 x 96 pixels resolution in 15 frames per second (fps). The captured video can also be edited on the mobile phone itself.

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The Nokia C6 mobilephone also sports built-in GPS receiver with integrated Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS) that links to both satellites and local networks for navigation and it comes with pre-installed Nokia Maps v2.0 application and free downloadable maps of over 100 countries. The Nokia Map v2.0 software includes maps of 8 Indian cities with 52 categories of points of interest allowing users access places, travel destinations, bars/cafes/restaurants and hotel locations for local usage. The handset also offers a unique feature viz location tagger that allows users automatically tag location details with pictures (like date and time etc) along with the geographical coordinates data.

Nokia C6 also feature another new Nokia “Point and Find” Service. By using both the phone’s camera and its inbuilt virtual compass and GPS, Point and Find allows users to point the phone at a landmark and immediately receive information about it from the internet.

Nokia C6 handset is PictBridge ready allowing transfer photos directly to compatible printer or kiosk via integrated Bluetooth wireless connection, memory card or directly to PictBridge compliant printer via USB cable. The handset also sports integrated print application which is quick and easy to use requiring no installation.

The new Nokia C6 smartphone also sports integrated Media Player from Real Media which supports most of the popular audio formats including WMA, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, M4A, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, 64 polyphonic MIDI, RealAudio Voice, RealAudio v7, RealAudio v8, and RealAudio v10. The mobilephone also offers 5-channel graphic equalizer with integrated stereo speakers and allows easy transfer of music from compatible PC or notebook PC using Nokia Music Manager software.

Only about 16.8 mm thick Nokia C6 smartphone also features Real Media video player supporting H.263, MPEG-4, H.264 AVC, Real Video format files along with Flash lite v3.1. In addition, the handset also features FM Tuner with Visual radio.

Weighing just 150 gms, the Nokia C6 comes with MS document viewer supporting Microsoft Document Viewers for MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint. In addition, the smartphone also allows Photo Editor, Video Editor and PDF viewer software.

Since Nokia C6 phone is based on Symbian OS S60 software, it allows users to personalise the phone with a variety of add-on third part free and paid applications to suit their needs.

Some other features of Nokia C6 smartphone includesEmail, Push Email, Instant Messenger offering Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, Windows Live messenger services, 3.5 mm audio outpur port, voice command and dialing, voice memo recording, built-in Image viewer with picture editing software, built-in handsfree Speakerphone, full screen HTML Browser, WAP v2.0 with xHTML browser, Java MIDP 2.1 support, picture caller ID, applications such as calendar, currency converter, alarm clock, auto keypad lock, stop watch, Java 2.0, Push Real-time Email, supports POP3, IMAP, and SMTP protocols and preloaded polyphonic ringtones with ringtone composing application.

Nokia C6 smartphone is equipped with 1200 mAh (BL-4J) Standard battery, which can provide upto 380 hours of stand-by time on 2G and upto 7 hours of talk time on 2G network.

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Nokia C6 Smartphone Featrues

  • Quad-band GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 3G HSDPA 1900, 2100, 900 MHz
  • Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
  • Proximity sensor for auto turn off
  • 360 x 640 pixels, 3.2-inch, 16 Million Colours TFT display
  • Dual ARM 11 CPU, 434 MHz
  • Symbian Mobile OS v9.4, S60 rel. 5.0
  • Full QWERTY Keyboard
  • handwriting Recognition, Touchscreen
  • 240-MB internal shared internal memory
  • microSD Memory Card Support, Hot-swapable, Upto 16-GB
  • Unlimited entries phonebook, Photo ID call, upto 30 days received, dialed and missed call record
  • Ringtones – Polyphonic 64 channels, MP3, and AAC
  • 5.0 Megapixels digital camera, 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution, Carl Zeiss Optics, autofocus, 20X digital zoom, LED flash, Geo-tagging, smile detection
  • Video recording, VGA format: 640 x 480 pixels at 30fps
  • Secondary QVGA resolution camera for videocalling
  • Media Player, Supporting MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA and MPEG4 file formats
  • FM Stereo Radio with RDS
  • GPRS Class 32, 107 kbps
  • EDGE Class 32, 296 kbps
  • HSCSD
  • 3G, HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN connection
  • Bluetooth v2.0 + A2DP
  • USB v2.0 microUSB port
  • JAVA MIDP 2.1
  • SMS, MMS, Email, IM, Nokia’s new Push Email
  • Ringtones – Polyphonic (64 channels), True Tones, MP3
  • Built-in GPS Receiver, Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS), Nokia Maps 2.0,
  • Digital Compass
  • 3.5mm Audio output port
  • Java MIDP 2.1 Downlodable
  • Push Real-time Email (POP3, IMAP, and SMTP)
  • Real Player, Supports MPEG4, H264, H263, RealVideo and Flash 3 video file formats
  • Microsoft Document Viewers for Word, Excel and Powerpoint, Photo Editor, Video Editor
  • Built-in handsfree Speakerphone
  • WAP v2.0, xHTML Browser
  • Voice Memo, Voice Command / Dialing
  • Li-ion 1300 mAh (BL-4J) Standard battery
    Stand-by: 380 hrs (2G)
    Talk time: 7.0 (2G)
  • Dimension: 113 x 53 x 16.8 mm
  • Weight: 150 gms

Price and Availability

3G network ready Nokia C6 Smartphone would be available in India in second week of September 2010 for estimated price of Rs. 13,250 with one year warranty.

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