Nokia has introduced three unique Smartphones in the mid-range segment, running Symbian Belle; its latest Operating system belonging to the Symbian platform. The USP of these three phones is the NFC technology used in these phones, as these are among the first phones from Nokia to come with NFC in the Indian market. For all those who haven’t heard about NFC before; it is an acronym for Near Field Communication, which is a very short-range radio technology which allows communication between devices when they are very close to each other (typically closer than 4cm). Just tap two phones (NFC enabled) together and the communication starts!
We had a chance to play with the Nokia 701 and it appears to be among the best phones produced by Nokia in the recent past. Equipped with a powerful 1GHz processor and 8GB of internal memorry (additional 32GB expandable using microSD card), the Nokia 701 runs on the Symbian Belle OS. Featuring a 3.5″ ClearBlack display, the 701 offers amazing brightness and contrast; its 8MP EDOF camera is also worth the mention. And to top it all, it is also claimed to be Nokia’s brightest Smartphone ever launched. This smartphone comes with the NFC technology which helps in easy communication and fast transfer of files between two phones. It is priced at Rs. 18,999 in India.
If you are a music lover and are looking to buy an NFC ready Smartphone, look no further! The Nokia 600 is just crafted for you. Coming with the 1 GHz processor, 5MP full focus (EDOF) camera with LED flash and HD video capture, 2GB of internal memory and expandable using a 32GB microSD card; this Smartphone is expected to give 60 hours of music playback time. It also has a built-in FM antenna so that you can listen to music without headphones. Its Nokia’s loudest phone with Sound output at 106 Phons. This phone comes with an MRP tag of Rs. 12,999.
The Nokia 700 is one of the most compact touch monoblock smartphone in the world, with dimensions of 110 x 50.7 x 9.7 mm and weighing only 96gm. Coming with the single-tap NFC sharing and pairing capabilities, a 1Ghz processor, 3.2 inch AMOLED screen ClearBlack display, 2GB of internal memory (expandable option using a maximum of 32GB microSD card for a total of 34GB), HD video capture and 5MP full focus (EDOF) camera with LED flash; its Nokia’s most Eco-Friendly Smartphone manufactured using a lot of eco-friendly materials and giving a long battery life. This Smartphone will cost you Rs. 18,099.
The Nokia 701 which is based on the C7 chassis, is available in the market while the Nokia 600 and 700 will be available starting from the first week of October 2011.
Undertaking a unique marketing strategy, Nokia has partnered with Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming release Ra.One and Nokia Priority Partners are running a unique contest where customers can Tap their NFC based Nokia phones and have a chance to win Ra.One movie tickets to watch the movie one day ahead of its global release. Also, they have a chance to get access to some exclusive Ra.One content.