's been focusing pretty intently on the high-end, smartphone
market with its most recent offerings. Between the Maemo 5-powered N900
and the X6, it's easy to tell that the company is striving to stay
relevant in a market that's being increasingly dominated by HTC
. But that said, Nokia still has quite a few customers on lower
tiers, so it makes sense to see a new pair of mid-range handsets for
those not quite ready to take the plunge on a smartphone (particularly
in markets outside of the US).
Both of these fashionable sliders sport 3G modules, and both of 'em are
certainly made for those who place a high value on design. Both the
Nokia 6700 slide and Nokia 7230 are available in a variety of colors,
and both are expected to become available in the first quarter of 2010,
retail prices before taxes and subsidies are anticipated to be EUR 160
for the Nokia 6700 slide, and EUR 100 for the Nokia 7230. Who knows if
they'll ever come to the US, but there's always the import trick if you
just have to have one.
Nokia 6700 slide - Capture and share quickly and easily
a choice of six fresh and vivid colors - pink, red, petrol blue,
aluminum, lime and purple - this slimline slider is sure to turn heads.
Its compact size, modern design and aluminum finish feels great in the
hand, and fits perfectly even in the smallest pocket or bag.
smart capabilities of the Nokia 6700 slide are beautifully easy to use:
The 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics is perfect for capturing
and sharing moments as they happen. Favorite images can be edited on
the go and uploaded to the web directly from the camera menu. The
device's high speed 3G connectivity ensures your favorite communities
are always as close as your Nokia 6700 slide.
Nokia 7230 - Share in style
connected has never looked so good. The Nokia 7230's compact slide
design, colorful looks and solid set of features are a package that
offers great value for money.
special moments and joy with friends and family is effortless, thanks
to the 3.2 megapixel camera, large 2.4" display and fast 3G
connectivity. With the Nokia 7230 in your pocket, you also have quick
access to email, instant messaging and social networks on the go, and
the subtle illumination indicates if you have missed calls or messages
from your friends.