Nokia 2600

Nokia 2600At the annual Nokia Connection conference, held simultaneously in Singapore and Helsinki, Nokia today expanded its entry level portfolio with the announcement of two new phones for this consumer segment. The Nokia 2650 brings a fold-phone form factor to the entry level segment whilst the Nokia 2600 offers classic styling with an enriched feature set. Both models target consumers in new growth markets and are expected to be commercially available during the third quarter of 2004. "Nokia remains committed to expanding the mobile market by introducing affordable, feature-rich phones and innovative solutions to meet the mobile communication needs of consumers in growth markets," said Juha Pinomaa, Vice President, Entry Business Line, Mobile Phones, Nokia. "With the announcement of our two new products today, we are expanding our entry level portfolio to provide consumers with a wider range of phones within this consumer segment. Though different in styling and form factor, both the Nokia 2650 and the Nokia 2600 offer strong features and excellent affordability and will have strong appeal in this market segment. We also believe there is a healthy market for these products in mature mobile markets."

To enable more affordable connectivity and drive mobile growth globally, Nokia continues to work closely with operators in key markets to lower the total cost of ownership and creating solutions for profitable voice and value-added terminal mobile services and applications.

The Nokia 2600
The Nokia 2600 (EGSM900/1800 or GSM850/1900) phone brings a color display, polyphonic ring tones (built-in MIDI) and rich mobile features to Nokia's entry level portfolio. It is a stylish, entry-level mobile phone that offers an optimized range of personal productivity features, affordability and an easy-to-use interface.  With its Spreadsheet feature, contact database and calendar, the Nokia 2600 brings useful phone features to professionals in new growth markets. The selectable color themes and polyphonic ring tones (built-in MIDI) enable greater customization making the Nokia 2600 an excellent choice for first-time and current users of voice-centric mobile phones with monochrome display intending to upgrade.

The Spreadsheet feature in the Nokia 2600 enables cost monitoring while on the move. The Nokia 2600 also comes with an enhanced calendar which is useful for managing business appointments as well as personal time management. Reminders can be created to boost professional effectiveness. Business contacts can also be effortlessly managed and sent via SMS, making the exchange of contact information quick and easy. For greater personalization, polyphonic ring tones can be specifically assigned to individual contacts or groups. The Nokia 2600 also supports pre-installed games for personal enjoyment.

Weighing 94,5 grams, the Nokia 2600 has a talk time of up to 3,5 hours and a standby time of up to 250 hours. The Nokia 2600 will come in Tin Gray, Iron Blue, Lime Tree Green, Pearl White, and Silver Rose, depending on region.

                                         

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