Nokia Begins Shipping Two New Smartphones

Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia announced that the company has begun shipping Symbian Anna-based E6 and X7 smartphones.

In a post on the Nokia Conversations blog, the company said that the X7, which comes with a large 4-inch touch screen, will be available in Europe, Eurasia, China, India and other Asia/Pacific countries.

The E6 on the other hand, which comes with both Qwerty keyboard and touch screen, will be available in Europe, Eurasia, Asia/Pacific, as well as the Middle East and Africa.

The Symbian Anna update, the first major update after Nokia announced its partnership with Microsoft, will come with a new web browser for a faster web browsing experience. The update also brings a portrait Qwerty keyboard and split screen text input along with an enhanced version of Nokia’s Ovi Maps.

The Nokia X7 will come with a 4-inch screen, 8MP camera with HD video recording and 8GB flash memory. The Nokia E6, apart from the touch-Qwerty combination, will come with direct access to Microsoft business solutions including Mail for Exchange, Microsoft Communicator Mobile and Microsoft SharePoint.

The devices will arrive sometime in June with 3 UK listing them on its coming soon list.