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Nokia C7 Coming To 3 UK

3 UK has confirmed that the Symbian^3-based C7 smartphone will be available on its network; it is the third mobile phone operator in the UK after O2 and T-Mobile to do so.

The C7 was announced last week during Nokia's World conference in London and is a mainstream smartphone with a 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen (the same as the N8), a 8-megapixel dual LED flash camera and 8GB onboard storage.

As expected, it is socially-aware (Twitter, Facebook, Email etc), has Wi-Fi, supports Web TV, GPS navigation, composite video out and Nokia's new ClearBlack Display.

Sylvia Chind, head of branded devices at Three said, "The Nokia C7 is a great addition to our smartphone range. Our customers know how to make the most of our fast and reliable 3G network. Pairing the Nokia C7 with our network gives our customers the best Symbian 3 experience possible. We’ll be announcing dates and pricing shortly."

The company hasn't confirmed whether the phone would be available soon. The C7 is likely to face the Nokia X6 and the Sony Ericsson Vivaz, both of which will be in the same price range.

Désiré Athow
Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.