Along with the Nokia 700, the Finnish handset maker also announced the Nokia 701. Like the 700, the Nokia 701 also runs on the latest version of Symbian, Belle.
Nokia states that the 701 features the brightest display in the world. The 701 sports a 3.5-inch IPS-LCD with CBD technology. It is protected by the renowned Coring’s Gorilla Glass. The display has a disappointing nHD (360×640) resolution, like all other Symbian^3 devices. Under the hood, the Nokia 701 is powered by a 1GHz processor and packs a new faster GPU. According to Nokia, this GPU is up to four times faster than the GPU found in the current generation of Nokia’s Symbian handsets.
The handset features a pentaband radio, Wi-Fi, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth, FM Radio, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC and a microSD card slot along with 8GB of internal memory. The usual arrays of sensor are also present.
The back of the 701 sports an 8MP EDoF camera, with dual-LED flash. There is also a front-facing video camera for video calling. Like the Nokia 700, the 701 will be available sometime in Q3 of 2011. The handset will be available in a variety of colors including steel dark, silver light, amethyst violet, and white.
The Nokia 701 will cost EUR290 excluding taxes and subsidies.