Nokia recently announced the new Nokia 701 smartphone at an event in Mumbai, India. It is the company’s first handset, which runs on the latest Symbian Belle Operating System. Last week, we already posted that Nokia 701 is unofficially available for purchase at online retailers such as Indiaplaza. Now, the company has officially released the device for its loyal customers in India.
The Indian smartphone market is growing at an exponential rate. Consumers today are looking for differentiators that go beyond multi-tasking and processor speed. With our latest range of smartphones on Symbian Belle, we are introducing a path-breaking technology in the form of Just Tap’ with NFC,” said D Shivakumar, managing director, Nokia India.
Nokia 701 features a 3.5-inch IPS-LCD display with 360 x 640 pixels resolution, 1 GHz processor, Symbian Belle OS, 8 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash, HD (720p) video recording capabilities, VGA front-facing camera for video calls, Bluetooth 3.0 with EDR, microUSB and more.
Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, stereo FM radio with RDS, GPS with A-GPS, 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 512 MB RAM, 1 GB ROM, 8 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, up to 71 hrs music playback time, up to 504 hrs stand-by time, up to 6hrs 45min talk-time and a 1300 mAh battery.
Nokia 701 comes with a price-tag of Rs.18,999 (approx.$390) in India. This handset is available in different 2 colors Silver Light and Steel Dark. You can get this device at your nearest retailer or any Nokia Priority stores in India.
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