Nokia Launches The QWERTY X2-01 | Nokia C2-01 To Follow In The New Year

Nokia has announced the launch of two new low end smartphones in the form of the Nokia X2 (X2-01) and the Nokia C2 (C2-01). The X2-01 will be available for around £70.00 GBP and the C2-01 for around £60.00 GBP, before taxes and subsidies. Hit the jump to find out more.

 

The Nokia X2 (X2-01) is designed for social networking and fast communications and comes with a 2.4″ screen and a VGA camera, however there is no WiFi support. With a full QWERTY keypad and the new Communities app pre-installed, updating your status has never been easier. The X2-01 also brings with it the usual Xseries swagger – one click access to music, FM Radio and the Ovi Music service, which for some regions will offer unlimited access to free music.

The Nokia X2 (X2-01) will be available this Quarter (Q4 2010) for around £70.00 GBP before taxes and subsidies.

 

The Nokia C2 (C2-01) is a classic feature phone and sports a 3.2 megapixel camera, a 2″ screen and will come with the Ovi Life Tools service in select markets. The C2-01also brings faster 3G data and can handle memory cards up to 16GB. Unlike the original Nokia C2, this is not a dual SIM device.

The Nokia C2 (C2-01) will be available in the new year (Q1 2011) for around £60.00 GBP before taxes and subsidies.

Lady Geek TV Episode 8 | Quick Office Premier

In this episode of LadyGeekTV, the lady geeks take their business mobile, and get organised on the go with Quick Office Premier. Read, review and edit your work on the go. Check out episode 8 after the break.

Quick Office Premier is currently available for £6.00 GBP at the Ovi Store and is compatible with most Symbian S60v3, S60v5 and Symbian^3 devices.

All Nokia Phones With A Glass Display To Feature Gorilla Glass

Earlier today three of Nokia’s leading designers hosted a Q&A session via Twitter, with special reference to the Nokia C7 and Nokia C6-01. During this Q&A, Nokia’s Senior Design Manager for Smartphones tweeted that all Nokia phones with a glass display are Gorilla Glass. Hit the jump to find out more.

According to Niilo Alfthan, at Nokia, “All Nokia phones with glass displays are Gorilla Glass. But again, we select materials for the story we want to communicate.” Gorilla Glass is is an environmentally friendly alkali-aluminosilicate thin sheet glass designed specifically to function as a protective cover glass for high-end display devices such as notebook PCs, televisions and mobile phones. Gorilla glass is better able to survive the real-world events that most commonly cause glass failure. Check out the video demo below of just how strong Gorilla Glass can be.

Tron Legacy Trailer Featuring The Nokia N8

Nokia recently unveiled a world exclusive trailer of the new Tron: Legacy movie featuring the Nokia N8. Around the 00:50 mark, you’ll see the Nokia N8 acting as the access key which unlocks the Tron Universe in the movie. Hit the jump to view the trailer.

Nokia Designers To Host Twitter Q&A

On Tuesday 30 November 2010 between 9-10am GMT, three of Nokia’s leading designers are hosting a Q&A session via Twitter, with special reference to the Nokia C7 and Nokia C6-01. Hit the jump to find out who will be there and what will be discussed.

Nokia’s Senior Design Manager for Smartphones Niilo Alfthan will be joined by Tomas Ivaškevičius, Lead Designer of the Nokia C7 and Iain Pottie, Senior Industrial Design Manager for Smartphones. The designers will answer your questions and talk openly about their views on the current state of the mobile design, how it impacts smartphones, the industry and consumers. The designers have all the insights when it comes to the design of the Nokia C7 and Nokia C6-01 so make sure you don’t miss out on this prestigious opportunity.