Nokia introduces Series 60 3rd Edition
At 3GSM World Congress in Cannes Nokia announced the 3rd edition of its Series 60 platform. Some of the new features of the third edition, which is built on Symbian OS 9, are:
- New music player, which allows seamless and easy-to-use music downloading with personalized themes and skins
- OMA Digital Rights Management (DRM) support for downloading music over the air as well as for high-security content protection
- USB mass storage for easily transferring files to and from the handsets
- High-quality multimedia rendering
The new version also has improved PIM and email support thanks to redesigned applications as well as synchronization and push email support using both OMA sync standards as well as Exchange Server ActiveSync, which Nokia licensed from Microsoft for both Series 60 and Series 80. The Series 60 3rd Edition is expected to be launched for licensees in the middle of 2005.