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Nokia rolling out updates to older Symbian handsets

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Nokia rolling out updates to older Symbian handsets
Symbian Anna, the latest update to Symbian^3, brought a lot of new and improved features including an overhaul to the browser, and some of those are ready to hit older handsets, running versions of the platform prior to Symbian^3. Those include Symbian 3.2 devices like the Nokia E72 and Symbian 5.0 handsets like the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic.

The first major feature coming with the update is Browser v7.3 coming with a clear UI and improved performance. Secondly, 3.2 devices will get Ovi Maps 3 SR4 with indoor positioning through Wi-Fi and travel recommendations, while 5.0 phones will end up with Ovi Maps 3 SR6 bringing public transport lines and check-ins to social networks. Finally, all the phones will get a set of emoticons to spice up messaging. 

The Nokia C6-00 and the Nokia 5230 will be the first to get the update, while for the rest, the update will be pushed gradually during the next few weeks. The list of all supported phones follows below:

Browser v7.3 is on the right
Symbian 3.2
  • Nokia E72
  • Nokia E52
  • Nokia E5
  • Nokia C5-00
  • Nokia 6700 slide

Symbian 5.0
  • Nokia C6-00
  • Nokia C5-03
  • Nokia 5230
  • Nokia 5235
  • Nokia 5250
  • Nokia X6
  • Nokia N97 mini
  • Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
  • Nokia 5530 XpressMusic


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