Nokia unveils first GSM/EDGE phone

Nokia unveils first GSM/EDGE phone
Nokia announced the Nokia 6200 tri-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/1800/1900MHz) phone, the world's first 3GPP compliant EDGE (Enhanced Data-Rates for GSM Evolution) handset. The Nokia 6200 phone also represents the first mobile phone to support GSM 850, 1800 and 1900 frequency bands. Deliveries for operator controlled live network tests of the Nokia 6200 handset will begin in Q4 2002. Commercial availability for first customers is expected to begin Q1 2003. The Nokia 6200 phone boasts a large, high resolution color display optimized for image display and XHTML browsing, features predictive text input and an ergonomically designed keyboard with large buttons, and supports MMS for sending and receiving messages containing text and pictures, polyphonic MIDI ring tones, the integrated stereo FM radio, and voice recordings. The Nokia 6200 also supports Java technology enabling users to download personalized content and applications of their choice, whether it is for entertainment, lifestyle management, or travel, for example. The Nokia 6200 phone also features an enhancement connector designed to support advanced functionalities such as digital accessory identification, stereo audio or fast data connectivity. The addition of the optional Nokia Camera Headset lets you capture and share images with a simple click and send. Features: - Java - IRDA - Polyphonic MIDI ringtones - Four way scroll for faster navigation - Multiple numbers and addresses per name - Voice memo, recording, dial and commands - 780 mAh Li-Ion battery with up to 8 days standby time and up to 4 hours of talk time - SMS (short message service), and MMS (multimedia message service) - Integrated hands free speaker for ringing, game tones and phone calls
- XHTML WAP support - MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) Ringing Tones Source:


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