Want a sleek RAZR-like Nokia S60 device for just $70?

Want a sleek RAZR-like Nokia S60 device for just $70?

Summary: My first S60 phone was the Nokia 3650 and it was a device that served primarily as a phone. I don't think many people who owned the device even knew how powerful of a mobile operating system it was and all of the functions they could perform. I know I focus on the higher end smartphone for my personal usage, but there are many more people out there that just want a phone primarily for making and receiving calls. AT&T and Nokia announced the release of a device, the Nokia 6650, that is primarily a solid mobile phone, but also has the backing of S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 so it can do a whole lot more if you want it to.

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Want a sleek RAZR-like Nokia S60 device for just $70?My first S60 phone was the Nokia 3650 and it was a device that served primarily as a phone. I don't think many people who owned the device even knew how powerful of a mobile operating system it was and all of the functions they could perform. I know I focus on the higher end smartphone for my personal usage, but there are many more people out there that just want a phone primarily for making and receiving calls.

AT&T and Nokia announced the release of a device, the Nokia 6650, that is primarily a solid mobile phone, but also has the backing of S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 so it can do a whole lot more if you want it to. The 6650 is a very slim clamshell, these are popular in the US, phone that also has a 2 megapixel camera, Bluetooth with A2DP support, aGPS capability, microSD card slot, and a 3.5mm headset jack.

Even though it has all of these media features, if you look at the device your first thought would be that it is a RAZR-like mobile phone with a brushed metal exterior. Underneath the exterior is where it packs quite a bit, including support for AT&T's 3G network and AT&T Navigator, AT&T Video Share, and AT&T Mobile Music. The device will be available tomorrow, 14 November, for only US$69.99 with a two year service agreement and US$50 mail-in rebate.

Thanks to Phone Scoop for the heads-up on this release.

Andrew posted about another Nokia device that has a SureType-like keyboard in this RAZR-like form factor so it looks like consumers that want a phone first rather than a high end smartphone may have a few good choices soon.

Topics: AT&T, Hardware, Mobility, Nokia, Smartphones, Telcos

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  • What phone would you recommend

    I am hard of hearing. If I wear my hearing aid, I can't use a phone because the radio inteference buzzing makes it impossible to hear. I can hear if the volume is high enoug but have not found a phone that works. I am looking for a fairly cheap phone only that is compatible with my hearing problems. I don't want and am not interested in all the bells and whistles. The phone part is the only thing that is vital.
    rhomp20029
    • hearing aid mobile

      hi see this link http://press.nokia.com/PR/199804/776663_5.html for details of a loop from Nokia to use with a hearing aid I can not say if it works but assume as it is Nokia it would
      See http://www.1800mobiles.com/loopforheara.html at $59.95

      Compatible with the following Nokia cell phones: 3285 5120 5125 5160 5165 5185 5190 6120 6160 6161 6162 6190 6340 6360 6370 6385 7160 7190 8290

      there is also a LPS3 for Nokia 3210, 8210, 8250 & 8850

      I do not work for Nokia Just found out this info for you
      Best regards
      Mickie
      mickie564
      • hearing aid mobile

        hi there is also a LPS3 for Nokia 3210, 8210, 8250 & 8850
        Regards
        Mickie
        mickie564
  • RE: Want a sleek RAZR-like Nokia S60 device for just $70?

    RAZR really kick! sad moto is falling.. they dont know how to do business??
    aku46