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Nokia announces most compact, brightest, and loudest Symbian devices ever

Today Nokia announced three new Symbian devices with the Nokia 700, Nokia 701, and Nokia 600. They also revealed official details on the next OS update, Symbian Belle, that is loaded on these phones and coming to many existing smartphones later this year and in 2012.
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By Matthew Miller, Contributor on
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Today Nokia announced three new Symbian devices with the Nokia 700, Nokia 701, and Nokia 600. They also revealed official details on the next OS update, Symbian Belle, that is loaded on these phones and coming to many existing smartphones later this year and in 2012.

Check out my ZDNet Smartphones and Cell Phones post for more details on this OS update and new phones.

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We finally get new widget sizes on the home screen and more home screens to play with.

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The lock screen becomes more useful with options seen on other smartphone platforms.

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Application icons appear similar to those found in Anna.

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The home screen widgets are live and give you updated information.

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The application launcher works in portrait and landscape.

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Another view of a home sceen customized for your preferences.

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The lock screen works in landscape orientation too.

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Photo contacts are large on the home screen.

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The messaging application looks to have gotten a makeover too.

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Here is the Nokia 600, the loudest Symbian phone.

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Nokia 600, image 2

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The Nokia 600 comes in multiple colors, including green.

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Hot pink is getting popular at Nokia.

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The Nokia 600 also comes in white.

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Here is the Nokia 700, the most compact Symbian smartphone.

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The Nokia 700 comes in blue too.

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The Nokia 700 looks good in red.

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The blue color is on the back and sides.

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White and purple are the combo on this 700.

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Blue Nokia 700 from the front

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The Nokia 701 has the brightest display.

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The dark purple offsets the bright display.

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Here you can see the purple back of the Nokia 701.

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The Nokia 701 also comes in a professional silver color.

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Front of the silver Nokia 701

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Symbian Belle image gallery

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Nokia 700 600 image gallery

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