The tagline for Nokias new 6151 is ‘3G for everyone‘, and that’s what the Nokia 6151 is all about since it’s priced at a reasonable $300 and in addition to the 3G compability it’s got a 1.3 Megapixel camera, radio, bluetooth, push-to-talk and SD card compatible music player.
Full press release from Nokia
“3G For Everyone” – Nokia 6151 offers 3G benefits in most affordable package
June 19, 2006
Nokia introduces three new handsets, including its lowest cost 3G handset, an elegantly designed camera phone and a new model aimed at first-time users
Nokia Connection 2006, Singapore – Today, during its annual Nokia Connection event in Singapore, Nokia broadened its industry-leading mid-range portfolio with the introduction of two new GSM handsets, including Nokia’s most affordable 3G handset to date, the Nokia 6151. The classically designed Nokia 6151 phone offers 3G performance in a sleek and compact package, while the Nokia 6080 phone presents an elegantly designed and attractively priced camera phone with an easy-to-use feature set. The Nokia 6151 is expected to begin shipping in the third quarter of 2006 and is expected to retail for approximately EUR240 before applicable taxes or subsidies. The Nokia 6080 is expected to begin shipping in the fourth quarter of 2006, and is expected to retail for approximately EUR180 before taxes or subsidies. The Nokia 1110i, the latest addition to range of phones aimed at first time users, is expected to retail for approximately EUR45, before subsidies or taxes.
“With more than 100 operators offering 3G services in the world today, consumers around the globe are now realizing the many benefits that 3G offers, ranging from faster browsing, streaming and email to music downloads and multiplayer games,” said Kai Öistämö, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Phones, Nokia. “Its sleek design and affordable pricing makes the Nokia 6151 a very attractive 3G handset. Models like the Nokia 6151 are certain to make 3G services even more accessible to a broader range of consumers.”
The Nokia 6151 introduces the benefits of 3G to consumers – such as streaming multimedia audio and video content, or downloading of their favourite music or video – at traditional GSM prices. The classically designed, compact handset offers a comprehensive range of features, combining Nokia’s easy to use Series 40 user interface with modern day essentials like a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth connectivity and music player with micro SD memory card support. With the Nokia 6151, access to 3G services and applications is made easy and intuitive.
Features of the Nokia 6151 include
- 1.3 megapixel camera with dedicated camera key, 4x zoom, landscape mode and video recorder
- 30MB user memory, which can be expanded with optional microSD memory card
- Music player, stereo FM radio and Visual Radio
- Bluetooth wireless technology
- Push to talk
Weighing 98 grams, the Nokia 6151 has a talk time of up to 4.5 hours on GSM networks (up to 3.5 hours of talk time via WCDMA) and a standby time of up to 10 days. The new 3G handset will be available in a fresh colour selection including black, pearl white, orange, light blue and lime green colour variants. The Nokia 6151 operates in WCDMA 2100 and GSM/EDGE 900/1800/1900 networks, and will be available in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.