The Samsung INNOV8 (model number i8510) is an S60 slider with a 8 megapixel, autofocus camera with dual LED flash. The phone runs S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 and other key features include a 2.8 inch screen, WiFi, 16GB of on board flash memory, optical sensor, integrated GPS, accelerometer sensor, and DNSe audio technology.
The Nokia E66 is Nokia's business focused middle of the range device. It might be considered voice-centric, but retains the capabilities (software wise) of its sister device the E71. Compataible with Microsoft Exchange, Intelisync, Visto, Seven and Good push email it is best suited as a read-only email device. It has a 3.2 megapixel auto focus camera, integrated GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB and Infrared.
The Z10 is Motorola's second kick-slider UIQ 3 powered phone. It has a similar look to the Z8 but has style and hardware improvements. The build quality and materials are superior. The camera is uprated to a 3.2 megapixel device. The on board video editing software and video capabilities are particularly impressive.
The Nokia N78 is the new entry level Nseries device (still a relatively high end phone of course). It has a 3.2 megapixel camera, GPS for navigation and location functions, 3G and WiFi connectivity, and an FM transmitter (for sending audio to radios). Its runs S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 (the first S60 phone to do so). It can be seen as a replacement for the N73 and as such is likely to be one of the best selling Nseries devices.
A selection of slides from the S60 Summit 2008 seminars with commentary. The topics ranged from the use of widgets to the future of software development and the importance of usability at the OS and platform level. The photos are a selected number of some of the slides shown at the Summit and should give a general overview of some of the topics presented.
The Nokia 5320 XpressMusic is a mid tier S60 device with a music focus. However it also includes other Ovi services such as Nokia Maps, Share Online and N-Gage (including gaming specific keys). It has a Say and Play function (voice control of music) and dedicated music play back controls as well as a 3.5mm audio jack. At 220 Euros (before taxes and subsidies) it is the cheapest S60 device [at launch].
This gallery offers a number of photo highlights of CTIA 2008 - showcasing a number of things that caught Rafe's attention. The focus is on providing some commentary rather than a comprehensive round up. CTIA was light on news this year, but there was still plenty to see.
The Samsung SGH-i450 is a mid-tier music focused S60 phone from Samsung. Its features a double slide form factor similar to the N95. The top slide has a touch sensitive scroll wheel which can be used to navigate though the music application. There's also HSDPA connectivity and a 2.0 megapixel camera.
The SGH i550 is Samsung's top spec S60 phone, but retains the value price point typical of Samsung's S60 phones. It has a 3.0 megapixel camera, integrated GPS, and microSD slot. A unique feature (for Symbian phones) is the presence of a roller ball instead of the typical D-pad.
Nokia's new flagship Nseries once again pushes new boundaries. The focus is on the video and TV space - downloadable content is provided by video centre while the integrated DVB-H technology provides live TV (where supported). There is also a 5 megapixel camera (with dual LED flash) and integrated GPS.