Nokia 600 - loud sound and NFC for the mid tier

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Nokia today announced the Nokia 600, a new Symbian Belle-powered smartphone. "Built with music and radio in mind", the mid-tier device features an internal FM radio, FM transmitter (Play by Radio) and the loudest speaker in any Nokia smartphone (106 'Phons'). Also on board is NFC, a 1GHz processor, a 5 megapixel full-focus (EDoF) camera, GPS, WiFi and pentaband 3G. The Nokia 600 will be available in four colours (Black, White, Pink and Lime) later this quarter at a cost of €180 before taxes and subsidies.

Nokia 600

Key hardware features
  • 111 x 53 x 13mm, 100g in weight, 72cc in volume; monoblock touch form factor
  • Nokia's loudest smartphone (106 Phons), with up to 60 hours of music playback
  • Built in FM aerial (no need to plug in headphones to listen to FM radio)
  • FM transmitter (Play via Radio)
  • NFC (Near Field Communications)

  • Processor: ARM 11 at 1GHz with 2D/3D Graphics HW Accelerator (OpenVG 1.1 and OpenGL ES 2.0), RAM: 512MB
  • 3.2" capacitive TFT touchscreen; 640 x 360 pixels resolution (nHD)
  • 5 megapixel full focus (EDoF) camera (with LED flash); video capture at 1280 x 720p (HD - 720p at 30 frames per second)
  • Integrated GPS with location support for GPS, A-GPS, WLAN and Cell-ID location techniques.
  • Compass (magnetometer), accelerometer, proximity and ambient light sensors.
  • microUSB (USB 2.0) for file transfers, charging and USB OTG.

  • 2mm charging port.
  • 3.5mm Nokia audiovisual port (stereo audio out and composite TV-out)
  • BL-4J (1200mAh) battery with easy access battery cover (standby time of 23 days and talk time of 15.5 hours (GSM) and 6.5 hours (WCDMA).
  • WCDMA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 (pentaband 3G) and GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 (HSDPA Cat 10 - 14.4 MBps, HSUPA Cat 6 - 5.76 Mbps)
  • WiFi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth 3.0
  • 2GB mass memory and microSD card slot (supports sizes up to 32GB)
  • Available Q3 2011 in Black, White, Lime and Pink
  • In box contents: Nokia 600, Nokia Battery BL-4J, Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-179, Nokia Headset WH-205, Nokia High Efficiency Charger AC-15, 2GB memory card (selected markets) and NFC gift card linking to Ovi Store apps (selected markets).


Nokia 600

Key software features

  • Runs Symbian Belle  (Symbian^3 with second major software update)
  • Symbian Belle additions and updates include a new look UI and homescreen, a pull-down notification system, updated applications, simplified software update system and richer NFC functionality. More details are available in our separate Symbian Belle story. 
  • Belle also brings significanct performance improvements, with faster and more intuitive interface and smoother multi-tasking.
  • Ships with Nokia Maps 3.6 (free lifetime car and pedestrian navigation).
  • NFC versions of Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja (unlock additional content by tapping another NFC phone) pre-installed.
  • Ovi Store for downloading additional applications and personalising the device.