Nokia announced the entertainment-focused X7 smartphone with their latest software update, known as Symbian Anna that provides new, fresh icons and usability enhancements (including split-screen view while typing); faster and easier to use browser; virtual portrait QWERTY for fast typing; and refreshed Ovi Maps with simpler and quicker search as well as new public transportation routes.
The Nokia X7 features a premium design made of seamless stainless steel and Gorilla glass, which delivers a solid feel in the hand as well as outstanding durability. This device features a large 4″ display that is great for watching videos and playing games. Users will be able to capture pictures and HD-quality video with the 8 megapixel camera with dual led flash. The Nokia X7 has a capacitive interface and supports pinch-to-zoom, while navigating through lists is done with a simple swipe of a finger.
The Nokia X7 includes a 680MHz processor, with additional graphics accelerator (Integrated Video Engine). It has a 3D Entry Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor and Proximity sensor, and comes with an 8GB memory card (pre-installed in the phone) and has up to 350MB of in-built memory and support for a micro-SD card support of up to 32GB.
Price and Availability
The Nokia X7 is expected to begin shipping in the second quarter of 2011, where it will become available gradually in Europe, Eurasia, China, India and SEAP. The estimated retail price of the Nokia X7 (before taxes and subsidies) will be EUR 380.