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Nokia Touch Phone rumors are true




Others are calling it the Nokia Tube, though that’s not really the real name of this new Nokia Touch UI phone coming out first quarter of 2009. I thought I saw that phone in Singapore during the Ovi launching last year.

Nokia denied existence of that touch phone though (see their video presentation with the phone in it). Story and photos exclusive from Symbian Freak:

nokia tube touch phone


The form factor is similar to the Nokia N73 but a little wider with the following specs:

GPRS/EDGE/3G/HSDPA
WiFi
Bluetooth
Global Positioning System (GPS)
2 to 3 megapixel camera
3 to 3.5 inches widescreen with 16:9 aspect ratio
5th Gen Touch S60

I’m trying not to compare this to the iPhone because the latter is incomparable. Whatever Nokia lacks in touch usability and OS for this phone model, it tried to compensate for features. And for me, the GPS, Wifi and HSDPA on a Nokia phone trumps an EDGE/WiFi iPhone any day.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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13 Responses

  1. Jeffrey says:

    This shouldn’t be a rumor. They already had touch phones before, even before iPhone came out.

  2. Pixie says:

    Wow, that’s pretty neat. :)
    Thanks for sharing this information.

  3. Andre says:

    Interesting to see what apple has to show in June for the new IPhone

  4. BrianB says:

    Looks well-built, smaller than iPhone and I’ll buy it coz of the stylus, and it’ll probably have handwriting software added. Hope it starts at 8GB.

  5. jhay says:

    How does it compare with the SonyEricsson X1? :D

  6. Dusty says:

    the X1 as I recall is Windows Mobile …

    As a user and developer for both Symbian and Windows Mobile … Symbian > WinMo ;)

  7. sylv3rblade says:

    mmm wifi on my mobile

  8. I guess we have to start saving now for this phone. Blame it on Moore.

  9. Reuben Bernard says:

    Aha! A sure iPhone killer!

  10. Lyn says:

    Siguro ito na ang katapat ng iphone and our chance to get hold of our own iphone! :)

  11. jhoi says:

    uhm.. wat the featurs of that…
    complte ndn ba yan and olll….

  12. fabio says:

    son pura mierda no sirven para nada no les crean chavos eeeeee nada les crean no sirven ni para chuparme el pito adiooos puñales

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