Mobile telephone company, Nokia has unveiled a new mobile phone set to transform the business industry through provision of tailor made solutions.
The new product, Nokia E6 runs on the latest Symbian Anna software and is an improvement of the Nokia E71 and E72, working on the smart-phone platform to provide real time communication, security of documents and ability to give direction through the OVI maps.
Speaking during the launch, the company’s General Manager for East and Southern Africa, Kenneth Oyolla, acknowledged the existing competition existing between smart-phones saying that Nokia brand is still the most trusted in the market. He said the new phone will offer improved performance to businessmen through its exciting features that will enable one to balance both personal and business time.
“Nokia is still the leader in producing compelling devices, the Nokia E6 is made for people who want to get things done – both in business and in their personal time,With support for up to ten mailboxes, some fantastic pre-installed apps, and real-time updates from popular social networks, the Nokia E6 keeps the wheels turning for both soccer moms and business professionals alike” said Oyolla.
The new technology is a relief from the changing global economy where people are increasingly spending less time at their desks and more time in meeting rooms, denying them enough time to perform all functions simultaneously. The technology will free people from their desktops through the provision of Microsoft mail for exchange that enable users to access both microsoft windows services like word and excel on the device.
It has a direct access solution where data is routed directly from email server to user Nokia device, and will also ensure confidential corporate documents are protected from theft and loss through on board dedicated crypto co-processor function. It also has a provision for intranet and extranet portals built on the Microsoft Share Point Server. These features are viewed to bring efficiency and cost savings to businesses.
“Today’s business challenge is to seamlessly free people from their desktop technologies in a way that helps them remain productive while also being cost effective, this is through the Nokia smartphone microsoft mail for exchange,” said Oyolla.
Other features that comes with the new Nokia E6 are super sharp VGA touch display, with 326 pixels per inch, Support for multiple calendars, 8GB internal mass memory and support for up to 32GB on a micro SD ,8MPix Camera with a dual LED flash,Live social network updates to your home screen
Applications for business, entertainment, travel and long lasting batteries that can stay up to 75 hours on service.
With the global launch of the Nokia E6 and X7, consumers who are currently using Nokia C7s, C6-01s, E7s and N8s models will now be able to update their existing devices with Symbian Anna software.
“By updating to Symbian Anna, consumers will have a richer smartphone experience with usability improvements like new icons, easier touchscreen typing, faster web browsing and apps search, and an enhanced Maps experience,” said Oyolla.
With the introduction of Symbian platform, Nokia is seen to lay its trend on the Symbian-based devices in the market. The company is set to bring 10 devices that will be operating on the platform in the next 12 months.
“ Nokia is fully committed to Symbian until at least 2016. In the short term that means delivering a series of updates, starting with Symbian Anna and followed by future updates, such as Symbian Belle which was announced in August. Symbian Anna serves as the foundation for future Symbian updates and is a critical update for current Symbian users,” he said.