Nokia launches Nokia 301

Nokia unveiled the Nokia 301, the latest device in its Mobile Phones portfolio. The new handset features the classic 'candy bar' design alongside 3.5G Internet speeds and a smart camera for taking better pictures with your mobile phone.

The Nokia 301 re-imagines the classic, alphanumeric keypad phone by introducing a larger 2.4-inch screen, elegant design and a bold color palette. The addition of a smart camera brings a popular

feature up-to-date with smart software, while 3.5G-capable speeds makes the phone desirable for

"In every aspect, the Nokia 301 is a higher-performance mobile phone with distinctively Nokia touches like beautiful design and vibrant color," said Timo Toikkanen, executive vice president, Mobile Phones, Nokia. "The Nokia 301 is an instant classic: it builds on Nokia's heritage by combining well-loved features with smarter capabilities in one appealing and affordable device."

Capture and share great images every time

The Nokia 301 comes with a 3.2MPsmart camera that allows people to experience imaging options typically found in more expensive mobile devices.

The smart camera offers a choice of image capture, editing and sharing options, including:
• Panorama-for wide-angle shots, including group photos and landscapes

• Sequential shots-capture five frames in a row with just one click, then choose the best of the series

• Self-portrait - for perfectly-centred self-portraits, even without a front-facing camera. The built-in voice prompt guides the user to ensure they are in the frame before taking the shot

• The 5-in-1 camera applets users choose and apply one of five camera effects to an image

Sharing photos is made fast and fun, with the ability to share straight from the gallery onto social networks. People can also share photos and other content using Slam, which comes built into the Nokia 301.

Slam works by transferring content such as images or contact cards to an adjacent Bluetooth-enabled phone in just a few simple clicks, without the need to pair devices.

Faster, better performance

for work and play
The Nokia 301 delivers a fast, 3.5G Internet experience and outstanding battery life, making the phone adept for work and play.

With Nokia XpressBrowser built-in, mobile browsing is made up to 90% more efficient, helping people get more from their data plan. People can now also stream videos from YouTube.