Nokia X3 Touch and Type Features, Review, Specs and Price

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Nokia has launched a unique entry level touchscreen phone, The X3 Touch and Type (X3-02). Nokia X3 Touch and Type that neatly by offering both a touch screen and a traditional 12-button keypad and has a unique combination of a touch screen and traditional phone keypad. The Nokia X3-02 phone follows in the footsteps of the original Nokia X3.

The Nokia X3 Touch and Type (X3-02) equiped with TFT resistive touchscreen 262,144 colors, 240×320 piksel, 2,4 inch, slot microSD card (up to 16GB), 5 megapixel camera with 4X digital zoom that can take both still and video images.  The device also comes with a unique combination of a touch screen and traditional 12 button phone keypad and going to be a GSM phone with 802.11b/g/n WiFi, four bands for voice, 3G, 10.2Mbps HSPA, a music player, an FM radio and Bluetooth v2.1 (A2DP).

The X3 Touch and Type design is thin at at 0.38 inches, 106mm tall, 48mm wide and weighs just 78g making it one of the “slimmest Nokia phones ever and relatively upscale with an aluminum body.

The candy-bar design was chosen because Nokia believes that typing is best used for texting and social networking, while touch is better for functions such as web browsing,  setting alarms, and controlling the music player. The Nokia X3 Touch and Type has also got dedicated music and messaging keys for quick access to the music player and email.

The Nokia X3 Touch and Type is Nokia’s first device to use the rebranded Comes With Music, now Ovi Music Unlimited and available in 5 different colors White Silver, Dark Metal, Petrol Blue, Pink and Lilac. The X3 Touch and Type is scheduled to go on sale before end of September with price 125 Euro or $161.

Nokia X3 Touch and Type SPECIFICATIONS

GSM Quad-band phone capable of global roaming (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
UMTS quad-band global 3G (850/900/1900/2100 MHz)

Dimensions 4.18 x 1.91 x 0.38 inches (106.2 x 48.4 x 9.6 mm)
Weight 78 g

Type TFT resistive touchscreen, 256K colors
Size 240 x 320 pixels, 2.4 inches

Primary 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels
Video Yes
Secondary No

Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Speakerphone Yes
– 3.5 mm audio jack
– Dedicated music key

Phonebook Yes, Photocall
Call records Yes
Card slot microSD, up to 16GB

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Infrared port No
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB

Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + downloadable
Colors White Silver, Dark Metal, Petrol Blue, Pink, Lilac
Java Yes, MIDP 2.1
– Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Gtalk
– Facebook, Twitter
– MP4/H.263 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Organizer
– Voice memo
– T9

Standard battery, Li-Ion (BL-4S)
Stand-by Up to 408 h (2G) / Up to 408 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 5 h 20 min (2G) / Up to 3 h 30 min (3G)

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