Nokia C3 Press Release



Nokia C3Karachi, 20th October, 2010:
Nokia has announced a new messaging handset – the Nokia C3 in Pakistan. Built with social networking in mind, the Nokia C3 is the first device to bring a full QWERTY keyboard to the world’s most popular mobile phone platform, Series 40. People can view, post, comment, share locations and even update their status on networks such as Facebook and Twitter, straight from the homescreen.

Introduction of devices such as C3 by Nokia, which offer more and more features of a smartphone at lower prices, is increasing by the day. Nokia’s continuous efforts of ‘connecting people’ are paying off as its strategy to offer something for everyone from every walk of life can be seen materializing with its promising new line of devices. C3 is the latest addition to this.

As the lifestyle of people changes with time, they are becoming more demanding not only in terms of their expectation from life but are also looking for accessories that support such a lifestyle. Mobile phone can undoubtedly be named as the top of the list gadget which reflects our personality and our lifestyle. People expect their mobile phones to be powerful devices capable of doing much more than just a phone call. Nokia stands apart from the rest with most-demanded features bundled together in each of its phones all packed in a stylish design.

To maximize the connectivity experience, Nokia is for the first time collaborating with a local telecom service provider – Ufone to bring free data bundles for all Ufone customers with the purchase of every C3 phone. The free data bundle would allow Ufone customers to enjoy unlimited internet access, Ovi services, email and chat to let them be on top of their social as well as work life.

Speaking at the launch of Nokia C3, Khurram Pradhan, Product and Portfolio Manager, Pakistan & Afghanistan said, “Today Nokia is proud to present its C3 device in Pakistan. The new Nokia C3 has taken Nokia a step closer to its vision of bringing to the market, feature rich phones at more affordable prices. Our consumer survey has revealed that while affordability is a major issue for Pakistani consumers, they want to have more variety of capabilities in their mobile phone. Nokia C3 is the most affordable QWERTY phone to date which has in store not just the ultimate messaging experience but also the ease of staying connected with your social circle via web.”

“Our messaging device range is very successful,” said Haseeb Ihtisham, head of Marketing, Nokia Pakistan & Afghanistan. “People want the best messaging and social networking experiences on an affordable device. Nokia is constantly striving to bring the best for its consumers both in terms of devices and solutions. The Nokia C3 will enhance the youth lifestyle of being connected all the time with chat facebook and IM at the most affordable price”

The Nokia C3 comes with Ovi Mail and Ovi Chat, meaning for the first time users can set up email and chat accounts straight from the device, without the need for a PC. Other features include Wi-Fi connectivity, a two megapixel camera, rich color screen, and support for up to 8GB memory card. The Nokia C3 is available in a variety of colours including hot pink and blue.

For more information visit www.nokia.com

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About Nokia

At Nokia, we are committed to connecting people. We combine advanced technology with personalized services that enable people to stay close to what matters to them. Every day, more than 1.2 billion people connect to one another with a Nokia device – from mobile phones to advanced smartphones and high-performance mobile computers. Today, Nokia is integrating its devices with innovative services through Ovi (www.ovi.com), including music, maps, apps, email and more.  Nokia’s NAVTEQ is a leader in comprehensive digital mapping and navigation services, while Nokia Siemens Networks provides equipment, services and solutions for communications networks globally.

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