Wednesday, 15 July 2009

AT&T and Nokia ride a social wave into summer with the Nokia Surge

Previously leaked as Nokia Mako, Nokia today announced the Nokia Surge, which will be offered by AT&T from July 19. With a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard in a slim, stylish design and Symbian S60 multi-tasking capabilities, Nokia Surge allows users to post messages, images, videos, and comments to web sites like Facebook on-the-go with the pre-installed JuiceCaster application.

With a 16M colors 2.4-inchdisplay screen, the QWERTY Surge is supporting Quadband GSM network and HSDPA 2.6Mbps wireless data connection. It also comes with built in Bluetooth, 2.5mm headphone jack, 2 megapixel camera, FM radio and a microSD card slot.

“Launching at 79.99 USD with a complete email solution, downloadable applications and full HTML browser with Flash support, Nokia Surge hits the sweet spot between a quick messaging phone and a smartphone because of its low-price and strong feature set,” said Michael Woodward, vice president, Mobile Phone Portfolio, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets.

The Nokia Surge will be available through select AT&T retail locations or at for 79.99 USD with a two-year service agreement and after a mail-in rebate.


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