Nokia Corp. on Wednesday launched three new Nseries mobile handsets, hoping users will be seduced by the smart phones’ built-in multimedia gadgets, which take print-quality pictures, read e-mail, play music, browse Web sites and display mobile TV.
Nokia, in Espoo, Finland, is also touting new features such as 3G (third-generation) technology, multigigabyte memory, VHS resolution video, WLAN (wireless LAN) capabilities, megapixel cameras and lens from the German optics maker Carl Zeiss.
The new handsets are the N90, N91 and N70. The first of the new phones to hit the market, sometime before the end of June, will be the N90, which is being marketed as Nokia’s premier mobile photography handset, though Nokia declined to give a specific launch date. The suggested retail price for the N90 is