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Monday, July 11

Leaked photos of Symbian Belle powered Nokia Zeta hit the Internet


Internet is abuzz with reports on a new Nokia smartphone based on its overhauled Symbian OS.

'Know your mobile' site has published what it claims are the leaked images of Symbian Belle-powered Zeta aka Nokia 700 phone.

Expected to be a low-budget smartphone, the device seems rich in features. Nokia Zeta is likely to sport a 3.2-inch AMOLED display with an HD resolution of 640x360 pixels. The phone will have two cameras one 5-megapixel camera, and the second front-facing VGA camera for video calling.

The device reported to be powered by a 1GHz processor is also being touted as one of the thinnest smartphone in the world. As for memory, Zeta will have a storage capacity of 32GB via micro SD card.

Zeta is also rumoured to come integrated with NFC capabilities. Reports also suggest that the 3G smartphone's connectivity options include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. 


General info

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • Network technology:

    Network technology - Referes to the kind of network technology used. Three major technologies are used today - TDMA, CDMA and GSM.

    • GSM:

      GSM - Global System for Mobile communications. A world standard for digital cellular communications using narrowband TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access), which allows up to eight calls at a time on 800 MHz and 1800 MHz frequencies. Introduced in 1991. Is the standard most commonly used in Europe and Asia, but not in the United States. GSM phones use a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) smart card that contains user account information. Any GSM phone becomes immediately programmed after plugging in the SIM card, thus allowing GSM phones to be easily rented or borrowed. SIM cards can be programmed to display custom menus for personalized services.GSM provides a short messaging service (SMS) that enables text messages up to 160 characters in length to be sent to and from a GSM phone.

      • 850, 900, 1800, 1900
    • UMTS:

      UMTS - Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service, also called WCDMA, is a 3G (Third Generation) packet-based transmission of text, digitized voice, video, and multimedia at data rates up to 2 Mbps. It is based on GSM standard and is supported by major standards bodies and manufacturers

      • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100
  • Data:

    Data - Shows the particular phone's type of data. the major mobile phone data types are GPRS, CDMA2000 1xRTT, EDGE, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS, etc.

      • GPRS
    • UMTS:
      • Yes
    • HSPA:
      • Yes (HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s) HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s


  • Design:

    Design - Phone design type

    • Form Factor:

      Form Factor - Refers to the form factor of a phone. The main handset designs are bar, clamshell, slide, swivel

      • Candybar
    • Dimensions:

      Dimensions - Phone's dimensions

      •  4.33 x 2.01 x 0.39 (110 x 51 x 10 mm)
    • Colors:
      • Black, Brown, Gray


  • Display:

    Display - Phone's main display

    • Technology:

      Technology - Refers to the type of the color displays. There are five major types: LCD, TFT, TFD, STN and OLED

      • AMOLED
    • Physical Size:
      • 3.20 inches
    • Colors:

      Colors - Shows the number of colors that the display supports

      • 16 777 216
    • Touch Screen:
        • Yes (Capacitive)
    • Multi-touch:
      • Yes
    • Light sensor:
      • Yes
    • Proximity Sensor:
      • Yes
    • Scratch-resistant glass:
      • Yes


  • Capacity:

    Capacity - Shows the battery capacity in mAh

    • 1080 mAh


  • Smart Phone:

    Smart Phone - Phone that has capabilities, not usually associated with phones. Usually it has some of the above features: - Email, Web browsing - Personal information management - LAN connectivity etc

      • Yes
    • OS:

      OS - Operating system, which is the software that enables and controls the basic operation of an electronic device. The major OS for mobile phones are UIQ over Symbian, Microsoft Mobile for Pocket PC Phone Edition, Microsoft Mobile for Smartphones, Linux, Palm

      • Symbian (Belle)
  • Processor:
    • Single core, 1000 MHz
  • 3D Graphics hardware accelerator:
      • Yes


  • Camera:

    Camera - Camera specs

      • Yes
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Shows the particular phone's camera resolution. The major mobile phone camera resolutions available are QCIF; CIF; VGA (640x480); 1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.0 and 3.0 megapixels.

      •  5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes (LED)
  • Video capture:
      • Yes


  • Music Player:

    Music Player - Audio support such as MP3

      • Yes
  • Video Playback:

    Video Playback - Video support such as MPEG4

      • Yes
  • Radio:
      • Yes
    • Type:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Internet Browsing:

    Internet Browsing - Capability to access special Internet sites using the mobile phone

      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, Flash Lite, RSS, CSS, WML
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Location Based Services

    • Location Based Services:
      • Yes
    • Type:
      • GPS, A-GPS
    • Navigation:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Points of interest (POI), Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation


  • Support:
    • Yes
  • Capacity:
    • Capacity depends on system memory
  • Features:
    • Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID


  • Calendar:
      • Yes
  • Alarms:
      • Yes
  • To-Do / Tasks:
      • Yes
  • Document Viewer:
      • Yes
    • Supported formats:
      • Office 2007, Office 2003, PDF, Other
    • Other formats:
      • ZIP
  • Other:
    • Calculator, Notes


  • SMS:
      • Yes
    • Threaded messaging:
      • Yes
  • Templates:

    Templates - Pre-set text that can be used to quickly send common messages without typing the message itself

    • Yes
  • E-mail:

    E-mail - Shows if the phone supports email features

      • Yes


  • Memory Expansion:

    Memory Expansion - Capability to add additional memory to your phone.

    • Slot Type:

      Slot Type - Shows what type of additional memory can be added to the particular phone. Eight major memory slot types are available: MMC, SD, CF, Memory Stick Duo, miniSD, RS MMC, TransFlash (microSD), Memory Stick Pro Duo

      • microSD, microSDHC
    • Maximum card size:

      Maximum card size - Shows the capacity of the memo0ry expansion slot that can be added

      • 32 GB


  • Bluetooth:

    Bluetooth - Low power radio technology replacing the need for wires connecting electronic devices such as personal computers, printers, palm top computers and mobile phones.

      • Yes
  • Wi-Fi:

    Wi-Fi - Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) - used radio waves (RF) or infrared signals to send and receive data over the air. Most popular WLAN solutions today is Wi-Fi (802.11b and 802.11g) standards. 801.11b provides data speeds of around 11mbps while 802.11g can go up to 54 mbps.

      • Yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
  • NFC:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Type:
      • microUSB
    • Version:
      • USB 2.0
    • Features:

      Features - Universal Serial Bus - is a plug-and-play interface for connection a computer and add-on devices such as joysticks, keyboards, wireless phones, scanner, cameras etc. USB supports hot-swap (ability to add a new device without having to reboot the computer). USB supports data speed of 12 megabits per second.

      • Mass storage device
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Tethering:
    • Yes

Other features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass