Farewell To Nokia Symbian OS By 2016

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Farewell To Nokia Symbian OS By 2016
Nokia is one of the leading mobile handset manufacturers worldwide. The company has over the years built a solid customer relationship and has garnered huge appraisals for its excellent Quality of Service and also for its excellent sales and service support.


Nokia Symbian OS pioneered for its handsets and it was the popular OS in the mobile world. However the renowned manufacturer is now aiming to bid farewell to the Symbian platform and instead new nokia mobiles. Nokia plans to restrict using Symbian OS from 2016 onwards. The Meego OS found in the Nokia N9 will be not be found anywhere else as the company has decided to stop its usage also. Meego was the result of a joint venture between Nokia and Chip-Making Giant Intel.

These statements were confirmed as According to Mr. Viral Oza, Director of Marketing at Nokia India, the firm will make Nokia Symbian OS powered handsets till 2016 only and the Meego will not be found in any other phone other than the N9. He said that the Meego concept was just an initiative of Intel Corporation to make a foray into mobile handset sector. However he assured users of the N9 that the company will support the N9 and provide all necessary service backups regarding complaints though new nokia smartphones are on the way.

The company intends to do the last rights of Nokia Symbian OS effectively before it moves on in 2016. It has recently launched 2 new Nokia Smartphones christened E6 and X7 both of which has the latest Symbian OS derivative- the Symbian Anna.

The new Nokia Smartphone E6 has a huge battery backup with a standby time of 2 months and a talk time backup of 14 hours. The phone will also be equipped with a touch screen and QWERTY keypad. The E6 is promoted as a business class phone with extensive support for applications like Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Communicator Mobile and Microsoft Share Point.


The Nokia X7 is mainly a youth targeted phone with it"s out of the box styling and sex appeal. The phone is loaded with features and impressive performance. In order to promote the X7, Nokia has announced a sporting event nicknamed “Full Throttle" that will be held between July 7th to August 7th of 2011. The event will be organised at various Nokia outlets in Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore.

Nokia is all set to make maximum benefits in sales by utilizing the outgoing Nokia Symbian OS and it is expected that the firm will launch some more exciting Symbian OS powered phones before parting ways with the OS.

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