Nokia Announces 6108--Pen Based Phone

May 20 2003 - 11:53 AM ET | Nokia, Smartphone
Tired of text input on numeric keypads? Don't like the size of phones that have a QWERTY (Nokia 6800 for example)? Nokia is betting that you agree with the previous two statements. Meet the 6108: * GSM 900/1800/1900 * Recognizes handwriting in both Chinese and Latin characters. * Color display (128 x 128 pixels with 4096 colors) * Java * XHTML browser The Nokia 6108 will be commercially available in Asia Pacific markets during the third quarter of 2003. Like most phones, pricing is still unknown. Watch MobileTracker Phones for more information when it develops.