Nokia, Intel hook up for Series 60

Oct 05 2004 - 02:27 PM ET | Nokia, Smartphone
Nokia and Symbian today announced a partnership with Intel for chips in upcoming Nokia Series 60 mobile phones. The phones will use Intel's XScale processor, a chip already used in Windows Mobile based smartphones. bq. As part of its new role as a member of the Series 60 Product Creation Community, Intel will complement the Series 60 Platform by providing high performance, low power processing to enable mobile browsing, multimedia messaging and content downloading, as well as a host of personal information management and telephony applications. Meanwhile, Intel and Symbian have agreed to partner for the joint development of a reference platform to enable a new class of 3G devices based on Symbian OS. The reference platform will enable mobile phone manufacturers to create differentiated handsets while significantly reducing development time--speeding delivery of new phones to market.