FCC approves Nokia E61 smartphone

Mar 03 2006 - 05:39 PM ET | Nokia, PDA Phone, Smartphone

After months of salivating over getting a taste of Nokia's Blackberry killer, it looks as though our appetites may be satiated.

Today, the FCC approved the Nokia E61 for US consumption! The Nokia E61 is a Symbian OS 9.1 smartphone, complete with the S60 software.

Quick Specs:

  • Quad-band GSM world phone (even supports WCDMA)
  • 320 × 240, 16-million color LCD
  • MiniSD cards
  • Voice dialing
  • Voice commands
  • Push to Talk
  • Bluetooth
  • Video and audio streaming
  • 144 grams, sizing up at 117 × 69.7 × 14 mm

The Nokia E61 was originally announced on October 12 2005, and has been a favorite item of numerous rumors.