Symbian Anna available for download

Nokia announced that Symbian Anna, the latest software
update for Symbian^3 smartphones, is available for download starting today.

Symbian Anna enhances the user experience on the Nokia N8, Nokia C7, Nokia
C6-01 and Nokia E7. A new user interface, virtual QWERTY keypad in portrait
mode, split-screen messaging, enhanced Nokia Maps, better web browsing and
stronger security are just a few of the improvements that people will be able
to enjoy.

Symbian Anna can be downloaded by visiting the nearest
Nokia Care or Nokia Priority Partner. Additionally, it can be downloaded using
the latest version of Ovi Suite (version 3.1.1) on a PC, or over-the-air
directly to your smartphone. The Symbian Anna upgrade is available free of

Nokia’s Symbian smartphones are used by millions of
people around the world every day, addressing specific consumer needs and
providing choices at many price points,” said Ilari Nurmi, vice president at
Nokia. India. 

Symbian Anna represents a significant update to the
experience those users have and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to Symbian,
which will see up to 10 more phones introduced over the next 12 months, further
updates to the user experience and support for the software until at least
2016,” Nurmi added.

Key features with Symbian Anna:

User interface: Symbian Anna brings a fresh new look and
feel to the Nokia N8, Nokia C7, Nokia C6-01 and Nokia E7 with crisp icons and
multiple usability enhancements. Typing on the touchscreen is much easier with
a split screen, so you can see message threads, webpages, contacts or email
view while typing on the virtual QWERTY keypad – now also available in portrait

Maps and navigation: Symbian Anna enhances Nokia Maps
with better search functionality, new public transportation routes and the
ability to check-in to favorite geo-social network sites like Facebook,
Foursquare and Twitter

Browsing: A faster, easier-to-use browser, delivering
quicker page loads and improved device navigation allowing people to connect
more easily to their favorite sites on the go.

Better for business: Symbian Anna brings true
business-grade security with improved data encryption on Nokia smartphones.
Business users with a Nokia N8, Nokia C7, Nokia C6-01 or Nokia E7 can now
easily and securely access their company intranet with IPSEC and SSL VPN

Near Field Communications (NFC):
The Symbian Anna software update also activates the NFC hardware in the Nokia
C7, so people can now simply tap their Nokia C7s together to share contacts,
photos, videos and play games; easily pair with NFC-enabled accessories from
Nokia and others; and read NFC tags to check-in and more

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