On April 12 there are going to be Symbian related announcements. One part is apparently to announce the Summer Update for Symbian^3 (aka new UI, new browser etc). On the ‘new’ handsets front, we weren’t so sure.
A spokesperson for Nokia (apparently @laurieatnokia) tried to clarify on the so called “symbian event” and when asked about new devices, replied:
Sorry, we aren’t pre-releasing what we’ll be announcing on April 12th but please follow along
Well, I just received this email from the official YouTube channel. You’ll notice two email screenshots (from Omnia 7, booo :p) showing that a video about the Nokia X7 and the Nokia E6 has just been uploaded :D. But they’re set to private so we can’t view them yet. BUT, they should be out soon. Like maybe, in two days time for April 12? Possibly before but not much further.
The E6 is the first ever touch QWERTY candybar hybrid. Successor to the E72 it now brings Symbian^3 touch.
The X7 is the first Symbian^3 on Xseries. A 4″ AMOLED display with possibly 4 speakers. It was destine for AT&T as the Nokia Journey, but is now debuting for the world.
The subsequent Lunch and Chat in London on April 12 may be to have a little play with these devices no? Guys at Nokia are coming down, we hear so they might be bringing some new toys! Sergejs will be there to let us know of anything worth knowing about.