Nokia 6301 is Upgrade to Nokia 6300 With Added Wifi

by : susan hargreaves

The Nokia 6300 was officially the best selling Nokia mobile phone of 2007, with this success in mind the manufacturer has now released the new Nokia 6301, an upgraded version of the popular model but with some added technology.

The Nokia 6301 was originally launched on Orange some days ago and today it has been made available as a SIM free handset. This is good news for consumers who do not want to sign up to a minimum term contract period as they can purchase the Nokia 6301 with no network ties and insert their existing SIM card containing their current account information and mobile number.

The biggest difference between the new Nokia 6301 and the older Nokia 6300 is that Nokia have now included WiFi for wireless connections to the internet and email and UMA which allows the handset to be used as a landline aswell.

Almost identical in design to its predecessor the Nokia 6301 has gained slightly in weight and dimensions to accomodate the additionally techonology, but when your talking a couple of grams and a millimeter here and there, it really makes no odds considering its abilities as a phone.

As with the Nokia 6300, the Nokia 6301 comes with a 2 inch QVGA screen, Bluetooth Wireless and Macromedia Flash Lite 2.0 which the 6300 didn't have.

Although the Nokia 6300 was released in a Red, White and Black variant, its looks to be that initially the only colour variant of the Nokia 6301 is Cocoa.
Other mutlimedia features, apart from being a money saving device with more scope for usage even when in weak coverage areas, the Nokia 6301 is equipped with a 2 mega pixel camera, video capture & playback, MP3 Player and FM Stereo Radio.

With WiFi capabilities and UMA (Unlicensed Mobile Access) technology you can have the benefits of both a mobile and landline in one with UMA voice calls drastically reducing call costs, improved coverage and a far greater sound quality making the new Nokia 6301 a serious improvement over the original model.