Nokia Releases Upgraded Version of Symbian Smartphone OS
Published on: 18th Aug 2011
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Nokia has confirmed that Symbian Anna the latest software update for Symbian smartphones is available for download for owners of the Nokia N8, Nokia C7, Nokia C6 01 and Nokia E7 phones.
The OS upgrade offers a new user interface, virtual QWERTY keypad in portrait mode, split-screen messaging, enhanced Nokia Maps, better web browsing and stronger security. The Symbian Anna software update also activates the NFC hardware in the Nokia C7.
"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." said Ilari Nurmi, Vice President at Nokia.
Symbian Anna 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 - subject to any local mobile operator restrictions.