Details trickle out on Nokia's answer to iPhone
The Nokia Tube will be available later this year, and will use some sort of touch-screen interface along with a GPS chip that supports geotagging.
More details about Nokia's upcoming Tube phone have surfaced, days after its existence leaked out at a developer conference.
according to Symbian Freak. A Nokia spokesman confirmed the timing to Computerworld but didn't offer any further details other than the obvious notion that the "Tube" will use Symbian's S60 operating system. Nokia .will arrive in the second half of this year,
According to Symbian Freak, the Tube (real name TBD) will come with 3G, Wi-Fi, and GPS chips and use a screen sized between 3 inches and 3.5 inches. The site's report compared the size of the Tube to a Nokia N73, but perhaps a bit wider. There's a built-in camera of photos taken with the camera, the report says.
The iPhone willby the time the Tube makes an appearance. It's not totally clear what type of touch-screen interface Nokia will be using for this phone. The report says that the Tube won't use "multitouch," but will have "tactility feedback."