Nokia C7 starts Shipping

Nokia’s Official blog posted that the Nokia C7, sexy Symbian^3 smartphone with 8Mp camera starts to ship today. The Nokia C7 combines stainless steel and glass in a sleek, full-touch design. The 3.5 inch AMOLED display is ideal for networking, with updates from Facebook and Twitter fed directly to the home screen, as well as one touch access to many popular email accounts including Ovi Mail, Yahoo!® Mail and Windows Live™ Hotmail. The Nokia C7 also opens up a world of apps, games, videos, and web and location-based services through the Ovi Store.

Less than a month since it was announced at Nokia World, the Nokia C7 has begun shipping to to customers around the world. The sleek and beautifully-crafted social networking smartphone becomes the second Symbian^3 device to hit the market. Check out a video after the break…Combining stainless steel and glass in a sleek, full touch design, the Nokia C7 features a 3.5 inch AMOLD display and looks absolutely stunning! The estimated retail price of the Nokia C7 is EUR 335 before applicable taxes or subsidies, with pricing and availability varying from region to region, operator to operator.

“The Nokia C7 is our second smartphone based on the new version of Symbian to hit the market,” says Jo Harlow, head of smartphones at Nokia. “Designed specifically with the style-conscious consumer in mind, the Nokia C7 also brings excellent social networking abilities, making it perfect for people who want to check-in and stay up to date.”

Following the release of this social-networking centric device, Nokia will be setting out to find the most active Facebook user from the more than 1.4 million fans on Nokia’s own global Facebook page. Nokia will then pick five finalists who will each be provided with a Nokia C7 to organize a party using various social networks. The fan who best captures their party through Facebook – generating the most coverage with updates and posts – will win a Nokia C7 for themselves and 20 of their friends.