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Nokia unwraps 6212 classic with near field wireless

updated 08:40 am EDT, Tue April 15, 2008

Nokia 6212 classic

Nokia this morning revealed one of its first dedicated phones with near field communication (NFC) as a staple feature. The 6212 classic uses the new wireless technology to hold a virtual wallet used to make wireless payments and take info without a setup process; users can simply bring the phone close to a toll booth to buy tickets or exchange calendars by tapping another NFC-equipped phone. A special version of the BH-210 Bluetooth headset can pair up with the 6212 in much the same way, Nokia says. The Finnish company also packs in a set of three NFC tags that can be changed to trigger certain events when the phone comes in proximity to any one tag.

Unlike the earlier 6131 with NFC, the 6212 is also comparatively advanced with a 2-megapixel camera, an FM radio, and dedicated players for both audio and video that can read media stored on microSD cards up to 4GB in size. Nokia primarily intends the phone for use in Asia and Europe in the summer at a cost of 200 Euros ($316) before carrier discounts. Support for GSM bands in North America both for calling and 3G data allows the device to be used in the area, although the NFC function isn't currently usable.



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