updated 01:55 pm EDT, Mon October 27, 2008
Nokia 2600 ships at AT&T
Nokia's basic candybar handset, the 2600, is now available for purchase at wireless provider AT&T. The GSM/EDGE device has a 1.8-inch display with a 128x128 resolution and can browse the Internet thanks to a Media Net interface, as well as launch into IM chat with support for mobile versions of AOL, Windows Live and Yahoo Messenger. The handset also has MP3 ringtone support, a VGA camera, Bluetooth 2.0 and a built-in speakerphone.
The 2600's lithium-ion battery is rated at a relatively short three hours of talk time or 16 days of standby time. The handset can be purchased now via AT&T's website for $150 contract-free, or can be had for free with a two-year commitment. [via MobileBurn]