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Nokia’s Tube 5800 to challenge Apple’s iPhone
Without an iota of doubt, Nokia rules the mobile market. And here it is with yet another better technology touch screen phone called the Tube 5800. With innumerable functions, the Tube is ready to challenge Apple’s iphone.
TOM LIBRETTO, vice president of forum Nokia announced about the launch of the Tube, the first touch screen device at the Evans Data Developer Relations Conference in Redwood City, California.
With this, one thing is for sure that Apple’s iPhone will have a tough competition in the coming months. Nokia’s touch sensitive handset will be called the Tube 5800. An auto focus 3.2 megapixel camera along with the support for DVB-H technology would be one of the many features of this model. The handset would support Java and a 3.2-inch touch sensitive display would add a difference to the handset. The set would be equipped with a direct upload feature for videos and images, bluetooth, WiFi capability, GPRS, 3.5mm earphone socket and a lot more. It would also be compatible with 3G and HSDPA. Moreover, it will have a TV out socket and support Haptic Technology. Images taken from the camera can be geo tagged and a lot more features are being expected to build in.
Nokia’s Tube 5800 would run on Symbian S60 Operating System, designed to support touch screen navigation and usage. The phone was displayed on the slides at the conference.

As such, there’s nothing official about most of the features and specifications but it’s for sure that Nokia’s Tube 5800 is surely going to be a big challenge for Apple’s iPhone.
The price and availability of the handset is not yet confirmed.
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