Nokia, although moved on to Windows Mobile as an OS for it’s future mobile phone’s, has released a big update for symbian S60 3rd Edition and S60 5th Edition running mobile phones. This update, available in the form of a phone firmware update brings some much needed additions/improvements to Nokia devices. Besides enhancing the basic usability of Nokia phone, some of the common, worth mentioning additions are:
- Updated Ovi Maps to version 3.6 (3.4 for s60v3)
- Emoticons for SMS and MMS i.e your text and multimedia messages will liven up!
- Swipe to Unlock screen with big clock (Looks sexy!)
Update is available for following S60v3 devices:
- Nokia E72
- Nokia E52
- Nokia E5
- Nokia C5
- Nokia 6700 (slide)
Update is available for following S60v5 devices:
- Nokia C6
- Nokia 5230
- Nokia 5235
- Nokia 5250
- Nokia X6
- Nokia N97 mini
- Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
- Nokia 5530 XpressMusic
For Nokia 5230, this update (to version 50.0.001) was available in form of phone software update and was marked as important. You’ll have to get this firmware update using the latest OVI Suite on your computer, it cannot be installed using OTA method.
If you come across any other significant improvement after upgrading your phone software then do share with me via comments below.