Nokia will continue with Symbian^3 based smartphones, with a UI revamp coming soon.
In an open letter to developers, Nokia’s VP Purnima Kochikar revealed plans about the future of Symbian^3 operating system. Kochikar said that the company will continue releasing smartphones running on Symbian^3 with plans to support it via regular updates.
The new devices will feature 1GHz+ processor, a faster GPU and use company’s “expertise” on location-based services and imaging to make Symbian smartphones more attractive.
Nokia will be working on the UI as well, improving many aspects of it in the upcoming updates. The major change will be of a brand new home screen, new flexible widgets, new icons, a faster browser, a new Navbar and an updated look to Ovi Store and Ovi Maps.
The company said the first update will be rolled out some time in summer this year.