The Finns are about to release two new CDMA cellphones, the Nokia 8208 and Nokia 3608. According to Nokia they run on a Series 40 Users Interface.
Nokia 8208 is the first dual-slide not implemented in the N series. At first look this device can be very simple. It includes dual-band CDMA connectivity (800 / 1900 MHz) with EV-DO Rev A, a 2.2 inch TFT display and 240 x 320 pixels. The device also comes with built in GPS, music player, FM radio, Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR.
In addition the Nokia 8208 comes with Brew browser and a 3 megapixel camera with flash and video recording. To this the Finns added microUSB 2.0, 150 MB of internal memory and support up to 8GB thanks to the microSD card. The battery lasts about 4 hours in talk-time and 11 days in stand by.
The second device, Nokia 3608 has a 2.0 inch internal display with 176 x 220 pixels, 1.2 external screen with 128 x 128 pixels. This device also comes with CDMA connectivity (800 / 1900 MHz) and built in GPS. The camshell has music keys on its from case making the device great when using its music player or FM radio. In addition it comes with Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR and a 1.3 megapixel camera, microUSB 2.0 of internal memory.
Exact release dates are unknown, so are the prices. It is highly possible that the devices will first be released in China via China Unicom. In the near future they might also be available in North America through Verizon or Sprint.