Unfortunately this isn’t a new phone from Nokia, but is a rebadged version of Nokia’s C7 smartphone. The Astound is target primarily at the American market and will be sold under the T-Mobile banner. The Astound will be available from the 6th of April exclusively through T-Mobile at a contract price of $79.99.
The specifications of the Astound are exactly the same as that of Nokia’s C7 smartphone. The OS used is Symbian ^3 and will have the lastest additions and updates including a portrait keyboard and a new native browser. For the Price the Astound offers an astounding number of high level features including an 3.5″ AMOLED screen, 8GB of phone memory, 3.5 mm audio jack and comes with Ovi maps fully integrated.
- T-Mobile Nokia Astound Hands-on at CTIA (thenokiablog.com)
- T-Mobile to offer Nokia Astound April 6 for $79.99 (reviews.cnet.com)
- T-Mobile Nokia C7 Astound Unboxing and Hands-On [With Symbian^3!] (slashgear.com)