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Symbian 1 was announced in March 2007 and formed the basis for the Symbian platform. It incorporated the Symbian operating system and Series 60 5th edition that was built on Symbian OS 9.4. The first Series 60 5th edition was released in October 2008 all over the world. The key feature of 5th Edition is a support for high-resolution touchscreen, which is not present in the previous versions.It also introduces new features, which improve the multimedia and Internet experience of users. Related : Get all the top accessory geeks coupons and promo codes from MyDeals Club and save a fortune one smartphones and accessory products

Nokia 5800 Xpress Music is a first Symbian 1 smartphone, which is sporting 3.2-inch resistive touchscreen with a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels. It also integrates standard Application Programming Interfaces, C and C++, and includes Adobe Flash Lite 3.0 that provides Flash Lite Developers access to the important phone features, such as text messaging, contacts, device location information, etc.
These are the key features of Symbian 1 operating system –


OS Version

9.4

TouchScreen support

Yes (not multi-touch)

Customizable Home Screens

One

USB

No

FM Transmitter

Yes

Adobe Flash

Flash Lite Version 3.1

Microsoft Silverlight Support

Yes

SQLite support

Yes

Package Manager

.sis

Spell Checker

No

Cut, Copy and Paste support

Yes

Voice Recognition

Yes

Video format supports

H.263, H.264, WMV, MPEG4

Video Out

Nokia AV Out (PAL/NTSC)

Multitasking

Yes

Bluetooth Support

Yes

CPU architecture

ARM

Bluetooth Keyboard Support

Yes

As Symbian 1 mobile phones were built on Symbian OS 9.4, it was not made available as open source. Following are the list of Symbian one mobile phones –

    • Nokia 5230 – It was made available in November 2009.
    • Nokia 5233 – It was launched in 2010.
    • Nokia 5250 – It was announced in August 2010; no information on release date.
    • Nokia 5530 Xpress Music – It was launched in 2010.
    • Nokia 5800 Xpress Music – It was released on April 27, 2008.
    • Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition – It was announced on August 21, 2009.
    • Nokia C5-03 – It was released in December 2010.
    • Nokia C6-00 – It was made available on October 13, 2010.
    • Nokia N97 – It was made available on June 9, 2009.
    • Nokia N97 mini – It was made available in October 2009.
    • Nokia X6 – It was released in fourth quarter of 2009.
    • Samsung i8910 Omnia HD – It was announced on February 18, 2009.
    • Sony Ericsson Satio – It was released at the end of year 2009.
    • Sony Ericsson Vivaz – It was made available on March 5, 2010.
    • Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro – It was released in June 2010.
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