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Nokia unveils its own instant messenger to rival Apple’s iMessage

Nokia has announced its own instant messenger, available to download now. IM for Nokia, is set to arrive pre-installed on all the new handsets.

Nokia’s instant messenger app allows you to send messages to any other users, and anyone logged into Ovi Mail, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger and MySpace IM.

Aside from Nokia E7 users, many may find it difficult to type prolonged missives on Nokia’s ageing touch keyboard.

Nokia is set to release several new handsets over the summer, including the Nokia X7 and E6, both of which will be running the latest version of Symbian, Anna.

The E6 looks set to continue Nokia’s cameraphone pedigree, with an 8-megapixel camera bolstered by a dual LED flash and a sizeable 8GB of storage built-in.

The Nokia X7 looks like an entertainment-centered handset . Both Galaxy on Fire HD and Asphalt 5 HD will both come pre-loaded on the X7.

 

Source: Nokia

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