The Nokia Shade slips underneath the shadows of bigger Nokia news by making its way towards the mass marketplace via Verizon. This is no smartphone, and ought to be perfect for parents who want to get their kids a cellphone which does the basic stuff well – making and receiving calls as well as text messages that do not go missing. Anything more than that, the Shade’s not for you. This clamshell handset will come with the standard alphanumeric keypad, the high possibility of Symbian S40 operating system and a 2-megapixel camera. Word has it that the Nokia Shade will phase out the Mirage eventually, and only time can tell.
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