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Nokia's new Safari-based Smartphone Web Browser

MacNCell points out Nokia's press release for a new Web browser for their S60 smartphones.

Nokia today unveiled the new Web browser for its world leading smartphone software, S60 platform. The new browser is aimed to provide smartphone users with a true Web experience and industry leading performance when browsing full Web pages on the Internet using a smartphone.


Most interesting is that this new browser is based on Apple's WebCore and JavaScriptCore which is at the heart of Apple's Safari web browser. Nokia previous announced the development of this browser in June 2005.

Apple's Phil Schiller claims "Safari Web Kit's blazing performance, efficient code base and support for open standards make it an ideal open source technology for projects like the new Web browser for S60."

Nokia's Series 60 browser site shows images and examples of the phone's browser.