The Nokia 701 is the torch bearer in a generation shift for Symbian. Belle is a bold stylistic step forward and the Nokia 701 is the first in a trio of phones that will introduce it to the world. The Nokia R&D team left nothing to chance with this one - proven design, a brilliant screen and a 1GHz processor. [img width=109 height=200]http://st.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/nokia-701/preview/offic/thumb/gsmarena_001.jpg[/img][img width=109 height=200]http://st.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/nokia-701/preview/offic/thumb/gsmarena_002.jpg[/img][img width=40 height=200]http://st.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/nokia-701/preview/offic/thumb/gsmarena_003.jpg[/img][img width=162 height=200]http://st.gsmarena.com/vv/reviewsimg/nokia-701/preview/offic/thumb/gsmarena_004.jpg[/img] The 701 is based on the C7. The styling must be a Nokia favorite as they reused it in the gold-plated Oro too. As long as it's the same solid and fairly slim, alloy body we're not complaining. The Nokia 701 enjoys solid hardware upgrade too. A 1GHz CPU coupled with 512MB RAM is much more than what the lightweight Symbian OS is used to and the 1,000 nit display outshines competing screens. Not everything has changed though, here's the overview.