Nokia and AT&T have officially announced the Nokia Surge, an entry-level S60 handset with slide-out QWERTY keyboard and 3G connectivity. The Nokia Surge has a 2.4-inch (240 x 320) LCD display, a 2MP shooter, A-GPS with AT&T Navigator support, and AT&T Video Share for video calls. In addition, the phone also supports a full messaging suite, including IM, SMS, MMS and email. You can easily upload and share pictures or videos from the phone to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr using JuiceCaster. The browser has Flash support for streaming video, and various mobile music download options such as Napster, eMusic and XM Radio.
The Nokia Surge will be available on AT&T from July 19th, 2009 for $79.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate. It will require a two-year agreement on both a voice plan (minimum $39.99) and data plan (minimum $30), which adds up to $1,759.75 over the course of the contract.