Nokia has announced the new edition of its Series 40 platform for mobile application development.
This is the 5th edition of Nokias Series 40 platform, it will include Java, Java ME support, as well as the new MIDP 2.1 and enhanced user interface for multimedia rich applications. The edition implements the advanced JSR-248 Mobile Service Architecture specification, developed by an industry task force headed ba Nokia and Vodafone. It will also suport Adobe Flash Lite 2.1 and many other multimedia improvements.
New developer tools, including Series 40 5th Edition SDKs with device emulator, Java class libraries, APIs (including the Nokia UI API) and documentation, will be made available in June 2007. So you can expect some cool Series 40 phones later this year or early next year.