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Nokia Launches the Nokia 5250 Music Touch Screen Phone
      #38308 - 08/24/10 03:14 PM

Nokia today launched the Nokia 5250, a touchscreen, music-centric phone. The Nokia 5250 has a 2 megapixel camera, games and applications from Ovi store, a 2.8" TFT touch screen, Bluetooth and runs Symbian 1 OS. Here is more info on this new Nokia music phone:

The device comes with a music player on the home screen and tracks can be downloaded from Ovi Music or your own collection. There's 51MB of memory on board, but audiophiles can expand this to up to 16GB with a microSD memory card ? enough space for 4000 songs. The device also offers an FM radio. Topping off its musical credentials, the 5250 comes with a free copy of the acclaimed Guitar Hero 5 Mobile: this is a phone that invites you to rock out while you?re on the move. The Nokia 5250 will ship with the all-you-can-eat music offering, Ovi Music Unlimited, in selected territories.

This is a highly sociable phone. Also on the home screen, you?ll find your favourite contacts and there?s easy access to Facebook, MySpace and the rest. You can also log-in to multiple email accounts such as Ovi Mail, Gmail and Yahoo! Mail, as well as instant messenger accounts from all the usual suspects. Extra applications can, of course, be added using the Ovi Store.

Battery life is also excellent. The device will last up to 18 days in standby or up to seven hours talktime. If you stick to music, then it can play for 24 hours without stopping.

The 5250 runs the Symbian^1 operating system and offers GSM/EDGE communications over four bands and GPRS for data. It has a 2.8-inch TFT screen with a 16:9 apect ratio and a resolution of 640 x 360 pixels. On the back, there?s a 2-megapixel camera, with Ovi Share installed to let you upload your snaps to the Web. Eminently pocketable, the device measures 104mm x 49mm x 14mm.

Key Features

?Discover and download tracks from Ovi Music
?Quick access to device music collection
?Store thousands of tracks with a 16 GB memory card
?Ovi Music Unlimited in select markets
?Music player support MP3, AAC, eAAC+ and WMA
?FM stereo radio

Social networking
?Easy access to social networking sites (such as Facebook, Hi5, MySpace)
?Favorite contacts on the home screen
?Log in to multiple email accounts (such as Ovi Mail, Yahoo!? Mail, Gmail?, Windows Live? Hotmail)
?Stylus for easy typing

Additional features
?Games and applications from Ovi Store
?Premium game included: Guitar Hero 5 Mobile
?2 megapixel camera
?Share photos and videos with Ovi Share
?Ovi Contacts

Data Services & Connectivity
?GPRS/EGPRS class B, multislot class 32
?Dual Transfer Mode (DTM) class A, multi slot class 11
?Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP/AVRCP
?Micro-USB connector
?3.5 mm AV connector
?2 mm connector

Technical Profile

GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900

User Interface:
Symbian^1 (Symbian OS, S60 5.0)

104 mm x 49 mm x 14 mm (L x W x T)

69 cc

107 g (including battery)

2,8? TFT with up to 16M colors nHD 16:9 widescreen (640x360)

Up to 51 MB internal memory, support for up to 16 GB microSD memory card

Operating times
Standby time:
Up to 18,5 days (450 hours)
Talk time:
Up to 7,7 hoursMusic playback:Up to 24 hours

Standard Sales Package Includes
?Nokia 5250 handset
?Nokia Battery BL-4U, 1000 mAh
?Nokia Travel Charger AC-3
?Nokia Headset

44Inbox Colors
Dark Grey, Blue, Red, Purple, White

Before taxes and operator subsidies, the Nokia 5250 will cost just ?115 and is expected to ship in the fourth quarter.


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