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Nokia launches Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) Solution

February 14, 2006 Nokia launched its Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) network solution at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona yesterday, along with a variety of other solutions for operators and service providers to enhance network operation and enhance customer satisfaction. UMA technology enables the use of broadband and unlicensed access technologies, such as WLAN (WiFi) to offer and expand mobility to users of voice and data services. UMA can also be a useful approach to extending GSM indoor coverage. The Nokia offering combines network equipment and an UMA capable handset to create a complete end-to-end solution. Nokia also launched its newest UMA capable phone, the Nokia 6136, and gave a live demonstration of UMA calls. The Nokia UMA solution will be available in the second quarter of 2006.  Read More

Nokia's Latest Fashion Phone Collection

Take a look back at any new technology in its infancy and its styling starts off rather conservatively. Telephones, television and cars are obvious examples, but the more you think about the initial form factor and its evolution, the more you’ll see how likely it is that the mobile phone has a long way yet to go, even if it weren’t for all the convergence. SContinuing to push the boundaries of mobile phone design, Nokia has introduced a collection of three trend-inspired mobile phones, the Nokia 7360, Nokia 7370 and Nokia 7380. Each model in the L'Amour Collection offers a beautiful mix of contrasts - infusing cultural and ethnic influences with luxurious touches of the unexpected. Hints of vintage and craftsmanship, are fused with natural materials, colors and patterns, all carefully crafted and layered with a passion for detail.  Read More

Nokia introduces a new family of handheld business devices

October 16, 2005 As wireless always-on technology invades the business world, the race is definitely on to grab the first round of market share beyond the early-adopters and Nokia strengthened its hand with the addition of three new models to its portfolio of business-optimized devices this week. The Nokia E60, Nokia E61 and Nokia E70 - the first of the new Nokia Eseries - are distinctively different in design and allow businesses of all sizes to mobilize their workforce. Nokia Eseries models combine attractive and easy-to-use designs that appeal to individual business users with new underlying technologies that allow IT departments to effectively manage security settings, corporate applications and data. Each of the devices is designed to accommodate must-have mobile applications needed in today's business world like mobile email and advanced voice calling functions. The E60, E61 and E70 will be available in the first quarter of 2006 worldwide.  Read More

Nokia N90 Voted European Media Phone of the Year

August 16, 2005 Nokia's N90, has been awarded the European Media Phone of the Year 2005-2006 by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA), the largest editorial multimedia organization in Europe. The award is an endorsement of the Nokia N90's industry-leading feature set, which makes it one of the most high performance devices in the marketplace. Commenting on the award, EISA praised the Nokia N90 as a 'true best-of-breed multimedia phone, stuffed full of advanced photo, video audio and messaging features'. EISA also highlighted the Nokia N90's Carl Zeiss optics which 'endows it with serious photographic ability, including capturing and editing 2 megapixel digital photos and MPEG 4 352x288 resolution video.'  Read More

Nokia’s ingenious marketing campaign

August 3, 2005 It’s not often that you see a scheme where everybody wins but Sydney-based mobile communication company KahDo has come up with a unique medium that brings advertisers and consumers together in a scheme that does just that. More than just outdoor advertising, KahDo’s fleet of 100 branded Smart Cars are driven by real consumers, and aims to achieve advertising effectiveness through unexpectedness. The drivers are hand picked for their socially active, urban lifestyle. Kahdo recruits a select community of opinion leaders by offering them a fully maintained Smart car for a subsidised cost of AUD$35 (US$26) per week. In return for the subsidised car, exclusive product usage, free samples and invitations to special events, these influential 18 to 34 year old urban consumers agree to ambassador status and minimum usage levels of the cars that are wrapped in advertising. Telecommunications giant Nokia was the first to take to the streets of Australia’s two largest cities (Sydney and Melbourne) this week using the innovative, new marketing concept to reach young, urban consumers with unique messages about the brand.  Read More

Nokia launches new Linux based Internet Tablet product category

May 26, 2005 Nokia introduced the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet at the LinuxWorld Summit in New York here yesterday. The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet is a dedicated device optimized for convenient Internet browsing and email communications in a sleek pocketsize format. The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet features an high-resolution (800x480) widescreen display with zoom and on-screen keyboard, ideal for viewing online content over Wi-Fi. Aside from Wi-Fi, the device can also connect to the Internet utilising Bluetooth wireless technology via a compatible mobile phone.  Read More

Nokia launches Nseries branded multimedia device range

April 28, 2005 Nokia has announced a new range of next generation multimedia devices that will be sold as the Nokie N series. Packed with the latest technologies such as 3G, Carl Zeiss Optics, megapixel cameras, multi-gigabyte memory, VHS resolution video and WLAN, the Nokia Nseries offers new fusions of digital media and mobility to the hands of mobile users. Consumers can now use a single device to do everything from snapping print-quality images, reading email, listening to music, browsing their favorite websites, watching mobile TV and much more. The Nokia Nseries multimedia range is styled to meet the expectations of the most demanding customers with stainless steel finishes and black pearl and smooth silver color pallets. The first Nokia Nseries products are expected to become available during the second quarter of 2005 followed by several more by the end of 2005.  Read More

Art Meets State-of-the-Art: the Nokia 8800

April 27, 2005 Nokia’s newly unveiled 8800 is designed as a showcase premium device and is designed using watchmaking and jewellery techniques. Encased in a slim stainless steel body, the Nokia 8800 glides open to reveal a number of distinctive details, each meticulously considered and researched to complement the prestige and quality of the device. To heighten the experience, the Nokia 8800 features exclusive audio accompaniment, including all ringtones and alerts, by award-winning composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. With a Zen-like goal to balance form and functionality, the guiding principle of Nokia's designers and engineers was to create a modern mobile phone which is the epitome of style and elegance, which is a pleasure to use and a delight to behold.  Read More

Nokia 7710 offers handwriting recognition

November 8, 2004 The Nokia 7710 shown for the first time last week offers both pen input and handwriting recognition and an eBook reader on a widescreen display featuring 640x320 pixels and 65k colors. The 7710 includes also includes a full Internet browser, an integrated music player with stereo audio, an extensive set of video features such as Real Player playback, streaming and recording and a megapixel camera with 2-x digital zoom and an FM radio with Visual Radio client. Listeners will be able to see information on the song and artist currently playing on the radio or participate in competitions.  Read More

Nokia and Fujifilm offer in-store mobile phone prints

Because it uses a removable Multimedia Memory Card as its storage media, digital snaps from the new Nokia 6600 camera phone can be printed via in-store photo kiosks. Nokia and Fujifilm have announced a deal designed to entice consumers to sample this new functionality - purchasers of the Nokia 6600 are being offered 10 free prints per month...  Read More

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