Nokia and Fido launch the Nokia 6555, a sleek, fold-back handset that's sure to impress TORONTO, March 4 /CNW/ - Fido and Nokia today announced the Canadian availability of the new Nokia 6555 mobile phone. Designed with the fashion conscious consumer in mind, with a stylish piano-black cover and retro analog clock display, the sleek fold-back handset exudes elegance and boasts superb functionality. The gentle curved shape and unique "smoothback" design, eliminates the sharp edge found at the hinge of most conventional folding phones, and makes the Nokia 6555 phone a joy to behold. Style mavens will not only be chic but comfortable when talking on their fashionable new mobile phone. "Fido customers have for years enjoyed the easy-to-use and stylish interface of Nokia devices," said Patrick Hadsipantelis, VP, Marketing, Fido. "Design and functionality are very important to them when it comes to choosing the right mobile phone. The Nokia 6555 delivers on both counts, enabling our customers to stay connected and look good at the same time." With support for Fido's MobileMail e-mail solution and a host of entertainment options, the Nokia 6555 handset allows users to stay in touch while on the go. With the Nokia 6555, customers can browse, download, share and stream videos, for a rich mobile experience. The 16 million colour, 2.0" main display allows for crisp images and videos. "Canadian consumers are demanding more from their mobile phones," said Joe Woo, Director of Sales, Nokia Canada. "With the Nokia 6555 phone, Fido and Nokia are giving consumers the opportunity to take advantage of Fido's network and full range of services. Now Canadians can take advantage of mobile e-mail and enjoy fast and easy downloads." Along with the sleek design and fast downloading capabilities, the Nokia 6555 also includes the following features and functions:- 1.3 megapixel camera and video recorder with 6x digital zoom for spontaneous capture of special moments to share with friends and family - XHTML browser for Internet browsing - Enhanced voice dialling - 30MB internal user memory, with support for up to 2GB memory with a microSD card - Bluetooth 2.0 for talking hands-free, connecting with other Bluetooth devices, or transferring data between the handset and a PC - Large keypad and generously sized scroll keysThe Nokia 6555 is available exclusively at Fido retail locations, retail partners and online at Fido.ca for $75, including a 1G Memory Card, with a three-year Fido Agreement. For more information on the Nokia 6555 handset and mobile enhancements, please visit www.nokia.ca. About Nokia Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. Nokia provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators and corporations. For over twenty years Nokia has been bringing the best in mobile phones and enhancements to Canada to satisfy the diverse needs of Canadian consumers. www.nokia.ca. About Fido Fido offers Canadian consumers and businesses a wide range of wireless voice and data communications products and services, including international roaming in 200 countries/areas. Fido is wholly owned by Rogers Wireless Inc., Canada's largest wireless provider and the country's only carrier operating on the global standard GSM technology platform. For more information, please visit fido.ca.