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New Nokia music phone delivers big sound in an ultra-thin package

May 30, 2008

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    Nokia and Rogers Wireless launch the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic mobile phone,
    a mini music powerhouse

    TORONTO, May 30 /CNW/ - Rogers Wireless, Canada's leading wireless
carrier, and Nokia today announced the Canadian launch of the Nokia 5310
XpressMusic MP3 phone. With crystal clear audio and a dedicated music chip to
power up to 20 hours of music playback, this super slim and stylish music
phone delivers exceptional sound to provide the ultimate mobile music
    "Rogers Wireless is synonymous with youth and music, offering the latest
innovations today's youth want in mobile music," says John Boynton, Senior
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Rogers Wireless. "The Nokia
XpressMusic phone is the latest in music phones available at Rogers, providing
our customers with incredible mobile music experiences. Today's announcement
reinforces our leadership in multimedia phones on the market - which is music
to my ears."
    Launching just in time for the nation's hottest awards show - the 2008
MuchMusic Video Awards - the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic handset allows fans to
bring their favourite music with them anywhere and everywhere. The handset is
equipped with a 1GB microSD card, and can support up to 4GB for downloading
and storing up to 3,000 songs from Rogers MusicStore. The dedicated
diamond-cut music controls and chrome volume keys allow for convenient access
and control of tunes, and the easy-to-use video recorder and 2-megapixel
camera with 4x digital zoom complete the multimedia experience.
    To celebrate the launch of the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic handset, Nokia is
giving away the ultimate music experience. On June 15th, Nokia is sending one
lucky fan and a guest to the 2008 MMVAs to walk the legendary red carpet with
a Nokia 5310 XpressMusic handset. The Nokia 5310 handset is perfect for a red
carpet moment - whether it's playing a favourite MMVA-nominated song in the
limo ride over or capturing pictures of the coolest celebrities. Fans can
enter to win the Nokia VIP experience at the 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards by
visiting The winner will also receive
tickets to the show and full VIP access to watch the awards and brush
shoulders with members of the music and movie glitterati.
    "As part of Nokia's growing line-up of XpressMusic handsets, the Nokia
5310 XpressMusic offers Rogers Wireless customers a great quality mobile music
experience," said Tejas Rao, Director of Technology, Nokia Canada.
"XpressMusic handsets combine Nokia's exceptional voice quality with a
powerful music experience that includes dedicated music keys, support for
3.5 mm connectors and an extended battery life for easy and convenient music
    In addition to the crisp two-inch display screen with 16 million colours,
the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic includes the following features and functions:-   Bluetooth 2.0 and USB 2.0 high-speed
    -   30 megabytes of internal memory
    -   Video playback
    -   Nokia Xpress audio messaging to easily send voice clips over-the-air
    -   Up to 5 hours of talk-time and 12.5 days of standby-time
    -   Rogers MobileMail to stay connected and on top of e-mailsThe Nokia 5310 XpressMusic is available at Rogers Wireless for $99.99
with a three-year service agreement.
    For more information on the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic mobile phone, please

    About Rogers Wireless

    Rogers Wireless provides wireless voice and data communications services
across Canada to more than 7.4 million customers under both the Rogers
Wireless and Fido brands. Proven to operate Canada's most reliable wireless
voice and data communications network, Rogers Wireless is Canada's largest
wireless provider and the only carrier operating on the global standard GSM
and highly advanced HSPA technology platforms. In addition to providing
seamless roaming in more than 200 countries with its GSM based services,
Rogers Wireless also provides wireless broadband services across Canada
utilizing its 2.5GHz fixed wireless spectrum. Rogers Wireless is a subsidiary
of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), a diversified Canadian
communications and media company. For further information, please visit

    About Nokia

    Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and
growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. We make a
wide range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to
experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business
mobility and more. Developing and growing our offering of consumer Internet
services, as well as our enterprise solutions and software, is a key area of
focus. We also provide equipment, solutions and services for communications
networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.