Sleek and stylish Nokia music device features access to Rogers
urMusic™ serviceTORONTO, June 22 /CNW/ - Nokia rocked the nation today by announcing the
Canadian availability of the eagerly anticipated Nokia 5800 XpressMusic,
available exclusively at Rogers Wireless. The innovative mobile device
supports Nokia's vision to provide consumers with the ultimate music
experience and features the urMusic service from Rogers Wireless, giving
Canadians access to well over a million songs.
"Music can be a great connecting experience, one that we are proud to
support at Rogers Wireless through our innovative music services such as
urMusic and Wireless Box Office," said John Boynton, Senior Vice President and
Chief Marketing Officer, Rogers Wireless. "The touchscreen Nokia 5800
XpressMusic, the latest addition to our extensive lineup of music capable
devices, is sure to appeal to music lovers who want access to the latest
tracks, ringtones and tickets to exclusive Live Nation concerts, along with
the ability to keep in touch with friends on the go."
Music at your fingertips
When it comes to enjoying music, consumers are looking for a superior
experience - more memory, loud and powerful speakers, easy synchronization and
ease-of-use. The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic delivers on all counts by giving
consumers a tool to quickly and easily access and share music and content.
"The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic gives consumers the opportunity to customize
their music experience and listen to the songs they love on the mobile device
that's always at their side," said Richard White, General Manager, Nokia
Canada. "This device is convergence at its best and provides music enthusiasts
with everything they need to make music a bigger part of their day."
With Nokia's resistive touch enabled 5800 XpressMusic, consumers can feel
the device respond to each touch with instant vibration feedback and enjoy a
high-resolution 3.2" display screen on one of the widest Nokia display screens
The device provides fun at your fingertips with easy access to music,
pictures and more with one touch from the home screen. Consumers can also
listen to their favourite songs again and again, play music for friends with
built-in stereo speakers and download videos to watch in stunning quality on
the widescreen display.
The urMusic application allows you to discover, browse and download songs
from all your favourite artists. urMusic also gives you access to the best
Live Nation® concerts with Wireless Box Office™, a mobile ticketing
service where Rogers pays the service charges.
The enhanced navigation experience on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic includes
rich, easy-to-use maps with urban detail as well as satellite views. Try out
three months of free voice guided turn-by-turn navigation(xx) - for walking or
driving - along with the new City Guides that offer a great way to explore
The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic helps consumers keep in touch with friends and
family by enabling the sharing of photos and online content. Users can take
photos with the device's 3.2 megapixel camera then simply upload, organize and
share their photos and videos with social networks from the device to a
Mobile Music Enhanced
The following music accessories from Nokia help create the ultimate
mobile music experience with phone functionality:
Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-103 - With this headset users can switch
automatically between favourite tunes and important calls with the push of a
button and enjoy wireless music and conversation in clear stereo sound.
Nokia Bluetooth Stereo Headset BH-503 - This cool looking wireless stereo
headset helps users listen to music and stay connected. It provides crisp,
high-quality audio and has the ability to pause advance or rewind tracks with
a touch of button.
Nokia Portable Speakers MD-8 - These small, sleek and portable speakers
have a cool, crisp design and pack plenty of power. Users can enjoy up to 40
hours of music playtime and an FM antenna is built-in to support the FM radio
on a compatible handset.
The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is now available at Rogers Wireless for
$199.99 on select 3 year terms and will be available online at www.rogers.com
starting tomorrow. For more information on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and
related music accessories, please visit www.nokia.ca. For more information on
Rogers urMusic, please visit www.urmusic.ca.(xx) Nokia navigation service is free for 90 days from service
activation. Mobile data charges may apply when using Nokia Maps and
turn-by-turn navigation.About Nokia
Nokia is a pioneer in mobile telecommunications and the world's leading
maker of mobile devices. Today, we are connecting people in new and different
ways - fusing advanced mobile technology with personalized services to enable
people to stay close to what matters to them. We also provide comprehensive
digital map information through NAVTEQ; and equipment, solutions and services
for communications networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.
About Rogers Wireless
Rogers Wireless provides wireless voice and data communications services
across Canada to more than 8 million customers under both the Rogers Wireless
and Fido brands. Proven to operate Canada's fastest mobile data network as
well as the most reliable network for voice with the clearest reception and
fewest dropped calls, 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/areas 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 www.rogers.com.