Two new(Music) phones for music lovers
Nokia finally announced their latest handsets at the Nokia GoPlay event in London. Official pictures of the new handsets already leaked yesterday, but guys, it’s official now…
Nokia has added two models to its music oriented XpressMusic series today.
The Nokia 5310 XpressMusic is a music-dedicated handset based on the Nokia S40 platform. It features a 2.0” QVGA TFT display with ambient light sensor, stereo Bluetooth, and a 2 megapixel camera. The 5310 stands at only 9.9 mm thickness and weighs only 70.2 g which makes it one of the most compact devices by Nokia. The quad-band Nokia 5310 has 30MB of internal memory and a microSD memory card slot. Depending on the market a memory card of capacity up to 2GB will be included in the retail package. The mobile sports stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) and a microUSB slot when it comes to connecting other gadgets and GPRS and EDGE, when network connectivity is involved. Equipped with a dedicated audio chip and 3 dedicated music keys Nokia 5310 should be able to provide up to 18 hours of music playback time. The Nokia 5310 XpressMusic will hit the market at an estimated price of EUR 225 before taxes.
The Nokia 5310 XpressMusic bar-shaped handset
The next is the Nokia 5610 XpressMusic super-slider phone
The Nokia 5610 XpressMusic is a handset for the music lovers as the name suggests, and it comes in the slider form factor. The music-centric device comes with a built-in dedicated audio chip and the manufacturer is promising up to 22 hours of non-stop playback. The Nokia 5610 is based on the Nokia S40 platform and sports a 3.2 megapixel camera with 2-step shutter key and LED flash. The 2.2″ 16M TFT display supports QVGA resolution (320 x 240 pixels). The integrated memory is only 20MB but it is expandable through the microSD card slot (a 512MB or 1GB card included in the retail package). The connectivity capabilities include a microUSB port and stereo Bluetooth (A2DP). There is also a variety of choices when it comes to network connectivity – GPRS, EDGE and UMTS are supported. Nokia 5610 XpressMusic is going to work well with all four GSM bands and two UMTS ones (850/2100 Mhz). A dedicated American version will also have dual-band UMTS support (850/1900 MHz). The phone has an estimated retail price of EUR 300 before taxes.
The Nokia 5610 XpressMusic Super Slider phone
I thought Nokia will release a Black version of the Nokia 5300..it just means that i’m totally
wrong.If I were to choose between the two new phones,I say that both phone are really cool so its really hard to choose between them.The Nokia 5310 wins on the design segment(For its simplicity and slim factor) and the Nokia 5610 rocks on its unique navi-slider and a large array of features.Just stay tuned for more news and announcements.
[Via GSMArena and EnGadget]