Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone to hit the US via T-Mobile

Nokia 5310, T-Mobile logo

America can now shake its heads and tap its feet to the tunes of Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone as T-Mobile USA announced the availability of the device in the US.

The phone will be launched on May 28 and there is a bonus for users. The phone comes preloaded with latest hits from ‘Panic At The Disco’ and ‘Phantom Planet’. Also, Panic At The Disco’s latest number That Green Gentleman’s making-of video with a greeting from the band is bundled.

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The Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone features:

  • T-Mobile myFaves enabled
  • Music player with dedicated external music controls
  • MP3 and video ring tones
  • Stereo Bluetooth connectivity
  • 2.0 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom
  • Video capture and playback
  • FM radio
  • 1 GB micro-SD card included in box (support for up to 4 GB)
  • Digital music player (supports AAC, eAAC+, MP3 and WMA formats)
  • 2-inch QVGA 240 x 320 display with up to 16 million colors
  • Stereo wired headset
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack, compatible for use with most music player earphones
  • Hands free speaker
  • Voice dialing, voice commands and voice recorder
  • Tri-band 850, 1800, 1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Dimensions: 1.76 x 4.09 x 0.39 inches, 3.0 ounces
  • The phone is 0.39 inches thick and weighs 3 ounces and has a capacity of playing 18 hours of music with 3:45 per song with 48 Kbps eAAC+ (M4A) encoding on the Nokia Music Manager. The phone has a ‘sleek finish’ and is available in the colour schemes of black/red, black/purple and black/orange.

    Now there are some additional gifts for subscribers – they can enter a code from an in-box flyer at www.nokiausa.com/xpressmusic to win several prizes like music-themed download for themselves or to gift it to their friend or a grand prize of a $100 TicketMaster Gift Card to ‘purchase tickets to a concert of the winner’s choice’. Thus T-Mobile and Nokia provides an opportunity for their customers “to share their love of music to stick together with those who matter most in their lives”. The offer is limited.

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    “Interest in music phones continues to grow as people look for devices that bring together everything they need to stay connected,” said Sajal Sahay, Director of Product Marketing, T-Mobile USA. “The new Nokia XpressMusic phone will appeal to many of our customers thanks to an easy user experience, sleek design and affordable price.”

    “Nokia offers a range of entertainment-enabled devices for consumers who want their favorite experiences, like music, with them wherever they go,” said Frank Vium, Vice President of Sales, Nokia USA. “We believe the feature-rich, well-designed Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone will be well-received with music lovers across the United States, who also appreciate all the functionality of a great phone.”

    The phone is available for $49.99 plus taxes and fees.

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