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.

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.

    “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.