Nokia unveiled a new phone for its XpressMusic family namely the 5530 XpressMusic. Claimed to be an ideal gadget for all the music enthusiasts, the handset is compact and possesses a touch interface for connecting with people and content on the bright clear homescreen.
The ‘scrolling’ Contacts Bar grants direct access to 20 people along with their latest conversations and media updates. Additionally, the homescreen sports one touch shortcuts to content and renowned social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace. This handset is the successor of the popular Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. It is built with a firm stainless steel frame finish and is packaged in five flamboyant colors.
The handset is specially designed to enhance the music and entertainment experience of consumers. It claims to be the ultimate device for those who desire speedy and easy access while sharing a vast selection of their media. It possesses a music player powered with 27 hours of playback time and an exceptional audio quality. Further, it supports a 4GB memory card for storing music and other media.
The device is built with a 2.9” widescreen display that assists users to view personal videos or those from social media sites such as Youtube and Facebook. Moreover managing music compilations is trouble free and can be harmonized with the PC by means of the Nokia Music for PC application. The handset is geared with the Nokia Stereo Headset WH-205 that includes a tangle-free cable to easily control calls and music.
The modern ‘people carousel’ comprises of thumbnail images of around 20 close friends of users. Further, it offers effortless access to their friends and communications history including emails, phone calls, photos or other renewals. It also features the pop-up Media Bar that offers one touch access to music, photos, videos, Internet and on-line sharing applications such as Ovi Share, Flickr and VOX.
The mobile device supports the GSM/EDGE networks and provides quick and inexpensive access to internet services. These services are offered through the integrated wireless LAN over the wireless networks. Nokia is teaming up with Boingo to offer users’ three months of free Internet access in select markets with this phone.
The Nokia 5530 XpressMusic would probably be ready for distribution in the third quarter of 2009. Its anticipated purchase price is €199 excluding taxes and subsidies.