Nokia, today, unveiled the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic. The compact gizmo makes use of a touch interface to access people and content on crystal clear homescreen. Accessibility to 20 people and their media updates is provided by the ‘scrolling’ bar. One touch shortcuts to popular content and social networks on the homescreen is another advantage.
Nokia 5530 is a devotee of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and widens the touch XpressMusic phone range. The stainless steel finish of its body comes in 5 distinct colors. Central to the Nokia 5530 is the music and entertainment experience. It is best suited to those who wish to quickly access, share and mix a vast media selection.
Staying loyal to its XpressMusic nature, it’s a great music player with 27 hours of playback time, ace audio quality and a 4GB memory card for storage. One can purchase music online or via the phone at the Nokia music store. It is easily manageable and can be synchronized with the PC using the Nokia Music for PC application. Accompanying the phone is the Nokia Stereo Headset WH-205.
The ‘people carousel’ feature enables accessibility to thumbnail images, communications history and media updates of every users’ top 20 close contacts. The added feature of the device, the pop-up media bar, enhances utility by keeping online sharing applications one simple touch away. It supports GSM/EDGE networks and offers a quick and affordable access to the internet via the integrated wireless LAN.
Nokia and Boingo are joining hands to offer phone with three months of free internet usability to select markets. Boingo operates with hundreds of hotspot operators globally in recognized locations like airports and hotels.
The shipping of the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic phone is anticipated by the third quarter 2009. Its estimated retail price is €199 exclusive of taxes and subsidies.