Rogers brings the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic to Canada

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Today, Nokia announced that their new touch/music phone, the 5800 XpressMusic, will be be available from in Canada via Rogers starting tomorrow from the Rogers website.  Full details below.

Toronto, June 22, 2009 – Nokia rocked the nation today by announcing the Canadian availability of the eagerly anticipated Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, available exclusively at Rogers Wireless. The innovative mobile device supports Nokia’s vision to provide consumers with the ultimate music experience and features the urMusic service from Rogers Wireless, giving Canadians access to well over a million songs.

“Music can be a great connecting experience, one that we are proud to support at Rogers Wireless through our innovative music services such as urMusic and Wireless Box Office,” said John Boynton, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Rogers Wireless. “The touchscreen Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, the latest addition to our extensive lineup of music capable devices, is sure to appeal to music lovers who want access to the latest tracks, ringtones and tickets to exclusive Live Nation concerts, along with the ability to keep in touch with friends on the go.”

Music at your fingertips

When it comes to enjoying music, consumers are looking for a superior experience – more memory, loud and powerful speakers, easy synchronization and ease-of-use. The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic delivers on all counts by giving consumers a tool to quickly and easily access and share music and content.

“The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic gives consumers the opportunity to customize their music experience and listen to the songs they love on the mobile device that’s always at their side,” said Richard White, General Manager, Nokia Canada. “This device is convergence at its best and provides music enthusiasts with everything they need to make music a bigger part of their day.”

Touch

With Nokia’s resistive touch enabled 5800 XpressMusic, consumers can feel the device respond to each touch with instant vibration feedback and enjoy a high-resolution 3.2” display screen on one of the widest Nokia display screens to date.

Play

The device provides fun at your fingertips with easy access to music, pictures and more with one touch from the home screen. Consumers can also listen to their favourite songs again and again, play music for friends with built-in stereo speakers and download videos to watch in stunning quality on the widescreen display.

Rogers urMusic™

The urMusic application allows you to discover, browse and download songs from all your favourite artists.  urMusic also gives you access to the best Live Nation® concerts with Wireless Box Office™, a mobile ticketing service where Rogers pays the service charges.

Explore

The enhanced navigation experience on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic includes rich, easy-to-use maps with urban detail as well as satellite views. Try out three months of free voice guided turn-by-turn navigation** – for walking or driving – along with the new City Guides that offer a great way to explore undiscovered places.

Share

The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic helps consumers keep in touch with friends and family by enabling the sharing of photos and online content. Users can take photos with the device’s 3.2 megapixel camera then simply upload, organize and share their photos and videos with social networks from the device to a desktop.

Mobile Music Enhanced

The following music accessories from Nokia help create the ultimate mobile music experience with phone functionality:

Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-103 – With this headset users can switch automatically between favourite tunes and important calls with the push of a button and enjoy wireless music and conversation in clear stereo sound.

Nokia Bluetooth Stereo Headset BH-503 – This cool looking wireless stereo headset helps users listen to music and stay connected. It provides crisp, high-quality audio and has the ability to pause advance or rewind tracks with a touch of button.

Nokia Portable Speakers MD-8 – These small, sleek and portable speakers have a cool, crisp design and pack plenty of power. Users can enjoy up to 40 hours of music playtime and an FM antenna is built-in to support the FM radio on a compatible handset.

The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is now available at Rogers Wireless for $199.99 on select 3 year terms and will be available online at www.rogers.com starting tomorrow. For more information on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and related music accessories, please visit www.nokia.ca. For more information on Rogers urMusic, please visit www.urmusic.ca.

~ by consolecreatures on June 22, 2009.

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