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March 11, 2009

ESPOO, Finland, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Nokia (NYSE: NOK)
today announced the arrival of new Nokia Music Stores, more Comes With Music
launches and three new music devices. The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic, Nokia 5330
XpressMusic and Nokia 5030 bring people’s music to life with features that
give music lovers around the world easy access to the music they love. By
expanding the music range to different price points, introducing more markets
with Comes With Music service and the Nokia Music Store as well as making the
integration of these elements as easy as possible, on both on the mobile
device and the PC, Nokia is changing the way music is enjoyed. The digital
music player that rings in your pocket is also the library, the shop and the
platform to manage all your music.

“We’ve sold more than 425 million devices with a digital music player and
more than 700 million devices with an FM radio, which clearly shows that the
mobile phone is the natural device for listening to the music and carrying it
with you,” said Jo Harlow, Devices, Nokia. “Combining a connected digital
music player like the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic with unlimited access to
millions of tracks via Comes With Music means that in addition to their
favourite tracks, music lovers can discover, experiment, and keep the new
music they find.”

Currently available in 15 markets across three continents, the Nokia
Music Store lets people browse or purchase music, get recommendations or
search for their favorite artists, songs or albums directly from their
device. Nokia Music for PC software makes it easy to organise and transfer
the music between a PC and compatible device, rip and burn CDs, as well as
discover, stream and download directly from the Nokia Music Store. Today,
Mexico was the latest country to launch a Nokia Music Store with additional
markets such as Portugal, Norway and South Africa joining the fold in the
coming months.

Comes With Music gives people unlimited music downloads from the Nokia
Music Store for a year or 18 months. People can choose from millions of
tracks to download and keep them, even once the year is over. Currently
available in the United Kingdom and Singapore, Comes With Music will launch
in Australia later this month. Additional launches, including Italy, Sweden
and Mexico, are planned for the coming several months. The newest additions
to the Nokia XpressMusic range – the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic and Nokia 5330
XpressMusic – will be offered as Comes With Music compatible devices in
selected markets.

Nokia 5730 XpressMusic

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is Nokia’s first music-optimized device to
offer a full QWERTY keyboard – ideal for quick messaging. The heart of this
music device is the Homescreen for XpressMusic, providing access and dynamic
information on music, people, games, email and calendar.The Homescreen
features an improved contacts bar with up to 20 friends and family members
and provides direct access to music, N-Gage and other applications, like
Facebook, Photos, Ovi Contacts, Maps, messaging and more. With Ovi Contacts,
people see which friends are online, chat and even view what music they are
listening to.

The Music shortcut offers a quick access to the music stored on the
device as well as to the Nokia Music Store where they can find for
information on artists, music and over-the-air downloads, directly on the
device.

With the dedicated gaming keys the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is a true
N-Gage gadget. Direct access to the N-Gage Arena community and the preloaded
N-Gage games invite to connect and compete and check high scores with online
friends.

Nokia also launched the Nokia Mobile Holder CR-110 to keep the Nokia 5730
XpressMusic firmly in place.

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is expected to begin shipping in the third
quarter of 2009 for an estimated retail price of 280 EUR before subsidies and
taxes.

Nokia 5330 XpressMusic

With its edgy, top-sliced design and illumination effects, Nokia 5330
XpressMusic is ideal for music and keeping in touch with your social network.
XpressMusic touch keys on the side of the display provide instant access to
music. The standard 3.5mm jack offers crystal clear sound for any headphones,
and the extended battery life gives more than 26 hours of playback time. Of
course, the Nokia 5330 XpressMusic provides access to sites that specialize
in online sharing, including Ovi, Facebook, and MySpace.

The Nokia 5330 XpressMusic is expected to be available in the third
quarter of 2009 for an estimated retail price of 160 EUR.

To enhance your music listening experience on the go, Nokia offers a
variety of accessories. Nokia Bluetooth Stereo Headset BH-504 – that has
recently started shipping – has high quality audio with powerful speakers,
echo cancellation and noise reduction. Nokia Stereo Headset WH-500 is also
great for both music and calls and compatible with a broad range of devices.
Both headsets are easy to fold up and store in the carrying pouch. The
small-size Nokia Mini Speakers MD-8 with extra long playtime are ideal for
sharing favorite songs with friends.

Nokia 5030

Nokia 5030 is the company’s first phone with an internal FM radio
antenna, which eliminates the need for a headset or external speakers. The
one touch FM radio and channel selection keys on the side of the device
ensure the product lives up to its XpressRadio name. Placed sideways on the
table, the Nokia 5030 doubles as a portable FM radio and is ideal for
emerging markets, where people rely on a radio as their main source of
entertainment and news. The Nokia 5030 has up to a day of listening time and
10 hours of talk time, which comes to life with the powerful loudspeaker, and
is available in two colors – graphite and red.

One of Nokia’s most affordable devices to offer an FM radio, the Nokia
5030 is expected to begin shipping in the second quarter of 2009 with an
estimated retail price of less than 40 EUR, before taxes or subsidies.

Additional press materials and photos can be found at
http://www.nokia.com/press/

About Nokia

Nokia is the world’s number one manufacturer of mobile devices by market
share and a leader in the converging Internet and communications industries.
We make a wide range of devices for all major consumer segments and offer
Internet services that enable people to experience music, maps, media,
messaging and games. We also provide comprehensive digital map information
through NAVTEQ and equipment, solutions and services for communications
networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.

http://www.nokia.com

SOURCE Nokia Corporation


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