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Starting Today, Nokia 5800 Comes With Music is Available in the Brazilian Market

April 29, 2009

SAO PAULO, Brazil, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ –

– TIM, the First Operator to Sell the Device, Brings a Special Offer
Consisting of a Free-of-Charge, Unrestricted Data Package for two Months;
Brazil is the First Country in the Americas to Receive the Comes With Music
Service, Which Allows Consumers to Download More Than Three Million Tracks at
no Extra Cost

Nokia (NYSE: NOK) announces the start of offering Nokia 5800 Comes With
Music, which brings to Brazil the revolutionary music download service, by
which consumers will be able to download millions of tracks unlimitedly.
Nokia 5800 is the first product to receive the service, a 3.2″ widescreen
touch screen model, which already sold 3 million units since its arrival in
the market in November of last year*.

Starting today, the device is available for purchase at Nokia Store SP
( Rua Oscar Freire, 849) and at Nokia’s online store (
http://www.nokia.com.br/loja). TIM will be the only operator to sell the
solution during first month of launch. Customers that were already registered
on the available pre-sales opportunity at the online store will receive their
devices at home by this week’s end.

By purchasing the device, customer is immediately entitled to enable the
Comes With Music service and start exploring and downloading more than three
million tracks of international and Brazilian artists, unlimitedly, for one
year, thanks to agreements signed with the four of the world’s largest labels
and hundreds of independent labels. Downloads can be made via PC, as well
directly to the Nokia 5800 device. When this period comes to an end,
consumers will be able to keep all tracks on their computers and mobile
devices. For video tutorials on how to help users to activate and use the
service, please log on to http://www.nokia.com.br/musica.

In Brazil, the list of labels include: Tratore, Som Livre, Deckdisc, ST2,
Building Records, Atracao, among others. The local music content represents a
very important component inside the catalog, to both, the domestic audience,
and enthusiasts of the Brazilian music throughout the world where Comes With
Music is available.

As a special launching offer, when acquiring Nokia 5800 with the
unlimited data package, TIM’s customers will receive two months of free
download of music, games, videos and other content, access to the Internet
and they will be able to read emails without paying anything for data
transfer. Nokia 5800 Comes With Music costs BRL 399.00 when signing for the
TIM Brasil 250 plan, plus the mobile device unlimited data package.

“We know that the Brazilian consumer is among the world’s top consumers
of national music, consequently we made sure to contact major labels and
local independent labels as well,” says Almir Narcizo, president of Nokia
Brazil
. “With Nokia 5800 Comes With Music we are making available the
opportunity to have access to this content to them and to everyone that
enjoys our music, with a product that will revolutionize the ways of digital
consumption,” concluded Narcizo.

“We are focused on bringing first hand great news to customers,
increasing our portfolio to satisfy the various users’ profiles. With Nokia
5800, we are confident about our special promotion: we offer two months of
free unlimited data transfer so that all our customers might experience all
Internet services and direct download to the device,” states Rogerio
Takayanagi
, Marketing director for TIM Brasil.

Touch screen with millions of free tracks

With the 8GB memory card, high quality stereo, graphic equalizer and
standard 3.5mm jack for headset, Nokia 5800 Comes With Music offers the most
powerful sound in the industry. It supports 3G and Wi-Fi networks, making it
easier to download music and to have a fast Internet access. Additionally,
for still photos it includes a 3.2MP camera and Carl Zeiss lenses, and video
recording. Integrated GPS with Nokia Maps is another differential in the
model.

The device offers an abundant multimedia capacity and email access, and
it is the first touch-screen device compatible with TIM TV service, with
which customers are able to watch an extended TV scheduling directly on the
mobile device. There are 15 channels of entertainment, sports, news and
children’s programs, among them Cartoon Network, CNN, Discovery Chanel, MTV
Brasil, Nick, BandNews and Band, besides the TIM Channel with a summary of
UOL scheduling and videos.

With Nokia 5800 Comes With Music, it is possible to have access to
YouTube directly to the application installed in the device, as well as to
create and edit videos and still photos, as well as a direct upload to TIM
Studio, a service that turns the customer an authentic multimedia producer:
besides being able to share all their productions among TIM users throughout
Brazil, they will win BRL 1.50 in credits for each 10 downloads of any
content that they create.

    Link to download high resolution images:

http://www.lvba.com.br/novo/imprensa/imprensa.php?c=nokia&d=&t=fotos

* On April 16, Nokia announced that the company had already sold 3
million Nokia 5800 units since its release

Accessories

To help complement the user’s experience with music, Nokia is also
offering new accessories to deliver great and reliable sound in mobile
devices. Among the innovations are two headsets, Nokia WH-600 and Nokia
BH-504, as well as Nokia MD-7W, a wireless acoustic box, offering excellent
sound quality, comfort and refined style.

Courses about Comes With Music

Nokia Store SP, launched in October of last year, has become a
referential when it comes to innovations and information regarding Nokia
devices and services. Since the first week of April, the store is offering a
diversity of free courses on Saturdays. During the month of May, training
sessions will focus on how to take advantage of Nokia 5800 Comes With Music
resources. All registered customers will be able to learn how to use the
device and the service. To be a part of these training sessions, customers
should call +11-55-11-3061-9100 or send an email to flagship.sp@nokia.com.

About Nokia

Nokia is the world’s number one manufacturer of mobile devices and 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. For additional information, log on to www.nokia.com.br.
Nokia products can also be purchased at the Nokia Store SP ( Rua Oscar Freire,
849, Jardins – Sao Paulo) and online (http://www.nokia.com.br/loja).

About TIM

The first mobile operator to be present throughout the Brazilian
continent, TIM was the pioneer on the release of different products and
services, among them: TIM Music Store, a music store integrated on the mobile
device and the Internet. In 2008, the operator launched third generation
services, among them: TIM Web Banda Larga (broadband), Video Chamada
(videoconference) and TIM TV, as well as increasing its portfolio of services
with the release in September of TIM Fixo, a more competitive and suitable
option in residential fixed telephony.

With agreements with operators in the five continents, TIM offers
Postpaid International Roaming in more than 180 countries, data and
multimedia transmission in more than 130 countries and, in May of 2006, it
became the country’s first operator to offer Prepaid International Roaming in
more than 15 countries today. In February of 2009, TIM’s base of customers
was 36.1 million (source: Anatel). Additional information:
http://www.tim.com.br.


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