Nokia 5230 Rocks the Crowds Around the World With a Touch of Color

August 25, 2009

NEW DELHI, India and ESPOO, Finland, August 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ –
The latest addition in the Nokia (NYSE: NOK) touch phone portfolio, the Nokia
5230, is designed for those who lead an active life and use their mobile
phone as their primary instrument for music, photos and videos, as well as
sharing their lives online. With the Nokia 5230, consumers can get new
content, be it songs from the Nokia Music Store or apps, games, videos and
other services from the Ovi Store, directly from their phones. The solutions
offering is complemented by A-GPS navigation and the latest version of Ovi
Maps with aerial images, 3D landmarks for over 200 cities and terrain map
views for pedestrian and drive navigation.

“Competitively priced at 149 EUR, we believe the Nokia 5230 is an
unbeatable offer for many new customers who aspire a device that stars in
music, mingles with social networks from Facebook to MySpace, navigates you
to where it happens, when it happens, and comes in an array of dazzling
colors,” said Jo Harlow, Vice President, Nokia.

Visiting the Ovi Store from the Nokia 5230 is a breeze. Ovi Store is
conveniently accessible from the home screen of the phone and customers can
immediately begin downloading and personalizing their phones with popular
apps and games to make their phone more fun. New apps, games, videos, and
more are added regularly and Ovi Store can be enjoyed on more than 75 Nokia
devices and has active users from more than 180 countries.

The Nokia 5230 features an easy to use music player with 33 hours of
playback time. In select markets the Nokia 5230 will include Comes With Music
service offering truly unbeatable value with all you can eat music. The
recommended price of the Nokia 5230 with the Comes With Music service will be
259 EUR before subsidies and taxes. For a mighty music experience, any
headphones with a 3.5mm AV connector can be used. In addition, the Nokia 5230
features a Media Bar with quick access to your favorite media and
applications, such as music, photos, YouTube or Ovi Share.

The innovative Contacts bar features thumbnail images for up to 20 close
friends and provides easy access to them and their communications history
including emails, phone calls, photos or other social media updates.

The Nokia 5230 is expected to begin shipping in the fourth quarter of

About Nokia

Nokia is a pioneer in mobile telecommunications and the world’s leading
maker of mobile devices. Today, we are connecting people in new and different
ways – fusing advanced mobile technology with personalized services to enable
people to stay close to what matters to them. We also provide comprehensive
digital map information through NAVTEQ; and equipment, solutions and services
for communications networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.


SOURCE Nokia Corporation

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