Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic AKA Tube - The iPhone Rival

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Touchscreen Tube Unlocked Mobile Phone - International Version with No U.S. Warranty (Red)Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Touchscreen Tube Unlocked Mobile Phone - International Version with No U.S. Warranty (Red)

On Thursday, October-2, Nokia unveiled the companys first touch screen mobile phone, "Nokia 5800 XpressMusic" a.k.a. "Nokia Tube". The experts say that, this is a device that directly competes with iPhone. Nokia also announces a service called "Comes with Music", a 12-month subscription, bundled with the cost of the phone. Users can download unlimited tracks/songs.

Is 5800 XpressMusic an iPhone competitor?

Nokia CEO Kallasvuo has pointed out Apple as one of the key players of mobile industry. He mentioned that, "We have a new, credible competitor in this business. You know I need to take my hat off. Of course we need to be able to respond to any competitor and we will." With the coming of the all-new 5800 Xpress Music, Nokia believes that they have something worth that could compete with the iPhone.

But, Everyone knows that it needs more than just music to become an iPhone rival. The new T-Mobile G1 (Google Android) has already built an application store. While comparing with G1, nokia 5800 has much more pleasing factors and has a better chance of rival.

Nokia 5800 - Whats new?

The Nokia 5800 introduces a drop-down menu, called "Media bar" that gives a one touch access to your music, photos, videos and other entertainment. The media bar also gives an one touch access to web and online sharing. The phone also includes a graphic equalizer and supports all main music formats. A 3.5mm jack and a built in surround sound stereo speakers. With the "comes with music" service, you have access to unlimited music.

Key Features of Nokia 5800 XpressMusic / Tube :

- Media bar - an easy access to all the digital media with a 3.2 inch high resolution display.

- contacts bar - a user interface with visualized contacts.

- nHDwidescreen quality video playback

- Stereo speakers with surround sound

- both back and front camera with 3.2 mega pixel auto focus

- Powerful connections with 3G, HSDPA and WLAN

- Proximity sensor for preventing inadvertent touches and for saving power

- an optional 16GB microSD card Planned

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