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Nokia N73 (SoftBank 705NK) chosen for Softbank Mobile’s line-up


Nokia’s multimedia device features a digital camera usability and assured quality
- Give wings to imagination -

September 28, 2006 - Tokyo, Japan and Espoo, Finland - Nokia announced today that the Nokia N73, a 3G (WCDMA) (*1) multimedia computer with the features of a digital camera, has been selected for Softbank Mobile Corp.’s 3G handset line-up. The Nokia N73 belongs to the Nokia Nseries family, and is the second model in the series to be released in Japan. This device is scheduled for release by Softbank Mobile from mid December in 2006, under the name of Nokia N73 (SoftBank 705NK).

The Nokia N73 (SoftBank 705NK) is the first mobile device in Japan to feature 3.2 megapixel camera with world-leading manufacturer Carl Zeiss optics which enables users to take photos of important moments. The device has a sliding lens cover on the back and can be switched into camera mode simply by sliding the cover; therefore, users can take photos easily, just by holding the handset sideways, like a digital camera, and pressing the dedicated shutter button intuitively. In addition, users can e-mail pictures straight from the camera display, and connect directly to a home printer that supports PictBridge, this handset makes it easy to share favorite creative shots with favorite people.

The Nokia N73 (SoftBank 705NK) enables users to take photo intuitively with excellent quality. In addition to that, it is easy to share with your friends the images you took. This product broadens the creativity of the users under the concept of “Give wings to imagination”.

Detailed information about Nokia N73 (SoftBank 705NK)’s features can be found on Softbank Mobile’s website, and Nokia Japan’s website,

(*1) Nokia N73 SoftBank 705NK) supports communication methods used in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region (not including Japan and South Korea), Africa and the US (GSM850/900/1800/1900), as well as the third-generation communication method available in Japan (W-CDMA). Please make inquiries with Softbank Mobile for the detailed information on areas where the services are available.

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About Nokia Nseries
Nokia Nseries is a range of high performance multimedia devices that delivers unparalleled mobile multimedia experiences by combining the latest technologies with stylish design and ease of use. With Nokia Nseries products, consumers can use a single device to enjoy entertainment, access information and to capture and share pictures and videos, whenever and wherever they want.

About Nokia
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. Nokia provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators and corporations.


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