T-Mobile USA Hits ’Play’ with the Launch of Nokia 5310 XpressMusic Phone
New phone comes loaded with exclusive music and features at pocketbook-friendly pricing
BELLEVUE, Wash. and NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - May 2008 - Today, T-Mobile USA announced the upcoming availability of the much-anticipated Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone. Starting on May 28,
T-Mobile will continue to enhance its customers’ music experience by offering the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic which offers a variety of features, including easy to use external music controls, stereo Bluetooth connectivity, wired stereo headsets, a USB cable for side-loading music and a memory card - all at an affordable price.
Straight out of the box, customers can bop their heads to music since the device will come preloaded with two exclusive new hits - one from rock sensation Panic At The Disco and one from Phantom Planet. As an added bonus, the Nokia 5310 is also loaded with Panic At The Disco’s latest video, “That Green Gentleman,” plus an exclusive making-of video with a greeting from the band.
In addition to the preloaded content, T-Mobile and Nokia are offering customers a unique opportunity to share their love of music to stick together with those who matter most in their lives. Customers can enter a code from an in-box flyer at www.nokiausa.com/xpressmusic for a chance to win several items, including a music-themed download to use for their Nokia 5310 XpressMusic or to gift to a friend, or a grand prize of a $100 TicketMaster Gift Card to be used towards the purchase of two tickets to a concert of the winner’s choice,* enabling customers to truly share the joy and experience of music with a friend.
“Interest in music phones continues to grow as people look for devices that bring together everything they need to stay connected,” said Sajal Sahay, Director of Product Marketing, T-Mobile USA. “The new Nokia XpressMusic phone will appeal to many of our customers thanks to an easy user experience, sleek design and affordable price.”
“Nokia offers a range of entertainment-enabled devices for consumers who want their favorite experiences, like music, with them wherever they go,” said Frank Vium, Vice President of Sales, Nokia USA. “We believe the feature-rich, well-designed Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone will be well-received with music lovers across the United States, who also appreciate all the functionality of a great phone.”
Nokia 5310 XpressMusic
The Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone blends an array of features with an iconic design in a sleek finish. At only 0.39 inches thick and weighing as little as 3 ounces, the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic fits comfortably in a pocket or small purse. For music fans, the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic offers up to 18 hours of music playback, with memory for up to 3,000 songs** on an optional 4GB microSD card. The Nokia 5310 XpressMusic is available in three stylish color combinations exclusively from T-Mobile: black/red, black/purple and black/orange. Additional features of the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic include:
- T-Mobile myFaves(TM) enabled
- Music player with dedicated external music controls
- MP3 and video ring tones
- Stereo Bluetooth connectivity
- 2.0 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom
- Video capture and playback
- FM radio
- 1 GB micro-SD card included in box (support for up to 4 GB)
- Digital music player (supports AAC, eAAC+, MP3 and WMA formats)
- 2-inch QVGA 240 x 320 display with up to 16 million colors
- Stereo wired headset
- 3.5 mm headphone jack, compatible for use with most music player earphones
- Hands free speaker
- Voice dialing, voice commands and voice recorder
- Tri-band 850, 1800, 1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE
- Dimensions: 1.76 x 4.09 x 0.39 inches, 3.0 ounces
The Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone will be available beginning May 28, 2008 at select T-Mobile retail stores and online at www.t-mobile.com. Customers can purchase the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic for $49.99 with a two-year contract.*** For more information, please visit www.t-mobile.com.
*Limited-time offer, subject to change. See full Official Rules (including how to play) at www.nokiausa.com/xpressmusic.
** Capacity based on 3:45 per song with 48 Kbps eAAC+ (M4A) encoding on the Nokia Music Manager.
*** Plus taxes and fees. See T-Mobile’s Terms and Conditions at T-Mobile.com for rate plan information, charges for features/services, and restrictions and details.
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