|Nokia announces the 8910 with GPRS and Bluetooth Capabilities|
Posted: 20-Feb-2002 [Source: Nokia press release]
[Nokia offers stylish titanium-encased GPRS phone, the 8910, scheduled to ship in the second quarter of 2002.]
Nokia today unveiled a new mobile phone in its premium category, which is the embodiment of sleek sophistication, exquisite elegance and advanced functionality. Uniquely designed for individuals who appreciate the finer things in life, the Nokia 8910 combines fine mechanics and materials with GPRS and Bluetooth capabilities. The Nokia 8910 is scheduled to start shipping in the 2nd quarter, 2002.
"Sophistication and premium design are brought to a new level with the Nokia 8910. Its uniquely elegant concept, sleek finish and high functionality give it that added touch of sophistication. Making a bold statement with its high quality design, clean lines and premium finish, the Nokia 8910, we believe, will be the new icon mobile phone for those with discerning taste who appreciate quality and style," said Eero Miettinen, Group Design Director, Nokia Mobile Phones.
A key distinctive design element in the Nokia 8910 is its attractive titanium casing. Offering lightweight strength and giving the phone a premium quality finish, the Nokia 8910 is the first Nokia phone to utilize titanium in its outer casing.
The Nokia 8910's design also features a new and innovative opening mechanism, which makes the phone slide upwards, revealing stylish chrome-finished keys. Its sophisticated white backlight illuminates a high-resolution greyscale display offering enhanced visual clarity.
Equipped with WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) over GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) and Bluetooth technology, the Nokia 8910 offers fast and convenient connectivity to mobile services. Bluetooth also provides increased flexibility by allowing users to communicate, synchronise and share data easily with other Bluetooth compatible devices.
Other attractive features include a dynamic memory that intelligently allocates space for up to 500 phonebook locations with multiple names and numbers, personal alert tones for easy caller group identification, voice commands, voice recording and dialing which facilitates the making of phone calls. The Nokia 8910 is also equipped with an application-rich PC suite software which provides smooth synchronisation of contacts, calendar and to-do list, as well as enhanced management of profiles, and SMS messages from the user's compatible PC.
The Nokia 8910 includes also the following features:
- screen saver with the possibility to conserve the phone's power
- stylish analog and digital watch as full display screen saver options
- voice dialling, recording up to 3 minutes, voice commands (profiles, voice mailbox, voice recorder, infrared)
- conference calling with up to 6 participants
- 4 games (Snowboarding, Snake II, Bantumi, Pairs II)
- IrDa and Bluetooth connectivity (PC connectivity data and fax, audio)
- EGSM 900/GSM 1800, GPRS, HSCSD
- talktime: up to 4 hours
- standby time: up to 300 hours
- dimensions: weight 110g, volume 83 cc
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