Nokia and Rogers Wireless today announced the launch of the new Nokia N95 8GB, the first device from the Nokia Nseries available in Canada. Winner of several prestigious imaging and sound awards in Europe, the Nokia N95 8GB combines speed, technology and content, redefining what can be done on a mobile device and delivering on the promise of a big multimedia computer in one surprisingly small package.
"Rogers has a reputation for bringing the best and latest in innovative mobile technology to Canadians, and the Nokia N95 8GB is another perfect example of this leadership," said John Boynton, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Rogers Wireless. "Our customers will be blown away by the sheer power and overall multimedia functionality of this phone. Combined with Rogers Wireless' high-speed HSPA network and Rogers Vision capabilities, the stylish Nokia N95 8GB delivers an exceptional mobile experience, including wireless video calling."
"We are thrilled to be working with Rogers Wireless to bring Canadians their first Nseries device," said Tejas Rao, Director of Technology, Nokia Canada. "The Nokia N95 8GB is as personal as it is powerful. Combining the latest technologies with stylish design and ease of use, the Nokia N95 8GB is a true multimedia computer and a prime example of the direction that mobility is taking."
Whatever you need, wherever you are
As part of Nokia's popular Nseries lineup, of which 50 million devices have been sold worldwide, the Nokia N95 8GB combines world-class technology and the best in imaging, music and Internet capabilities to give consumers whatever they need to snap, surf, share and score. The 8GB of on-board memory means the handset can house up to 20 hours of video or thousands of songs.
Snap! With a 5 megapixel camera with a 20x zoom, Carl Zeiss optics and a luminous 2.8" (240 x 320) QVGA 16 million colour display, high-quality movie and picture making and viewing is right at one's fingertips. The MPEG-4 VGA video capture means that videos are shot at 30 frames per second and are ready for the big screen.
Share! Using Rogers' high-speed HSPA network, users can stay connected with friends and family by using their favourite social networking websites. With the Nokia N95 8GB, Rogers Wireless customers can upload pictures to Flickr or update a profile on Facebook quickly and on-the-go.
Listen! Load thousands of songs with 8GB on-board memory and download music in an instant with Rogers MusicStore, where you can choose from more than 1.8 million tracks.
Mail! Supporting Rogers MobileMail, users can access e-mail on-the-go. Using the Nokia N95 8GB handset, it's easy to read, reply, forward, delete and compose e-mails anywhere and stay in touch with friends and coworkers. The application supports up to ten email accounts from Rogers Mail, Yahoo! and Windows Live Mail.
Score! Featuring captivating 3D graphics and compatibility with Nokia's N-Gage made-for-mobile games service, users can access a variety of game titles from EA Sports' FIFA 08 to Gameloft's Asphalt 3: Street Rules.
Maps! With GPS functionality, featuring Location Based Services (LBS), users can expertly navigate streets, whether they're looking up an unfamiliar address in their home city or exploring a vacation destination. Using TeleNav, it's easy for users to get where they are going using turn-by-turn directions and easy-to-read on-screen maps.
Surf! The Nokia N95 8GB comes out of the box ready to create, connect, consume and interact with applications from Rogers Vision, including Radio on Demand, Video on Demand and Mobile TV.
More! This mighty multimedia device allows you to do even more with:
- Digital music player, supporting a variety of music file formats, including MP3s
- Innovative 2-way slide form factor allows for direct access to multimedia controls on either side of the handset
- Widget support that allows users to customize the online content that they can receive quickly on their handset
Starting May 6th, the Nokia N95 8GB handset will sell for $399.99 with a three-year activation on the Rogers Vision Unlimited On-Device Mobile Browsing Plan and will be available for purchase across Canada through Rogers Wireless dealers or online at www.rogers.com.