| Nokia today introduced two new music-enabled devices as additions to its XpressMusic range. The new Nokia 5320 XpressMusic and Nokia 5220 XpressMusic (compare specifications) offer a range of music features in candybar form factors.|
The Nokia 5320 XpressMusic sports a new voice-controlled Say and Play feature, where users only have to say the name of the artist or song to automatically play it. Offering an array of additional features, the Nokia 5320 XpressMusic device includes dedicated XpressMusic keys, a 3.5mm audio jack, up to 24 hours of playback time, an audio chip for better sound quality, expandable memory up to 8GB, hi-speed USB and European HSDPA for cellular data transfers.
Powered by Symbian S60, the 5320 also comes with Nokia's Mini Map browser, access to Ovi and Nokia Search 4.1 allow users to find and share media content and information. In addition, dedicated N-Gage gaming keys and landscape view claims to deliver a better gaming experience than previous XpressMusic handsets. The Nokia 5320 XpressMusic is expected to begin shipping in the third quarter of 2008, with an estimated retail price of 220 EUR.
The Nokia 5220 XpressMusic (check out our gallery here) device offers access to music on-the-go with an asymmetrical design. Featured for the first time on a Nokia XpressMusic device, a built-in lanyard makes the device easy to carry. Additional features of the Nokia 5220 XpressMusic include up to 24 hours of playback time, dedicated XpressMusic keys, a 3.5mm audio jack and the Opera Mini browser. Powered by the S40 platform, the Nokia 5220 XpressMusic is expected to begin shipping in the third quarter of 2008 with an estimated retail price of 160 EUR.
Both handsets are compatible with the recently launched Nokia Music Store, where users can choose from more than 2 million tracks from both major and independent labels. Songs and albums can be downloaded and synchronized via a computer or simply side-loaded directly to a mobile device.
Apr 23, 2008
Nokia 5320 XpressMusic, 5220 XpressMusic phones announced
The Nokia 5320 boasts Symbian S60 and a full range of services, while the ultra-slim 5220 will come with a 512MB memory card.