Nokia 5800 Xpress Music

Nokia 5800 Xpress Music

In their quest to provide mobile phone users with the best music experience ever, Nokia introduces the Nokia 5800 Xpress Music.

Comes with Music service feature

The 5800 Xpress Music is one of Nokia’s first gadgets to come equipped with its Comes with Music service which offers users a whole year of unlimited access to the Nokia Music Store Catalogue.

Superb Mobile phone & Music player

With the 5800 Xpress Music, Nokia provides everything people look for in a mobile phone-music player: a great music experience – which of course requires a huge memory, great audio, powerful speakers and effortless synchronization – all while efficiently functioning as a mobile phone. The Nokia 5800 allows users to access and share content

Media Bar feature

Nokia 5800 Xpress Music introduces the ‘Media Bar’ feature – a drop down menu that, using the touch screen, allows users access to music and various content such as videos and photos. The Media Bar also serves as users’ direct link to the web, and thus enabling online sharing.

Other features

5800 Xpress Music supports flash so there’s practically no site that it can’t access.

It also comes equipped with a graphic equalizer, and built-in surround sound stereo speakers that provide users with superb and powerful sound quality.

It has an 8GB memory (allowing for storage of up to 6000 tracks).

The 5800 Express Music also supports all digital music formats.

It also has a 3.5mm jack.

Plus, its updated Nokia Music PC software enables users to easily drag and drop songs – making management of their collection much easier.

Contacts Bar feature

Nokia 5800 Xpress Music also introduces the ‘Contacts Bar’, a feature that a allows users to highlight their favorite contacts and track a digital history of recent SMS, emails, phone logs and even photos and blog updates, all at a touch of a button.

‘Human’ Interface

"As Nokia’s first mass-market device with a touch screen, the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic turns a ‘user interface’ into a ‘human interface’ by truly putting people first.  For example, we’ve introduced the Nokia Contacts Bar, which is like a digital RSS feed on your life," said Harlow also stated in the press release. "By adding the benefits of touch screen technology to S60, the world’s leading smartphone interface, Nokia is taking the familiar and giving it a human touch. We have used touch technology where it really adds value such as the Contacts Bar, Media Bar and clever shortcuts from the homescreen to menu items such as calendar, profiles and clock. "


Nokia 5800 Xpress Music has a 3.2" widescreen which makes video and photo viewing much more enjoyable.

It has a 16:9 aspect ratio and 30 fps playback recording which makes it perfect for VGA quality video recording and playback.

World Music

Aware of the global market, Nokia 5800 Xpress Music supports 60 different languages, covering about 90 percent of the world’s population. It also features "a variety of input methods" such as a virtual computer-style QWERTY keyboard, a virtual alphanumeric keypad, a pen stylus and – for the hardcore music aficionado – a plectrum.

In their Press Release, Jo Harlow, Vice President of Nokia said, "With the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, we set out to connect people through the one thing we all feel a universal connection to – music," adding "The way in which people enjoy music is different around the world. With that in mind, the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic gives people the freedom to experience music they love in the way they prefer."

Nokia 5800 Xpress Music with the Comes with Music service feature is already available in the US in various gadget stores for $389, and will be available towards the end of 1st Quarter 2009 in Australia and other countries.

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