Nokia unleashes second wave of Nokia Eseries business devices

by Vitaly Popovich [Published on 12 Feb. 2007 / Last Updated on 12 Feb. 2007]

3GSM World Congress 2007, Barcelona, Spain/Espoo, Finland - Nokia (NYSE:NOK) today introduced the second wave of the Nokia Eseries portfolio with a trio of feature-packed, design-rich devices - the all-inclusive Nokia E90 Communicator, the stylish slider Nokia E65 device, and the slim email-optimized Nokia E61i device. Each new Nokia Eseries device features a combination of advanced technologies that will enhance the way people experience work in a mobile world, by allowing faster and better quality access to important information for greater collaboration and productivity.

The Nokia E90 Communicator, Nokia E65, and Nokia E61i support the most popular email and business voice and other productivity and leisure time solutions, operate across different continents using the quadband GSM and 3G network frequencies, provide fast broadband data connectivity with 3G WCDMA and WLAN. In addition, Nokia E90 Communicator is now High Speed Download Packet Access (HSDPA) enabled and can reach data transfer speeds comparable to those traditionally achieved only in the office. The speed, processing power, and superb screens of the devices coupled with the flexibility of the S60 software open up opportunities for completely new mobile experiences in and out of the office. With the introduction of the new Nokia Eseries devices, Nokia continues to knock down the barriers to widespread adoption and unleash the true potential of business mobility for business customers and operators.

"The tipping point for widespread adoption of business mobility is upon us, and it will take new levels of performance, greater functionality and interoperability, and broad access to mobility solutions beyond the executive suite for customers and operators to realize the benefits of anytime, anywhere productivity and collaboration," said Antti Vasara, senior vice president, Mobile Devices Unit, Enterprise Solutions, Nokia. "Now business users, and the operators and carriers that serve them, can demand a

3GSM World Congress 2007, Barcelona, Spain/Espoo, Finland - Nokia (NYSE:NOK) today introduced the second wave of the Nokia Eseries portfolio with a trio of feature-packed, design-rich devices - the all-inclusive Nokia E90 Communicator, the stylish slider Nokia E65 device, and the slim email-optimized Nokia E61i device. Each new Nokia Eseries device features a combination of advanced technologies that will enhance the way people experience work in a mobile world, by allowing faster and better quality access to important information for greater collaboration and productivity.

The Nokia E90 Communicator, Nokia E65, and Nokia E61i support the most popular email and business voice and other productivity and leisure time solutions, operate across different continents using the quadband GSM and 3G network frequencies, provide fast broadband data connectivity with 3G WCDMA and WLAN. In addition, Nokia E90 Communicator is now High Speed Download Packet Access (HSDPA) enabled and can reach data transfer speeds comparable to those traditionally achieved only in the office. The speed, processing power, and superb screens of the devices coupled with the flexibility of the S60 software open up opportunities for completely new mobile experiences in and out of the office. With the introduction of the new Nokia Eseries devices, Nokia continues to knock down the barriers to widespread adoption and unleash the true potential of business mobility for business customers and operators.

"The tipping point for widespread adoption of business mobility is upon us, and it will take new levels of performance, greater functionality and interoperability, and broad access to mobility solutions beyond the executive suite for customers and operators to realize the benefits of anytime, anywhere productivity and collaboration," said Antti Vasara, senior vice president, Mobile Devices Unit, Enterprise Solutions, Nokia. "Now business users, and the operators and carriers that serve them, can demand a new standard of business devices combining both beauty and brains without compromise, and that is what Nokia Eseries delivers."

"We're making it easy for business professionals to get mobilized. Feedback from our customers shows that we are changing the way business is conducted in a mobile world. Building on the success of our first generation of Nokia Eseries, we are responding to the growing requirements of business customers with a new generation of Nokia Eseries devices that will exceed their expectations and deliver an uncompromised experience," Vasara continued."

Further, the new Nokia Eseries devices, combined with the Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite 8.0 platform, also announced today, significantly enhance the potential for businesses to achieve new levels of productivity and competitive advantage. These Nokia solutions also provide operators and carriers opportunities to grow their businesses with competitive new solutions for their business customers, which comprise one-third of operators' revenues today. By offering Nokia Eseries devices that can handle current and future services such as hosted email, security, device management and other productivity applications, operators and carriers can gain competitive advantage and increased customer loyalty.

Nokia E90 Communicator - the legend evolves into an all-inclusive Nokia Eseries business device
The Nokia E90 Communicator sets the standard for an uncompromised "mobile office" experience. The latest technologies at the core of the device bring business necessities and personal amenities to the hands of people independent of time and place. Fast and inexpensive connections over WLAN and HSDPA-enhanced 3G accelerate the mobile use of data- and transmission-rich applications. The interface to business and leisure applications and the Internet, the stunning Nokia S60 browser, with 16 million colors, is capable of displaying the full width of a web page at once.

The Nokia E90 Communicator is now based on the S60 platform, making a wealth of additional mobile applications available for its users. The Nokia E90 Communicator also has an integrated GPS and Nokia Maps application to provide help in finding routes and locating services. For increased personal convenience, the Nokia E90 Communicator is equipped with an FM radio, a music player, a video player and two cameras -- a 3.2Mpix auto focus camera with flash and a second camera for videoconferencing.

Nokia E65 - style meets substance
Nokia E65, the slim slider, contains the mobile business capabilities of a Nokia Eseries device in an exquisite package with top notch materials. Nokia E65 has been designed for easy access to the most frequently used applications from the One Touch keys on the front cover. Users can make conference calls, access their contacts database, mute and unmute calls, and access an application of choice through 'My Own' key with just one push of a button. Active Standby, the capability to customize the phone display to show and provide quick access to user-defined applications, together with One Touch keys, simplifies connecting to business and personal applications and switching between tasks. Furthermore, Nokia E65 can be integrated with leading corporate telephony systems ¬- with Nokia Intellisync Call Connect for Cisco, Nokia Intellisync Call Connect for Alcatel and Avaya one-X Mobile Edition for Nokia solutions. The Nokia E65 device also supports the most used corporate and consumer email solutions.

Nokia E61i - Streamlined email experience for business heavyweights
Nokia E61i, designed specifically for extensive mobile email usage, provides advanced attachment handling with on-the-device document editing. The new full keyboard design with Navi and One Touch keys offers an unbeatable mobile user experience in the palm of a hand. Nokia E61i supports corporate mobile email solutions such as Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email, Good Mobile Messaging, Mail for Exchange, Seven Mobile Mail, and BlackBerry Connect and most popular consumer email solutions. In response to customer demand, the device also features a high quality 2Mpix camera, a music player and a video player.

Availability
Nokia E65 is already available in selected markets, with broader availability building during the first quarter of 2007 for an unsubsidised approximate retail price of €400. Nokia E61i will become available during the second quarter of 2007 for an unsubsidised retail price of €400. First deliveries of the Nokia E90 Communicator are anticipated to take place during the second quarter of 2007, with volume global availability during the third quarter of 2007. The unsubsidised retail price of the Nokia E90 Communicator will be around €750-800.

Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite 8.0, also announced today, offers email, device management, synchronization and corporate telephony solutions for the Nokia Eseries family of products and other mobile devices.

Extend!
The Nokia Eseries devices can accommodate a wealth of applications and peripherals to facilitate the life of mobile professionals. The selection of preloaded and add-applications for each Nokia Eseries device varies from market to market. Users may contact their local reseller for more information on applications available in their market.

A complete list of Nokia E61i, Nokia E65 and Nokia E90 Communicator features and technical specifications can be found at www.nokiaforbusiness.com. For further information about device and solution availability, users may contact their local Nokia representative and local network operator.

Photos of Nokia E61i, Nokia E65 and Nokia E90 Communicator can be found at www.nokia.com/press. Video B-roll of the Nokia Eseries can be found at www.nokia.com/press/broadcastroom.

About Nokia
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. Nokia provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators and corporations.

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