Helsinki Finland: – Nokia welcomed a stylish, folding camera phone to its mid-range portfolio with the introduction of the Nokia 6170 at the annual Nokia Connection conference, held simultaneously in Singapore and Helsinki. Enhanced with a stainless steel finish, the Nokia 6170 phone provides a modern design with up-to-date mobile technologies to manage the challenges of a busy schedule. The tri-band Nokia 6170 will be available in two versions: a GSM 900/1800/1900 primarily for the European and Asian markets, and a GSM 850/1800/1900 primarily for the Americas. Shipments are expected to start in fourth quarter 2004. The unsubsidized retail price excluding taxes is expected to be around €250.
“There are a lot of demands on people today, especially in striking the right balance between personal and work life. The objective of the Nokia 6170 camera phone is to offer busy people a tool to get the most out of life,” explains Aage Snorgaard, Vice President, Mobile Phones, Nokia. “The introduction of this product also responds to customers who value Nokia’s distinctive, intuitive user interface and functionality in a stylish ‘clamshell’ design.”
By synchronizing the calendar and contacts of the Nokia 6170, on-the-go consumers can better manage their work and social schedules. Appointments and contact details remain under control with local and remote synchronization, while EDGE connectivity enables the tri-band Nokia 6170 camera phone to deliver information more quickly, including live streaming video, news clips and travel guides.
Running late? With push of a button, instantly connect with an individual or group using push to talk to let them know you are delayed. The Nokia 6170’s presence enhanced contacts informs colleagues about your availability and whereabouts if you are unable to respond to calls or text messages.
An external 96×65 screen offers up to 4,096 colors – an ideal palate for screen savers and wallpapers, in addition to providing information on incoming calls, date and time, and phone status. The bright 128×160 internal display features up to 65,536 colors, ideally optimized for convenient browsing via XHTML as well as providing a perfect medium for color pictures and video clips, which can be captured on the integrated VGA camera. With complete MMS capability, the Nokia 6170 camera phone promises not only to help to capture the most important things, but to share them with the people that matter most.
A sophisticated communications tool, the Nokia 6170 offers up to 4 hours of talk time and up to 270 hours of standby time.
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