Nokia Unveils Nokia 5500 Sport Mobile Phone

nokia-5500-sport-mobile-phoneNokia recently announced the ‘Nokia 5500 Sport’ mobile phone, which has a large 265K color display and features 2.0 Megapixels digital camera, MP3 media player, integrated stereo FM radio and a unique 3D Accelerometer to monitor and display users’ sports performance.

Triband (GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz) enabled Nokia 5500 Sport phone is equipped with 262,144 colors, 208 x 208 pixels, TFT Display and it features an integrated 2.0 Megapixels digital camera with 1600×1200 pixels resolution, 4X digital zoom and built-in flash, capability of recording video in QCIF format, an integrated stereo FM radio, support for Polyphonic (64 channels) Ringtones and MP3 Ringtones.

The ‘sports mode’ of Nokia 5500 Sport mobile phone reads the status of users’ workouts while the inbuit pedometer feature helps monitoring the distance walked or the calories burnt by users.

Nokia 5500 Sport mobile phone handset also incorporates a unique text-to-speech technology enabling users get their messages read out to them by handset by just a tap on the phone.

An ergonomic stainless steel casing with a splash and dust resistant shell and rubber grips makes Nokia 5500 Sport extra durable.

The sleek and sporty designed Nokia 5500 Sport is also equipped with a Hi-Fi MP3 media player supporting a multitude of standard digital music formats including MP3/ACC/ACC+ and a 1-GB microSD memory card supplied with the handset can store upto 800 titles.

Nokia 5500 Sport phone is equipped with 64-MB internal memory and it supports microSD (TransFlash) memory card (Max. 1-GB) for memory expansion.

For wireless connectivity, the new Nokia 5500 Sport mobile phone comes ready with GPRS Class 10, 32 – 48 kbps, EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps, Bluetooth v2.0 and Infrared port. It also supports fast USB v2.0 with Pop-Port for connection to PC ot notebook PC.


Nokia 5500 Sport

Nokia 5500 Sport mobile phone comes with a standard Li-Ion 860 mAh (BL-5B) battery which provides up to 4 hours of talktine and up to 270 hours (11 days) of standby time on full charge.

Weighing about 103 grams, the new Nokia 5500 Sport mobile phone is quite handy with compact size of 107 x 45 x 18 mm.

Nokia 5500 Sport Features

  • Triband GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900
  • 256K colors, 208 x 208 pixels, TFT Display
  • 2.0 Megapixels digital camera, 1600 x 1200 pixels res. 4X zoom
  • Video recording (QCIF)
  • Stereo FM radio
  • MP3 Media Player – MP3/AAC/AAC+
  • Polyphonic (64 channels) Ringtones, MP3 Ringtones
  • 64-MB internal memory
  • microSD (TransFlash) memory card (Max. 1-GB)
  • Sports tracking – steps calculator, calories burned etc
  • Text to speech capabilities
  • GPRS Class 10, 32 – 48 kbps
  • EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
  • Bluetooth v2.0
  • Infrared port
  • USB v2.0, Pop-Port
  • Standard Li-Ion 860 mAh (BL-5B) Battery
    Stand-by: Upto 270 hrs
    Talk time: Up to 4 hrs
  • Dimension: 107 x 45 x 18 mm
  • Weight: 103 g

Nokia 5500 Sport is expected to be available in India by October 2006. Internationally it is expected to retail around 300 EURs. Visit for more details.

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