Nokia 5500 Sport - S60 Phone for the active user

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Nokia today announced the Nokia 5500 Sport designed for the active minded user. The phone, which is one of the smallest S60 Nokia phones announced thus far, has three modes which can be changed via a dedicated button and reflecting different usage scenarios - phone, music and sport. Features include text to speech so your messages can be read out while jogging, a pedometer function to measure distance run and calories burnt and a 2 megapixels camera. More after the break...

The Nokia 5500 has a steel case with a splash and dust resistant shell with rubber grips. The phone will be available in Q3 2006 at an unsubsidised price of 300 Euros.

The key specifications are as follows:

  • Tri-band GSM 900/1800/1900 (GPRS and EDGE support)
  • 3D Motion Sensor (used in pedometer / training application and in games)
  • 107 mm x 45 mm x 17 mm and weighs 103g (one of the smallest and lightest S60 Nokia phones ever)
  • 208 x 208 square screen resolution (the first S60 device in this configuration)
  • 2 Megapixels Camera
  • USB Mass Storage class support
  • MP3, AAC, AAC , eAAC and WMA music playback
  • 3 Modes with physical button switch and which are themed in different colours throughout the interface
  • S60 3rd Edition
  • MicroSD Memory Card Slot
  • Built in Flashlight
  • FM Radio (Visual Radio Supported)

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