The Nokia 9210 Communicator heralds the dawn of mobile multimedia
(November 21, 2000)
Nokia has today unveiled the world's first integrated mobile multimedia device for all mobile professionals, for their corporate and personal use alike. The stylish and ergonomically designed Nokia 9210 Communicator brings the mobile multimedia experience in full color for the first time to gsm markets. With a high-resolution display together with multimedia capabilities and extensive office applications support, Nokia now introduces new exciting dimensions to its unique communicator category. Thanks to the brilliant color display, full keyboard and clear icons and menu functions, a richer and highly productive working environment is now possible in a pocket-sized device. The new Nokia 9210 Communicator was announced in conjunction with the Nokia Mobile Internet Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, and at the same time in a virtual launch on the Internet. The Nokia 9210 Communicator is expected to be available during the first half of 2001.
"With the Nokia 9210 Communicator we are taking a major step forward in the road to the Mobile Internet environment. This pioneering product showcases the key elements in future mobile communications, such as easy navigation and input, a high-quality color display, mobile messaging with high data speed, imaging and video clips. Additionally, Java support and Symbian's EPOC operating system bring open development interfaces to the Nokia 9210 Communicator for numerous additional applications to be provided by any third party developers," said Anssi Vanjoki, Executive Vice President, Nokia Mobile Phones.
The Nokia 9210 Communicator is a dual band EGSM900/1800 integrated full service mobile communications terminal combining phone, fax, email, calendar, imaging, WAP and WWW. Support for the most commonly used PC office applications makes it possible to create Microsoft Word and Excel documents and view PowerPoint slides. A standard memory card of 16 MB extends the memory for installing new applications. The new communicator is also the world's first SyncML enabled product, making it easy to remotely synchronize calendar, contacts and to-do lists. Desk and background images can be fully customized according to individual tastes. The Web browser supports frames and Java applets. Wireless imaging enables users to save memorable moments in a personal photo album. Functioning on Symbian's EPOC operating platform with PersonalJava support, the Nokia 9210 Communicator allows an unlimited number of third-party software solutions, ranging from corporate applications to entertainment content.
The Nokia 9210 Communicator weighs 244 g, and has a high-resolution display which supports 4096 colors. With a standard lithium-ion battery, the new communicator can have up to 10 hours of talktime and up to 230 hours of operating time under optimal circumstances. The product supports High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD) with data speeds of up to 43.2 kbps.
Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Backed by its experience, innovation, user-friendliness and secure solutions, the company has become the leading supplier of mobile phones and a leading supplier of mobile, fixed and IP networks. By adding mobility to the Internet Nokia creates new opportunities for companies and further enriches the daily lives of people. Nokia is one of the most broadly held companies in the world with listings on six major exchanges.