Nokia and AT&T Wireless announce immediate availability of Nokia 3650 camera phone
April 09, 2003
Nokia 3650 phone and AT&T Wireless' GSM/GPRS network brings the power of imaging to consumers
IRVING, Texas - AT&T Wireless and Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today announced the immediate availability of the Nokia 3650 imaging phone, which can now be purchased from the AT&T Wireless web site (www.attws.com). Taking advantage of AT&T Wireless' advanced GSM/GPRS network, the Nokia 3650 imaging phone allows customers to enjoy next generation services such as the capturing and sharing of images and video clips via multimedia messaging (MMS), over-the-air application downloads and the ability to access real-time streaming video and audio content. AT&T Wireless subscribers can also enjoy the wide range of exclusive mMode content delivered to the large color screen of the Nokia 3650 phone.
With an integrated VGA-resolution camera, a large 176x208 pixel color display, and the ability to store over 1,000 standard VGA basic resolution photos with the in-box 16MB memory card, the Nokia 3650 phone offers users the latest and most powerful wireless features available. The Nokia 3650 phone also incorporates a unique video recorder application for capturing video clips and a RealOne Player for real-time streaming of audio and video content. MMS functionality allows users to send video clips, images, text and sound to another compatible MMS-enabled mMode phone or to an e-mail address.
"The Nokia 3650 imaging phone together with AT&T Wireless' high-speed GSM/GPRS network allows customers to create new and fun ways to connect with each using more than just their voice," said Pekka Vartiainen, senior vice president and general manager of Nokia Mobile Phones, Americas. "Both Nokia and AT&T Wireless have both long been dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to wireless customers, and the Nokia 3650 phone is the latest example of this cooperation."
Weighing in at just over 4 and a half ounces, the Nokia 3650 phone has almost 20MB of user memory including 16MB on the removeable Multimedia Memory Card (MMC) that enables flexible storage for more pictures, games, or other files. With the standard Li-ion battery, the Nokia 3650 phone has a talk time of up to 4 hours and a standby time of up to 8 days. Optional user-changeable Xpress-on(TM) covers allow Nokia 3650 phone owners to easily change the look of their phone while Bluetooth technology allows them to use wireless audio and data connectivity.
"With the addition of the Nokia 3650 phone to our line of mMode phones, AT&T Wireless customers can enjoy the benefits of our powerful GSM/GPRS network," said Rod Nelson, chieft technology officer for AT&T Wireless. "By sending and receiving pictures, downloading applications and accessing rich mMode content, AT&T Wireless customers using the Nokia 3650 phone are realizing the promise of next generation wireless communications."
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 broadband 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 a broadly held company with listings on six major exchanges.
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