Sprint introduces new Nokia model to its growing line of Sprint PCS Vision(SM) Picture Phones

March 22, 2004

Sprint PCS Vision(SM) Picture Phone PM-6225 by Nokia features VGA camera, handsfree speakerphone and FM radio

ATLANTA - Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Sprint (NYSE: PCS, FON), which operates the largest all-digital, all-PCS nationwide network, today announced the availability of the new Sprint PCS VisionSM Picture Phone PM-6225 by Nokia. Featuring a wide range of unique and useful functions including a VGA camera, handsfree speakerphone and an FM radio, the PM-6225 by Nokia is a feature-packed phone that enhances the many data capabilities of Sprint PCS Vision. The Nokia PM-6225 is available for $79.99 after discounts ($229.99 SRP) at Sprint Stores nationwide.

The Nokia PM-6225 is the ninth camera phone in Sprint's lineup. Sprint customers shared more than 100 million pictures in 2003. Sprint leads the industry with Picture MailSM with its wide variety of handsets, flat-rate pricing, online photo album and ease-of-use.

In addition to the camera features, Sprint customers can purchase a separate desktop speaker to enhance the FM capabilities of the Nokia PM-6225. The FM radio feature is also accessible without the speaker.

By using the familiar, easy-to-use Nokia user interface, the most popular functions, such as the built-in camera, can be quickly accessed. The PM -6225 by Nokia also boasts a full color 128x128 pixel screen and the ability to download new entertainment, communication and personalization applications using Sprint PCS Vision service.

"The affordable, easy-to-use Sprint PCS Vision Picture Phone PM-6225 by Nokia is a perfect complement to the exciting array of applications and services available to Sprint PCS Vision customers," said Soren Petersen, senior vice president and general manager of Nokia's CDMA business unit. "The unique design of this phone creates the user-friendly combination of an extra large keypad and a compact, easy-to-hold form, making the use of both standard phone features and Sprint PCS Vision services an equally enjoyable experience."

Features of the Sprint PCS Vision Picture Phone PM-6225 by Nokia include:

Built in Digital Camera:
Share it when it happens. Take a picture anytime and send it to family and friends instantly while on the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network. VGA camera (640x480 pixels) and auto-focus lens.

Full-Color Screen:
4k color CSTN display is 128 x 128 pixels.

Built-in Speakerphone:
Integrated speakerphone allows for convenient communication.

FM Radio:
FM Radio capability (Headset required; for stereo FM radio, stereo headset required). Compatible with optional music stand.

Compact style:
4.21" x 1.81" x 0.83" and only 3.46 ounces

Customizable Photo Caller ID:
Know who's calling you by linking downloaded images and photos to the contacts in your internal phone book.

Built-in Infrared:
Send and received data via infrared.

Internal Phone Book:
Store up to 500 contacts in your phone book with multiple numbers and text entries per contact.

Multiple Languages:
Supports limited voice and text prompts in English and Spanish.

Carry your calendar, calculator, alarm clock, and to-do list wherever you go so you can create appointments and view your schedule at a moment's notice.

2.5mm Universal Jack:
Accommodates most standard headsets for hands-free operation.

Voice recorder:
Memo recorder with up to 3 minutes of recording time.

Dual-band / tri-mode:
This phone may be used on and while roaming off the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.

Extended Battery Life:
Standard rechargeable LiIon battery provides up to 2.35 hours of continuous talk time and up to 7 days of continuous standby time in digital mode. Provides up to 45 minutes of continuous talk or up to 20 hours continuous standby time in analog mode.

E911 Emergency Location Capable:
Features an embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) chip necessary for utilizing the E911 emergency location services where available.

TTY compatible:
Compatible with select TTY devices.

Sprint PCS Vision capabilities:
Picture Mail (sm), Messaging, Games, Ringers, Screen Savers, Web

Sprint announced 3.2 million Sprint PCS Vision customers through the end of 2003 and leads the industry in adoption of advanced wireless data services. Sprint PCS Vision includes services that allow customers to take and receive pictures from select Sprint PCS Phones; browse the Internet at speeds faster than most dial-up connections; check personal and corporate e-mail; watch clips and stream audio for news and music; download polyphonic, animated and voice ringers, and full-color, graphically-rich games and screen savers, all on the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.

About Sprint
Sprint is a global integrated communications provider serving more than 26 million customers in over 100 countries. With approximately 67,000 employees worldwide and over $26 billion in annual revenues in 2003, Sprint is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying state-of-the-art network technologies, including the United States' first nationwide all-digital, fiber-optic network and an award-winning Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint provides local communications services in 39 states and the District of Columbia and operates the largest 100-percent digital, nationwide PCS wireless network in the United States. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.

About Nokia
Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia is dedicated to enhancing people's lives and productivity by providing easy-to-use and secure products like mobile phones, and solutions for imaging, games, media, mobile network operators and businesses. Nokia is a broadly held company with listings on five major exchanges.


Talk and standby times are estimates and vary based on many factors. The number of pictures that can be stored depends upon the size and format of the pictures and the availability of shared memory space. Some features and services are dependent on the network, supported digital content formats, the compatibility of other devices and applications, and other factors. Please refer to the user guide for complete information.