Nokia and T-Mobile Combine Form and Function in Latest Flip Phone
September 22, 2005
Feature-packed Nokia 6101 phone appeals to broad audience of value conscious, sophisticated consumers
Irving, Texas and Bellevue, Washington, USA - In most purchasing decisions, consumers are usually faced with a choice between style and affordability. Often times choosing one meant sacrificing the other, but not anymore. T-Mobile USA and Nokia today announced the introduction of the all-new Nokia 6101 phone at T-Mobile retail stores and authorized dealers and online at www.t-mobile.com. This petite powerhouse is the newest member of the T-Mobile portfolio and also becomes a part of the T-Mobile To Go pre-paid line-up.
Boasting an appealing combination of size, style and features, the Nokia 6101 phone weighs in at a svelte 3.4 ounces and sports a classic black and silver folding case which flips open to reveal a full range of features that appeal to a broad range of mobile phone users. Whether you are heading back to school and need the hottest phone to maintain your social status or on the road for business and need something simple, small and full of functionality, the Nokia 6101 handset provides consumers with the ideal solution to suit their needs, whatever they may be.
"Nokia and T-Mobile have a long history of bringing stylish and innovative products and services to consumers, and our combined efforts to create the Nokia 6101 phone is the latest example of this shared commitment to excellence," said Paul Chellgren, vice president of sales for Nokia. "The Nokia 6101 offers a carefully engineered balance of compact size, classic style and powerful features in a desirable folding design. When combined with T-Mobile's Get MoreŽ wireless service, the Nokia 6101 phone becomes a truly unbeatable choice for consumers."
With the Nokia 6101 phone T-Mobile customers will have various multi-media options at the tips of their fingertips including:
- An integrated VGA camera to capture video clips and conventional images using the large 1.8-inch main color display, or self portraits using the color external display
- A built-in stereo FM radio with headphones
- Support for Java-based games and HiFi Ringers(TM) from T-Mobile's T-Zones service
- An integrated speakerphone
"The new Nokia 6101 phone is an excellent device for customers who want a stylish phone that packs in a lot of features but at an affordable price," said John Clelland, senior vice president of Segment Marketing for T-Mobile USA. "Also as part of the T-Mobile To Go offering, the Nokia 6101 phone strengthens what we believe is already the coolest device line-up available for prepaid customers."
About T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc. is a member of the T-Mobile International group, the mobile telecommunications subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG (NYSE: DT). T-Mobile USA's GSM/GPRS voice and data networks in the United States (including roaming and other agreements) reach more than 260 million people. In addition, T-Mobile operates the largest carrier grade, commercial wireless broadband network in the United States, providing Wi-Fi at more than 6,000 public locations throughout the country with further access at over 20,000 international roaming locations. Through its Get MoreŽ promise, T-Mobile provides customers with more minutes, more features and more service. For more information, visit the company Web site at www.t-mobile.com. T-MobileŽ and Get MoreŽ are federally registered trademarks of Deutsche Telekom AG and T-Mobile USA respectively.
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. Nokia provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators and corporations. www.nokia.com