Press Release: Cingular Wireless and Nokia today announced the availability of the Nokia 3300 music phone in Cingular’s GSM/GPRS markets. The dual-band (850/1900 MHz) Nokia 3300 music phone is designed with an integrated MP3 player to download, record and play back music, and the sturdy messaging keyboard is ideal for text messaging.
The Nokia 3300 music phone is the optimum phone for consumers who place a premium on having music with them, wherever they go. Consumers can manage and transfer music files from their PC to a memory card in their phone using Nokia Audio Manager PC software and a DKU-2 data cable (both are included in the box), or simply listen to the built-in FM radio. The Nokia 3300 music phone supports polyphonic downloadable ring tones and Cingular Super Tones, which sound like real music tunes. Optimized game controls for more intense action make the Nokia 3300 music phone a virtual mobile entertainment center.
Staying connected is an equally important feature on the new Nokia 3300 music phone, as sending and receiving text messages has never been easier. The device supports e-mail protocols including IMAP4 and POP3. Internet Service Provider profiles from Yahoo, SBC and BellSouth.net are preloaded in the device.
“The Nokia 3300 gives music aficionados a new, easy and convenient way for customers to get closer to the music they love,” said Mike Dobbs, vice president product management, Cingular Wireless. “Not only can Cingular customers download, record and play their favorite songs but they can create their own play lists and ringtones, using these songs.”
The Nokia 3300 music phone includes a built-in digital music player (MP3/AAC) and an FM radio with optimum sound including a five band graphical equalizer including, balance, loudness and stereo widening options. A 64 MB Memory Card (MMC), which comes in the box, stores and downloads music and ringtones. The Nokia 3300 music phone also offers preloaded Java(TM)-based applications, including four preloaded exciting games, in addition to storage for up to 50 Java-based applications or games. Consumers can make the 3300 a reflection of their personality and customize the phone’s ringtone by downloading their favorite tunes from Cingular’s extensive library of ringtones available at http://www.cingularextras.com .
“As an innovative technology leader, Nokia is proud to bring the first high-quality music and messaging phone to the United States,” said Nada Usina, General Manager of Nokia Entertainment and Media. “The Nokia 3300 music phone will be the must-have gadget for going back to school this year.”
Enhanced features on the Nokia 3300 music phone include a 128-pixel color display, four-way scroll key and keyboard, and a shortcut key that gives consumers fast access to the built-in digital music player and FM radio at the touch of a button. A high fidelity stereo headset for music player, stereo FM radio and voice calls, combined with enhanced SMS support, make the Nokia 3300 a “must have” for music fans everywhere.