Messaging Made Easier With the New Nokia 6822 Phone

Latest Generation Nokia Messaging Device Adds New Features and

Functionality to an Already Popular Design

Jan 05, 2005, 00:00 ET from Nokia

    NEW YORK, January 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE:  NOK) today
 announced the latest addition to its successful line of messaging devices
 with the introduction of the Nokia 6822. Like its predecessors in Nokia's
 messaging portfolio, which have been hailed for combining excellent voice
 features with easy thumb typing on a full keyboard, the new Nokia 6822 has a
 unique design that opens into a full messaging keyboard for richer messaging
 and documentation. The new model also has an advanced VGA camera, and 65K
 color display.
     The compact messaging device supports a wide range of e-mail and instant
 messaging solutions, easy-to-use Personal Information Management (PIM)
 capabilities and wireless data synchronization. The company plans to make the
 Nokia 6822 available in the first quarter of 2005 in EMEA and the Americas.
     Users of the Nokia 6822 benefit from carrying a single device that is
 versatile enough for both personal and business use. The compact device
 supports multiple email accounts and calendars and can be synchronized from
 device to PC with a few steps. Configuration is easy for email, messaging or
 Internet browsing via over-the-air settings available from most network
 operators. The phone also includes pre-installed mobile applications for
 private and business use.
     "People love the full-keyboard design and functionality of our messaging
 devices," said Niklas Savander, senior vice president of Nokia's business
 device unit. "To date, more than two million people have adopted this popular
 format. As mobile instant messaging is gaining popularity worldwide as a
 quick and efficient conversation tool, and we expect demand for these devices
 to increase. The Nokia 6822 is a great phone and a great device for messaging
 at work and at play."
     "Mobile messaging and push email continue to represent applications that
 will provide the greatest purpose and value for a growing class of mobile
 users," said Andrew Brown, Program Manager for European Mobile Devices at
 IDC. "The Nokia 6822 represents a continuation of Nokia's line of highly
 innovative flip open full-messaging keyboard devices, that will serve a
 user's needs for both personal and corporate email as well as offering the
 latest in mobile phone technology."
     Key features include:
     - Easy-to-use design tailored for effective messaging in personal and
 business environments
     - A tri-band world phone operating in GSM/GPRS/EGPRS networks
     - A variety of email solutions with support for IMAP4, POP3 SMTP and
 SyncML and support for BlackBerry Connect*
     - Instant messaging
     - Five party conference calling with integrated speakerphone and voice
     - Integrated VGA camera that supports video and use in 'night mode'
     - High speed xHTML Internet browsing with SSL/TLS security
     - Remote and local synchronization of calendar, contacts, notes and to-do
 list with a compatible PC using Bluetooth connectivity, infrared or data cable
     - Bluetooth technology enables use of wireless enhancements like car kits
 and headsets
     For further information on features and availability, please visit For information on pricing, please contact
 your local Nokia representative. A complete list of enhancements with
 Bluetooth technology for the Nokia 6822 is also available at
     *Operation and some features such as BlackBerry** Connect are SIM card
 and/or network dependent.
     See service provider for details.
     About Nokia
     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.
     (c) 2005 Nokia. All rights reserved. Nokia and Nokia 6822 are trademarks
 or registered trademarks of Nokia Corporation.
     ** BlackBerry is a trademark of Research In Motion Limited.
     Note to Editors:
     - Nokia 6822 supports Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) Client Provisioning 1.1
 for easy over-the-air provisioning of different service settings, e.g.
 browser settings and bookmarks, MMS settings, data synchronization settings,
 instant messaging and presence settings, and email settings.
     A complete list of Nokia 6822 features and technical specifications can
 be found at
     Photos of the Nokia 6822 can be found at