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
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
- 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
For further information on features and availability, please visit
http://www.nokia.com/Nokia6822. 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.
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.
(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 www.nokia.com/Nokia6822.
Photos of the Nokia 6822 can be found at www.nokia.com/press