Espoo, Finland-based mobile phone maker Nokia recently announced the launch of two new handsets in Canada, namely the Nokia E72 and the Nokia N97 mini. The former device is set to land at TELUS, with support for the carrier's 3G network, while the latter is available through Rogers Communications Inc., and offers support for its HSPA+ network. According to the company, both phones come with integrated Ovi Store.
“Nokia has a strong heritage of innovating mobile communication and connecting people across our open and flexible range of devices designed to appeal to a wide range of consumers. Nokia Canada has a strong and broad product portfolio
in the Canadian market and we are thrilled to be bringing these two amazing smartphones to Canada with TELUS and Rogers,” said Richard White, general manager, Nokia Canada.
The new Nokia E72
at TELUS comes with Nokia Messaging, so that users can stay connected at all times. Through the new solution, users would be able to sign in to up to four instant messaging accounts at the same time, including Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk and Windows Live Messenger. At the same time, the app offers the possibility to mobilize a number of up to 10 email accounts simultaneously. With a 5 megapixel camera, voice commands, text-to-speech message reader and more, the device packs all the features users are looking for in a communication device.
“We are very excited about the new Nokia E72, a perfect addition to our exceptional 3G+ smartphone selection. TELUS continues to offer an industry-leading 3G+ smartphone
line-up in order to meet Canadians’ need to stay connected with their social network and to stay entertained on-the-go,” said David Fuller, chief marketing officer at TELUS. “More and more of our customers are adopting smartphone devices because of their many multitasking applications.”
As for the Nokia N97 mini
, it can easily prove to be a stylish mini computer available exclusively for Rogers customers. The handset sports a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, complemented by a side-sliding QWERTY keyboard, a 5-megapixel photo snapper with Carl Zeiss Tessar lens and dual LED flash, and 8GB of internal memory, along with a microSD memory card slot with support for up to 16GB of additional storage space. The Nokia N97 mini can be purchased from Rogers for $99.99 upon the signing of a three-year contract agreement with the carrier.
“Rogers is pleased to offer the Nokia N97 mini to Rogers' customers, as part of our exciting line up of exclusive touchscreen smartphones,” said Raj Doshi, Vice President, Mobile Product Management, Rogers Communications. “Customers can take full advantage of the Nokia N97 mini's features and capabilities, backed by Canada's reliable network and handset servicing.”