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Nokia Lumia 710 and the Nokia Lumia 800 signal new smartphone dawn for Nokia in Canada

(January 09, 2012)

TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/12 --


First two smartphones based on Windows Phone introduce a range of new experiences designed to make everyday moments more amazing

Today,Nokia Canada announces the availability of the first two smartphones in the Nokia Lumia family, the Nokia Lumia 710, available exclusively at Rogers Communications, and the Nokia Lumia 800, available exclusively at TELUS. The affordable Nokia Lumia 710 was designed to make the Nokia Lumia experience accessible to more people around the world and at launch was widely praised as the best Windows Phone experience at its price point. The stunningly social Nokia Lumia 800 features familiar Nokia elements like head- turning design, vivid colours, outstanding Carl Zeiss imaging capabilities, and a unique unibody construction.

Based on the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango release, the Nokia Lumiasmartphones are designed to appeal to people with active social lives and combine the powerful social and Internet experience of Windows Phone with the ability to take pictures in almost any conditions and share with friends in seconds, as well as access to thousands of the most popular apps, including exclusive Nokia experiences.


Both smartphones come equipped with the signature Lumia experience, Nokia Drive, which delivers a full-fledged personal navigation device (PND) with free, turn- by-turn navigation and dedicated in-car-user-interface.

TheNokia Lumia 710 will be available this February for $49.99 on select 3- year plans as part of Rogers' Smartphone Lite lineup of affordable devices.

The bold Nokia Lumia 800 will be coming soon only to TELUS in black, as well as cyan and magenta options for customers looking to stand out from the crowd.

"I am extremely excited to introduce the Nokia Lumia family of smartphones to Canada. The Nokia Lumia 710 and the Nokia Lumia 800 combine our passion for design and powerful functionality with the intelligence and capability of Windows Phone," said Richard White, General Manager for Nokia Canada.

Nokia Lumia 710: Designed to be personal and affordable

- Deeplyintegrated social networking experience through Windows Phone 7.5 Mango; stay in touch across Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter right from the people hub

- Best Internet browsing experience with Internet Explorer 9

- Available in black, with optional Xpress-On covers in a variety of colours to suit your mood and style

- Access to thousands of apps in the Windows PCanahone Marketplace

- 3.7" WVGA TFT, ClearBlack capacitive touch screen with pinch zoom, 800 x 480 pixels and 16 million colours

- 5 MP camera with auto focus, LED flash, high definition720p video recording with 30FPS and one-touch image sharing

- 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 512MB program memory, 8GB internal user memory, and up to 7.6 hours of 3G talktime

- Access to Microsoft SkyDrive for cloud storage

Nokia Lumia 800: Stunningly social

- Head-turning unibody design in vivid colours: cyan, magenta, black

- Deeply integrated social networking experience through Windows Phone 7.5 Mango; stay in touch across Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter right from the People Hub

- Best Internet browsing experience with Internet Explorer 9

- Vivid 3.7" AMOLED, ClearBlack display with WVGA 800x480 pixels, 16 million colours and 2.5D curved glass

- 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 512MB program memory, 16GB internal user memory, and up to 9 hours of 3G talktime

- Access to Microsoft SkyDrive for cloud storage

- Access to thousands of apps in the Windows Phone Marketplace

- Leading imaging capabilities with Carl Zeiss optics, pocket-to-picture- to-post in seconds, 8MP camera with autofocus and touch focus capability, dual LED flash,high definition 720p video recording with 30FPS and one touch image sharing

About Nokia

Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have become an integral part of the lives of people around the world. Every day, more than 1.3 billion people use their Nokia to capture and share experiences, access information, find their way or simply to speak to one another. Nokia's technological and design innovations have made its brand one of the most recognized in the world. For more information, visit http://www.nokia.com/about-nokia.

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