I was finally able to put the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic through its paces. Right away, I was able to see how the manufacturer could incorporate in its next touch-driven device.
To sum it up, Nokia simply did not maximize their touch interface. Primarily because pre-existing patents limit the functionality the Finnish company could provide, and emphasis on the old way of doing things. Read more
Looks like Nokia’s marketing peeps struck gold, probably purchasing some significant face time for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic on Britney’s Womanizer:
You’ve already seen what the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic can do on an HDTV. What if it was in someone’s hand? A video worth taking the time to load this lazy Sunday.
I do apologize if I’m perpetuating racial stereotypes. Just try to understand this Asian mongrel’s wonder at meeting a full-blooded Scandanavian woman in person for the first time. Nokia’s Tuula Rytilä-Uotila was literally a larger-than-life figure. It’s rare for my six-footer self to talk to a woman without looking down. Read more
Check it out: videos of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic hooked up to an HDTV, for everyone to see the finalized interface and features in action:
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Well, it’s not like details about the upcoming “Tube” were a sealed secret. Turns out the leaked details were a bit off though. Continue reading to see the updated specs and some of the slides Nokia’s reps used in a presentation secretly held a few hours ago. Read more
Looks like the Nokia 5800 will be part of the XpressMusic line of phones, which include luminaries like the 5310. At least according to the leak by the Chinese peeps, though why the new moniker “XpressMedia” wasn’t used will be a question.
According to the source, The upcoming Nokia 5800 XpressMusic phone feature:
- A 640 x 360 (16:9) 3.2″ 16-million color display
- the Symbian S60 “5th Edition” OS
- An accelerometer for auto screen rotation
- A 3 megapixel camera with Carl-Zeiss lens dual LED flash
- some GPS, WiFi (b/g), and Bluetooth 2.0
- a 3.5mm jack for audio and video output (includes TV-out!)
- 140MB of internal memory
- a microSD that accepts up to 8GB (SDHC)
- 1320mAh of battery power via the Nokia BL-5J. W00t!
- a length of 115mm, width of 52mm, thickness of 14.55mm, and a weight of 104 grams
Continue to see more pics and a bit of trivia. Read more