Nokia N70 starts shipping

Espoo, Finland – Nokia today announced that it has started deliveries of the Nokia N70, a compact, beautifully styled, easy-to-use 3G smartphone. Incorporating a complete smartphone feature set, as well as a 2 megapixel camera, flash and front camera for video calling, the Nokia N70 comes fully equipped with a digital music player and stereo audio.

“We are proud to announce the second device to hit the market from the Nokia Nseries high performance multimedia range,” said Joe Coles, Director of imaging product marketing at Nokia. “The Nokia N70 is a great example of Nokia Nseries, combining the latest technologies and elegant design with a comprehensive set of multimedia features. Easy and intuitive mobile photography, automatic storing of those great quality shots, listening to music, reading and writing email, browsing favorite websites – the Nokia N70 is a true multimedia computer.”

With its intuitive slide and shoot design, the 2 megapixel rear camera of the Nokia N70 can be quickly and conveniently activated, while a dedicated shutter key allows for greater stability and ease of use for picture taking. Incorporating an integrated flash, 20x digital zoom capability and a range of capture scene settings, the Nokia N70 allows for spontaneous capture of great quality photos and video regardless of time and place. Additionally, while retaining full image quality, the photos or video clips can also be instantly shared with others via email or Bluetooth wireless technology.

With the new Nokia XpressTransfer storing solution, all photos and video clips on the Nokia N70 can either be manually or automatically copied to compatible PCs. Furthermore, the standard Nokia N70 sales package also includes new Adobe Photoshop Album Starter Edition 3.0 software, offering users an efficient way for viewing, finding, fixing and sharing images and video clips on their compatible PC. For a multimedia diary experience, the in-box Nokia Lifeblog software automatically organizes photos, videos, text messages and multimedia messages into a chronology for easy browsing, searching and sharing.

The smartphone features of the Nokia N70 include extensive email attachment support, Internet browser, video streaming and 3G features, such as two-way video calling* and video sharing*. An embedded email configuration tool helps users to quickly set up their preferred mobile email settings. Once set up, the user will get notification of new email and can then log on to retrieve it. The Nokia N70 also supports Symantec Mobile Security, an integrated antivirus and firewall solution.

Equipped with a digital music player and FM radio with support for Visual Radio, the Nokia N70 also doubles as a great pocketable music device. Moreover, the music experience can be taken to the next level with the separately available Nokia Music Pack, with which users can transfer music quickly from compatible PCs, listen to music through standard stereo headphones or even plug the Nokia N70 to a compatible home stereo system for stereo playback or recording.

The Nokia N70 is among the first Nokia devices to include the Catalogs Client mobile shopping application, making it easy for users to quickly discover, trial, download and purchase new applications, services and content designed for the Nokia N70. The operator-brandable interface enables seamless access to mobile content catalogs from operators or third-party sources.