Further strengthening its portfolio of 3G devices, Nokia today unveiled the new Nokia 6288, a 3G slide phone that adds high-quality video playing capabilities to its mix of features. With real-time video sharing and video ringtones, the Nokia 6288 is designed to take full advantage of the benefits of 3G technology. The Nokia 6288 is expected to begin shipping in the third quarter of 2006 with an estimated retail price of 325 EUR before subsidies or taxes.
The compact slide phone device is bundled with a 512 MB memory card making it ideal for watching favorite video clips on its bright QVGA, 262,144 color display (320x240 pixels). Outfitted with a 2-megapixel and a VGA camera, the Nokia 6288 makes it easy to share videos and participate in two-way video calls.
"The Nokia 6288 offers consumers the many benefits of 3G in a practical and affordable device," says Aage Snorgaard, Senior Vice President, Broad Appeal, Mobile Phones, Nokia. "With its strong set of engaging features, world-class video capabilities and an attractive design, we believe the Nokia 6288 will fast become a favourite on the markets this fall."
The Nokia 6288 also includes dedicated camera and zoom buttons making it even more convenient to record a video or snap a picture of family and friends. Videos taken with the Nokia 6288 can be edited then sent via MMS and email, while Bluetooth technology lets you print pictures directly to any compatible picture printer. The Nokia 6288 weighs 115g and is available in striking cool-white and black colors.