tags: nokia, n8
The new Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is a mid-range music-focussed mobile and itīs Nokia's first touch enabled Symbian S60 mobile. Other key features include a 3.2-inch touch-screen, 3.2-megapixel AF camera with dual-LED flash, VGA front camera, A-GPS, HDSPA, up to 16GB of storage via microSD and loud speakers. The 5800 XpressMusic price will 279 Euro, 129 UK Pounds and $227 USD. This is also Nokias first Comes With Music phone, a newly launched music service that offers unlimited music downloads for the first year of ownership.
For the third year running, the most popular phone was still the old classic, the Nokia 3310 with a 5% market share. In fact, the 56 most popular phones were all made by Nokia. At the high end of the range, the most popular phone was the Nokia N70. Nokia held an overwhelming 99% share of the smartphone market in Finland.
From the other manufacturers, Korean phone manufacturer Samsung held about 4% the market, Sony Ericsson 3%, Benq-Siemens 3%, and Motorola less than 0.5%. Other manufacturers made up 1% of the market and 3% of the phones in the study were not identified.
Nokias market share has hardly changed in the past three years. Samsung and Sony Ericsson have slightly increased their market share, while Motorola and Siemens have lost out, researcher Antero Kivi told the Finnish news agency STT.
Markku teaches facts about Finland, cell phone throwing and the S60 the operating system.
Darla Mack has a post about Anssi Hautabackas Nokia Collection. Itīs huge and Darla asks if anyone can top that? I donīt exactly know how many Nokia phones Anssi has, but I know another finn that also has a huge collection of cell phones and most of them are Nokia. About-nokia.com proudly presents alias MäCsä (from a finnish cell phone community) cell phone collection (picture above). MäCsä says he had 101 phones during the year 2005!
We Say: Well if you cannot make better batteries this is one way to tackle the problem...
tags: Nokia, Power, Pack, DC-1
Other figures from the newlu released research say 16 % use the radio on their cell phone weekly. I was little suprised about that radio usage was most popular for kids under 15 years of age and when at the same time 60 % of 15-24 years old have a radio on their cell phone.
Well what does this mean? You propably know the song "Video killed the radio star"? Excellent song! Maybe we will have a new song "Cell phone resurrected the radio star :-)
* Finnpanel is owned by TNS Gallup Oy and A.C. Nielsen Finland Oy and is specialized in panel research focusing on Television and Radio Audience Measurement. The original research press release (in finnish). More about Finland (Wikipedia) or NokiaLand.