Nokia unveils a new active category for mobile phones
Published November 19, 2001
Nokia today introduced a new active category to its product portfolio with the Nokia 5210. Specifically designed for people with an active lifestyle the Nokia 5210 represents a totally new concept with innovative materials, wearability options and improved durability. Shipments are scheduled to begin in the 1st quarter, 2002.
“The mobile phone market is evolving towards increasingly diverse user needs, reflecting various lifestyles and preferences of different individuals. With the Nokia 5210 we have created a concept which combines a youthful and vibrant style with improved durability. The design and color world have been inspired by sports and the features have been specified with focus on the needs of active people”, said Anssi Vanjoki, Executive Vice President, Nokia Mobile Phones.
In the Nokia 5210 the materials, construction and locking solution with user changeable top and bottom shells provide protection against water splashes and dust. The ergonomic design together with its combination of soft and hard materials gives a convenient and reliable grip. The Nokia 5210 is small, light and easy to carry with you as it offers several wearability options with its new multifunctional carrying straps.
The extensive set of features for the Nokia 5210 include an in-built stopwatch for timing, recording splits or lap times, a countdown timer with restart option and interval timer for exercise cycles. A fun feature in the Nokia 5210 is the thermometer, which provides a means to measure the approximate temperature of your surroundings.
The phone can be personalized with full display Profile Logos with profile graphics and animations including a digital clock or for example with the rhythmic vibra and backlight alert. The picture editor in the Nokia 5210 can be used to create, edit and save picture messages and clip- arts as well as edit pictures already existing in the phone. The Nokia 5210 also offers effective calendar management including a two-week calendar view, up to 100 calendar notes and a training note folder with predefined training icons.
The digital services available from Club Nokia include ringing tones and graphics, downloadable profiles, animated profile logos, downloadable game packs and high score sending as well as possibility to make personal library for own content.
The phone includes the following additional features: – Pastel orange screen backlight – Timed profiles- Automatic keyguard lock and security code – Silent/reject for incoming call – Advanced messaging (chat, SMS templates and smileys, concatenated SMS, multiple note sending) – Ringing tone for SMS alert – 10 voice tags, call and answer also via headset – 5 games (Space Impact II, Snake II, Bumper, Bantumi and Pairs II) – Infrared applications (PC – phone data link, phone to phone communication) – EGSM 900/1800 – A WAP1.1 browser for the Internet with WAP push – Talktime: up to 3hrs 50 min – Standby time: up to 170 hrs – Dimensions: 92 g, 83 cc, 105,5 mm
Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Backed by its experience, innovation, user- friendliness and secure solutions, the company has become the leading supplier of mobile phones and a leading supplier of mobile, fixed and IP networks. By adding mobility to the Internet Nokia creates new opportunities for companies and further enriches the daily lives of people. Nokia is a broadly held company with listings on six major exchanges.
Nokia Mobile Phones Communications Tel. +358 7180 08000 http://www.nokia.com
Pictures of the Nokia 5210 are available at
More information, Nokia 5210 Press Release (PDF File), Nokia User’s Guide (PDF File)