New Pen-Based Nokia 3108 phone

Sporting a trendy and dynamic outlook with a fun and exciting feature set, the Nokia 3108 brings the benefits of the innovative pen-based capability to a wider segment of Chinese language users inAsia Pacific markets.    Created by designers in Nokia’s Product Creation Centre in Beijing, the Nokia 3108 has a Chinese-motivated design inspired by the futuristic warrior theme, whichwill appeal to the younger segment of Chinese language users.The phone supports tri-band (GSM 900/1800/1900) functionality, a high resolution colour display, a stylish built-in touch pad, LunarCalendar, an enhanced phonebook, themed wallpapers, a host of fun and exciting range of polyphonic ringtones, animated screensavers, games, MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service), Java(TM) and an xHTMLbrowser. The Nokia 3108 is expected to be commercially available in select Asia Pacific markets during the fourth quarter of 2003.    “We are very encouraged by the success of our firstpen-based phone, the Nokia 6108 which has been extremely well-received particularly in China and other markets in Asia Pacific where there is a predominantly large population of Chinese languageusers. This bears testimony to the huge potential of consumers in the region who value the intuitive pen-based feature optimised for Chinese messaging, ” said Robert Andersson, Senior Vice President,Nokia Mobile Phones, Asia Pacific.   “Building on the success of the Nokia 6108, we are bringing the benefits of the pen input capability to a broader segment of consumers who enjoyself-expression, sharing experiences and moments with their friends and family in a fun and exciting way.  With its dynamic and trendy design and fun features for personalisation, the pen-basedNokia 3108 will appeal to a wider and younger consumer segment with such needs and preferences,” he said.   Enabled by its intuitive pen input capability, the Nokia 3108 designed with a stylishbuilt-in touch padand easy-grip stylus recognises the handwriting both Chinese and Latin characters for convenient message sending. The phone supports both handwriting and keymat input. To utilisethe handwriting recognition feature, lifting the keymat will reveal a built-in touch padwhich allows the easy entry of both Chinese and Latin characters.   Fun and exciting features of the Nokia3108 include digital content comprising themed wallpapers – “Storm Riders (or Feng Yun in Chinese)” – and animated screensavers which are specially designed by Ma Wing Shing, a famous Chinese comicartist.  Users of the Nokia 3108 can also have hours of enjoyment with the new pre-installed game called Empire Mahjong.  With support for 4096 colours, the Nokia 3108’s high resolutioncolour display (128 x 128 pixels) enhances calendar entry, phonebook features as well as enriches the use of MMS, Java applications and games.    The Nokia 3108 can be used with a Nokia FunCamera, stand-alone VGA camera with its own viewfinder, flash and power supply, making it easy for consumers to spontaneously capture moments and experiences and sharing them with friends andfamily.  With 8 MB of memory, the Nokia Fun Camera can store up to 50 images and be attached to compatible Nokia handsets with a Pop-Port(TM) connector.  For consumers who enjoy beingentertained and connected on the move, the Nokia 3108 can also be used with the Nokia Radio Headset where users can get access to the latest infotainment news.   The Nokia 3108 weighs 93 gramsand has a talktime of 2 to 6 hours hours and a standby time of 150 to 360 hours. The phone is available in two attractive colour options in the standard sales package – Grey and White.


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