Nokia and Fido launch the Nokia 6555, a sleek, fold-back handset that's
sure to impress
TORONTO, March 4 /CNW/ - Fido and Nokia today announced the Canadian
availability of the new Nokia 6555 mobile phone. Designed with the fashion
conscious consumer in mind, with a stylish piano-black cover and retro analog
clock display, the sleek fold-back handset exudes elegance and boasts superb
The gentle curved shape and unique "smoothback" design, eliminates the
sharp edge found at the hinge of most conventional folding phones, and makes
the Nokia 6555 phone a joy to behold. Style mavens will not only be chic but
comfortable when talking on their fashionable new mobile phone.
"Fido customers have for years enjoyed the easy-to-use and stylish
interface of Nokia devices," said Patrick Hadsipantelis, VP, Marketing, Fido.
"Design and functionality are very important to them when it comes to choosing
the right mobile phone. The Nokia 6555 delivers on both counts, enabling our
customers to stay connected and look good at the same time."
With support for Fido's MobileMail e-mail solution and a host of
entertainment options, the Nokia 6555 handset allows users to stay in touch
while on the go.
With the Nokia 6555, customers can browse, download, share and stream
videos, for a rich mobile experience. The 16 million colour, 2.0" main display
allows for crisp images and videos.
"Canadian consumers are demanding more from their mobile phones," said
Joe Woo, Director of Sales, Nokia Canada. "With the Nokia 6555 phone, Fido and
Nokia are giving consumers the opportunity to take advantage of Fido's network
and full range of services. Now Canadians can take advantage of mobile e-mail
and enjoy fast and easy downloads."
Along with the sleek design and fast downloading capabilities, the Nokia
6555 also includes the following features and functions:
- 1.3 megapixel camera and video recorder with 6x digital zoom for
spontaneous capture of special moments to share with friends and
- XHTML browser for Internet browsing
- Enhanced voice dialling
- 30MB internal user memory, with support for up to 2GB memory with a
- Bluetooth 2.0 for talking hands-free, connecting with other Bluetooth
devices, or transferring data between the handset and a PC
- Large keypad and generously sized scroll keys
The Nokia 6555 is available exclusively at Fido retail locations, retail
partners and online at Fido.ca for $75, including a 1G Memory Card, with a
three-year Fido Agreement.
For more information on the Nokia 6555 handset and mobile enhancements,
please visit www.nokia.ca.
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and
sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each
other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative
products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media
and businesses. Nokia provides equipment, solutions and services for network
operators and corporations. For over twenty years Nokia has been bringing the
best in mobile phones and enhancements to Canada to satisfy the diverse needs
of Canadian consumers. www.nokia.ca.
Fido offers Canadian consumers and businesses a wide range of wireless
voice and data communications products and services, including international
roaming in 200 countries/areas. Fido is wholly owned by Rogers Wireless Inc.,
Canada's largest wireless provider and the country's only carrier operating on
the global standard GSM technology platform. For more information, please
For further information:
For further information: Media contacts: Nicole Tuschak, Ketchum (on
behalf of Nokia), (416) 355-7422, firstname.lastname@example.org; Odette Coleman,
Rogers Wireless, (416) 935-6441 (office), (416) 315-6343 (mobile),