Ultra-sleek and feature-packed, the Nokia 2630 mobile phone helps
consumers connect and share with friends and family
TORONTO, March 27 /CNW/ - Nokia today announced the Canadian launch of
the Nokia 2630 mobile phone. Available through Videotron and Petro Canada, the
Nokia 2630 handset is designed with form and function in mind and packs style,
connectivity, personalization, and entertainment into an ultra-thin and
At a mere 9.9 mm thick, the Nokia 2630 is the thinnest handset in Nokia's
portfolio and balances a modern design with a full range of features to meet
Canadian consumers' needs. An easy-to-use camera, combined with Bluetooth
technology, gives users a number of options when it comes to communicating and
sharing their experiences.
"The Nokia 2630 phone offers Canadians a feature-packed, yet easy-to-use
handset," said Dave Bergeron, Director New Channel Development, Nokia Canada.
"By way of Videotron and Petro-Canada, and through the handset's features and
functions, like a camera and Bluetooth technology, we are making connecting
fun by enabling consumers to reach their friends faster and share their
experiences on the go."
Featuring a VGA camera with 4x digital zoom and a dedicated side-mounted
camera key, the Nokia 2630 lets users snap their favourite moments. Whether
it's taking a picture of friends and family at a special occasion or shooting
a 2-minute video of the highlights from a sporting event or concert, the
handset makes it quick and easy to capture special moments.
The Bluetooth connectivity makes hands-free calling simple when paired
with a Bluetooth headset, like the Nokia BH-101 or BH-208. The technology also
lets users easily send, store and print photos and share MP3 ringtones and
wallpapers with friends.
Developed with great design, value, functionality and fun in mind, the
Nokia 2630 also incorporates Nokia's marketing leading voice-quality and
reliability and gives users access to a variety of additional features
- Quick content downloads and data transfer capabilities to quickly
download wallpapers, themes and ringtones and transfer and
synchronize data with Nokia PC Suite
- FM radio to stay entertained with music and news on-the-go
- Pre-installed applications, including a currency converter and
expense manager, to help users work smarter
- Phonebook with up to 1,000 contacts
- Nokia Xpress audio, multimedia, and text messaging to quickly get
your point across
- Personalization options like pre-installed themes and wallpapers
The Nokia 2630 is available through Videotron and Petro-Canada locations.
The handset will also be available through other Canadian retailers before the
end of 2008. For additional information, please visit www.nokia.ca,
www.videotron.com, or www.petrocanada.ca.
Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and
growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. We make a
wide range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to
experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business
mobility and more. Developing and growing our offering of consumer Internet
services, as well as our enterprise solutions and software, is a key area of
focus. We also provide equipment, solutions and services for communications
networks through Nokia Siemens Networks. www.nokia.ca
Videotron Ltd. (www.videotron.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of
Quebecor Media Inc., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable
television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access services,
cable telephony and wireless telephone service. Videotron is a leader in new
technologies with its illico interactive television system and its broadband
network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital
cable television, and other services. As of December 31, 2007, Videotron was
serving 1,638,000 cable television customers in Québec, including
768,000 illico subscribers. Videotron is the Québec leader in high-speed
Internet access, with 933,000 subscribers to its cable modem service. As of
December 31, 2007, Videotron had activated 45,700 phones on its wireless
telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to nearly
636,000 Québec households and organizations.
Petro-Canada is one of Canada's largest oil and gas companies, operating
in both the upstream and the downstream sectors of the industry in Canada and
internationally. The company creates value by responsibly developing energy
resources and providing world class petroleum products and services.
Petro-Canada is proud to be a National Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic
and Paralympic Winter Games. Our common shares trade on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbol PCA and on the New York Stock Exchange under the
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