Nokia to ship 8GB hard drive music phone by year's end

by admin September 26, 2006 at 11:42 am

Nokia today unveiled a version of its N91 mobile phone fitted with an 8GB hard drive. The handset was joined by Music Edition versions of a number of other N series devices, part of Nokia’s plan to pitch the phone family as a viable alternative to Apple’s iPod.

All three Music Edition handsets – the N91, N73, N70 – all sync up with Windows Media Player and support the WMA music format. That’s undoubtedly a result of Nokia’s acquisition of digital music distributor Loudeye, which has always used Microsoft media technology.

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