Nokia unveils 5800 XpressMusic, AKA Tube

by admin October 2, 2008 at 10:12 pm

Nokia has finally ended months of speculation and rumour by today announcing the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, previously known by the codename of the Tube.

Sporting a full 3.2in haptic touchscreen with 16 million colours, this is the first device of its kind from Nokia as it unveils the first device that could be dubbed an ‘iPhone killer’.

In fact Nokia says it’s the best on the market… take that, Apple.

Well, it’s technically the second, if you count the 7710 from 2005, but that was far too ahead of its time, and was discontinued.

The UI allow you to choose four people to become your contacts bar, allowing you to keep up with all the things they do, such as Facebook updates or emails and SMS chats with them all on the home screen, which is rather neat and novel.

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