Nokia 5230 Nuron Delivers Apps, Maps and Free Navigation to T-Mobile

Affordable 3G Touch-Screen Smartphone Offers Rich Mobile Experiences,
Ovi Maps and Ovi Store

White Plains, NY and Bellevue, WA — March 3, 2010 – Nokia and T-Mobile
USA today announced the upcoming availability of the Nokia 5230 Nuron,
a smartphone solution for the masses packed with applications, maps
with turn-by-turn directions, and more. Operating on T-Mobile’s
blazing-fast 3G network, the Nokia Nuron offers dynamic Web browsing
and rich experiences on a 3.2” touch screen. The device is also the
first pre-loaded with Ovi Maps, a free turn-by-turn navigation
solution from Nokia, and the first to have the Ovi Store pre-loaded,
giving consumers access to thousands of compelling applications and
games. The Nokia Nuron is expected to be available in the coming weeks
exclusively from T-Mobile.

“The Nokia 5230 Nuron is a great product of our collaboration with
T-Mobile USA and provides consumers with more compelling mobile
experiences as they navigate, watch video, play games and social
network,” said Mark Slater, Vice President, Sales, Nokia. “The Nokia
Nuron offers U.S. consumers a unique and compelling mobile experience
that caters to their everyday needs and enables them to connect to
their passions with an affordable 3G touch smartphone.”

The Nokia Nuron is a mobile solution that allows consumers to easily
make their way around town, download content and applications to keep
them entertained, or help to manage their busy lives. Consumers can
keep up with friends and family via IM, text, personal or work e-mail,
and offers the ability to easily surf the Web with a full HTML

“Many of our customers are looking for smartphones that deliver a
great mobile Web experience with access to games and applications, all
at an affordable price,” said Travis Warren, director, product
marketing, T-Mobile USA. “We are excited to partner with Nokia to
offer our customers the Nokia 5230 Nuron, a 3G smartphone for the
masses that delivers features like a full touch screen, free
turn-by-turn navigation and a premium storefront for applications.”

The Nokia Nuron is the first U.S. carrier -supported Nokia smartphone
to pre-load Ovi Maps, a solution from Nokia that offers consumers free
turn-by-turn directions and navigation. Additionally, Ovi Maps makes
it easy to discover great places to eat, concerts, movies and more
with Lonely Planet guides. Other features include the ability to check
the weather forecast and even share one’s current location on
Facebook. With pedestrian navigation, Ovi Maps delivers the best
routes through pedestrian zones and shortcuts as well as pathways
through parks and buildings. Exploring the world or rediscovering your
own city has never been easier or more fun with Ovi Maps. Nokia Nuron
also comes preloaded with maps for the USA, Canada and Mexico – with
the ability to access to over 180 country maps at

The Nokia Nuron will be the first device from a national U.S. carrier
to come pre-loaded with Ovi Store by Nokia – giving consumers access
to thousands of applications and other exciting content.
T-Mobile also plans to simplify the purchase experience for its
customers and expects to enable them to pay for this great content by
having it billed to their monthly bill or via a credit card.
To learn more about Ovi by Nokia, or for more information on how to
develop for Ovi Store, please visit and, respectively.

The Nokia 5230 Nuron is expected to be available on in the coming
weeks in select T-Mobile retail stores and online at For more information, please visit or

Use of some features or services may incur separate, additional
charges and/or require a qualifying data plan. 3G coverage is
available in locations nationwide, but may not be available
everywhere. For more details on where T-Mobile network coverage is
available, please visit