Nokia debuts N82 in Middle East

Multimedia computer with integrated imaging and location-based applications launched for UAE market

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By  Mark Sutton Published  April 14, 2008

Nokia has launched its new N82 multimedia computer in the UAE. The handset features integrated navigation and imaging functions, which combine to enable new location-based applications that can be shared with other users.

The N82 comes preloaded with GCC and European country maps, and will also include three-months free voice-guided navigation services. The device includes A-GPS location tracking, and a 5 megapixel camera which will capture images with embedded location data, which can then be used in other applications such as guided tours or shopping applications.

Nokia is already offering its Sports Tracker application as a free download. The application allows runners, cyclists, joggers and so on to create and track route maps, with embedded images and data such at speed, distance and time taken to complete the route. The Sports Tracker website allows sharing of routes and data with other users.

Henri Mattila, Explore Category Head for Nokia Middle East and North Afric said: "The Nokia N82 is made for storytelling. As one of Nokia's leading-edge connected camera, the Nokia N82 in black captures people's journeys and discoveries. With built-in A-GPS it even helps people to find new places by pairing ‘contextual' information with a wide array of connectivity features such as Wi-Fi and HSDPA. We make it easy for consumers to quickly share those moments as they happen."

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