Exercise with your Nokia 5500 Sport Phone

Today we got ordinary cellphones and we got camera phones, camcorder phones, music phones, fashion phones. It seems that we will even get a “perfume phone” and Feng Shui phone soon. And also a sport phone.

Today Nokia announced Nokia 5500 Sport phone for you exercise lovers. This cell phone works in 3 modes – phone, music and sports that can be selected through a single button. In a phone mode Nokia Sport 5500 functions as a normal tri band (GSM 900/1800/1900) cellphone for your communication needs. In a “music” mode Nokia 5500 becomes your portable music player that is able to store up to 750 GB of songs on optional 1GB microSD card. Nokia 5500 Sport phone also has integrated pedometer that is able to monitor the distance walked and calories burned during your exercising session.

Another interesting features of Nokia 5500 sport phone include “text-to speech” technology, that will read your SMS messages aloud so you can keep your eyes on the road while jogging. It has stainless steel casing with splash and dust resistant shell, manufactured with “latest materials used in high performance running shoes” for more flashy and sporty looks.

Nokia 5500 sport phone will appear on the market this summer and will cost 300 Euros before carrier subsidies

Author: Stasys Bielinis

While I like to play with the latest gadgets, I am even more interested in broad technology trends. With mobile now taking over the world - following the latest technology news, looking for insights, sharing and discussing them with passionate audience - it's hard to imagine a better place for me to be. You can find me on Twitter as @UVStaska'

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