New products story Ready, Set, Snap – Nokia N73 starts shipping

Nokia is proud to announce that shipments have begun for the Nokia N73, a multimedia computer with photography features and integrated stereo speakers for optimized audio pleasure. The Nokia N73 includes a 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera with Carl Zeiss optics, and support for social networks on the Internet like Flickr, the world’s leading
 online photo sharing community.

The Nokia N73 is estimated to retail at roughly 400 euro without tax and subsidies and is available in three color combinations: silver grey/deep plum, frost white/metallic red and frost white/mocha brown.

“We are very excited to bring the Nokia N73 to the world, it’s the ideal companion for any digital camera lover or simply anyone who appreciates stunning print quality and multimedia just a slide and a click away,” said Pekka Pohjakallio, vice president, Multimedia Computers, Nokia. “At the core of the Nokia N73 is a camera that is truly ready for the Internet age, enabling people to share their photos on the Web in an instant on Flickr or other photo sharing communities.”

The Nokia N73 meets a multitude of the everyday user’s needs – in one pocketable device. Available in 3G or quadband EDGE/GSM networks, the Nokia N73 has all the diversity of a multimedia computer enabled with the S60 3rd Edition Software on Symbian OS

A high-quality 3.2 megapixel (2048 x 1536 pixels) camera with Carl Zeiss optics, the Nokia N73 provides ‘real’ photo quality up to 10” x 8” (25 x 20 cm).  Thanks to the mechanical shutter and advanced auto-focus, photos are sharper, boasting crisp detail with reduced movement distortion, even in low light conditions. Once you’ve snapped your photos or videos, viewing them is a simple pleasure on the large, high resolution 2.4 inch full screen landscape viewfinder.

Display photos instantly on the screen, edge to edge, by simply pressing the dedicated review key. The powerful and intuitive active toolbar interface provides a one-touch selection to effortlessly send photos via e-mail, Bluetooth connectivity or MMS, print or upload them onto an Internet community.  Impress your friends by creating a slideshow, complete with your own stereo music soundtrack –  select your favorite images and digital tunes, and enjoy the show.

Less than 90cc, the high-performing Nokia N73 not only travels with you, but also has intuitive functionality for additional ease-of-use. In fact, every aspect of the Nokia N73 has been designed to make photography easy. The dedicated controls for capture, zoom and review, together with the active toolbar interface provide intuitive and fast control of key camera functions.

Nokia N73 users will also be able to use Amazon’s Mobipocket Reader and Amazon Anywhere features, which will be preinstalled on the device in certain areas.  With Amazon Anywhere shoppers can get immediate access to Amazon’s expansive selection and search customer reviews, receive personalized recommendations and shop right from their Nokia N73. Mobipocket Reader transforms your multimedia computer into a universal eBook reader with access to more than 25,000 eBooks from major US, German, French and Spanish publishers.