Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition has recently been launched in US. This phone is a modification to the existing very popular Nokia 5800 touchscreen phone.
It comes with the added feature of a lifetime voice-guided navigation for North America, as stated by the Nokia Company. Moreover, this phone also provides a free car kit that allows easy mounting on a dash board or windshield.
Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition comes with Ovi Maps for mobile, providing real time turn-by-turn navigation both for car drivers and for pedestrians. In addition to this, it also consists of an improved safety features for drivers and provides pedestrian – friendly directions including park paths and one way streets.
Furthermore, its navigation solution provides maps and search facilities directly on the handset and does not require continuous data connectivity.
According to Nokia, the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition comes pre-loaded with maps for the entire U.S. and Canada, and users may also update and add maps for more than 180 additional countries at any time for free using Nokia Map Loader, a downloadable PC application available at www.nokiausa.com/maos.
Its features and functions apart from its navigation capabilities include the following:
- 3.2 inch Touch screen
- Access to Ovi Maps
- Stereo speakers
- HSDPA Internet connection
- 3.2 megapixel camera
- Memory card
- 35 hours playback time
Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition can also sync with Ovi Maps on the web, allowing users to:
- Find addresses
- Locate any location easily
- Decide routes in advance for walking and driving and then save them.
The phone is available online from Nokia USA online store.