Nokia 5500 Sport phone announced

May 10 2006 - 10:25 AM ET | Nokia

nokia 5500The Nokia 5500 Sport is a new athletic themed handset that was introduced today. There is a dedicated button to change the phone's mode, such as music and sports. The sports mode features some unusual features for a mobile phone, including a pedometer.

Features of the Nokia 5500 include:

  • GSM 900/1800/1900
  • S60 third edition
  • microSD card slot
  • Text-to-speech dictation
  • Stailess steel casing with dust resistant shell

Nokia expects to begin shipping the 5500 in the third quarter (Summer) and it will sell for around 300 EUR before subsidies.