2/19/2010 3:59:00 PM
Phones 4u partners with b@TV for exclusive music content on the Nokia X6
Phones 4u is to sell the Nokia X6 16GB with an exclusive preloaded app from online music community b@TV, the website that delivers content streamed from music clubs, DJ sets, dance festivals and lifestyle venues from across the globe.
The partnership will be the first commercial agreement for b@TV. It will only be available on the Nokia X6 and is exclusive to Phones 4u customers. Users will be able to watch the exclusive footage on the go for the first time direct from their Nokia X6 handsets.
Users can plug their X6 into their television to experience a club-like atmosphere direct to their front room. They will also be able to take advantage of pre-recorded sessions available from more than 230 of the world’s top DJs including Deadmau5, Chase and Status, Calvin Harris and Annie Mac. Twenty new DJ sets are added every week to b@TV so users will always have something new.
Phones 4u will confirm which networks the Nokia X6 will be available on and at what tariffs nearer the launch date.
Russell Braterman, marketing director at Phones 4u, commented: ‘As mobile specialists, Phones 4u has a particular focus on the youth market. We celebrate individuality and this exclusive partnership with Nokia and b@TV allows us to offer a cutting-edge music phone for passionate music fans.’
John Nichols, head of trade & customer marketing at Nokia, added: ‘We continue to explore new, innovative ways to bring the best mobile experiences to consumers – providing them with instant access to their passions and interests on the move. The Nokia X6 and Phones 4u are the perfect launch platform for b@TV mobile, which is sure to influence the listening habits of dance music fans.’
The Nokia X6 16GB
The Nokia X6 is the first capacitive (as opposed to resistive) touch-screen handset from Nokia and will run on the Symbian OS v9.4.
Key product specifications include:
- 3.2 inch, 640x360 resolution screen and scratch resistant glass
- Five-megapixel camera, dual LED flash with auto-focus and 4x digital zoom
- 35 hours' music playback time
- Nokia Nseries digital music player
- Stereo FM radio
- Integrated 3D sound effect stereo speakers
- TV out, video editing and online sharing capabilities
- Access to the Nokia music store
- Full web browsing
- Wi-Fi, GPS and HSDPA plus Bluetooth