Nokia introduces with the Nokia 3220 Light Messaging. By waving the Nokia 3220 from side to side, the LED lights of the Nokia Xpress-on Fun Shell light up to "write" a message that appears to float in mid-air. See it in action in a video on Nokia's site or refer to the photo below to get a sense on how this Light Messaging looks. It seems it only works with short words like Fun, Dance and so on.
The Nokia 3220 also features transparent Nokia Xpress-On grips, which pulsate with light effects to indicate calls, messages, and in sync with the beat of ringtones.
The Nokia 3220 can also be used as a joystick enabled through motion sensors. Two motion enabled games are included: SwampRacer, a high-octane airboat racing game, and AirExpress, where you fly freely around an exotic archipelago world.
The 3220 has a VGA Camera. The phone has a low unsubsidized price of around 250 EUR and is targeted obviously at young consumers.
More details in Press-Release and at the Nokia 3220 Product Page.
Nokia 3220 Features and Specifications:
Wave banner with the Xpress-on™ Fun Shell (sold separately)
Downloadable themes: wallpaper, screensaver, and ringing tone, animated
MIDI ringing tones with synchronized lights
Java™ games and applications
Tri-band EGSM 900, GSM 1800, and GSM 1900 networks in Europe, Africa,
Asia-Pacific, GSM 850/1800/1900 for North America, and South America where
these networks are supported.
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