Win a Nokia N8 from Nokia India

With Nokia India celebrating 15 years in India, they are giving away N8 devices. All you need to do to enter the contest is to head over to the site www.mynokiamoments.com and share an amazing moment you had with a Nokia device. Here’s what their contest site says about the contest:

“My Nokia Moment is an opportunity for all of you to submitbrowse, share and vote for some of your most amazing experiences with Nokia.

If you own a Nokia device or owned it in the past and have an interesting experience or story to share, then we would like to hear from you. Share all your amazing moments through SMSwebsitewapsite or toll free line and give yourself a chance to win some exciting Nokia gifts.

Apart from the Grand prize of the ten N8 phones, you stand to win other goodies on a weekly basis as well, including C5 phones and Bluetooth headsets. You also get a voucher for 10 tracks from the Ovi Music Store when you register successfully.

So what are you waiting for? Head out and enter for your chance to win! For steps on how to enter the contest, check out the instructions here on this link.

Check out this video that ZOMGitsCJ uploaded to YouTube, it’s got the ad that Nokia’s running for this contest:

Nokia C5 Available in India

The Nokia C5, a feature rich smartphone for the budget concious, is available in India now. The phone should be available from tomorrow at Nokia retail stores, with a Retail Price of Rs.8500.

The phone comes preinstalled with   Nokia Messaging, Ovi Maps 3.0 with free navigation,  and Social Networking apps like Facebook.

Here are the specifications of the phone:

Display and user interface
  • Size: 2.2″
  • Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels (QVGA)
  • Up to 16.7 million colours (TFT)
Data network
  • GPRS/EGPRS MSC32 class B, maximum speed up to 298/178.8 kbps (UL/DL)
  • HSDPA cat9, maximum speed up to 10.2 Mbps
  • HSUPA cat5, maximum speed up to 2 Mbps
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes
  • Dual transfer mode
  • TCP/IP support
  • Capability to serve as data modem
Power Management
  • BL-5CT 1050 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time (maximum):
    • GSM 12 h
    • WCDMA 4.9 h
  • Standby time (maximum):
    • GSM 630 h
    • WCDMA 670 h
  • Video playback time (3GPP, 8 fps, maximum): 11 h
  • Video recording time (QCIF, 8 fps, maximum): 5.4 h
  • Video call time (maximum): 3.5 h
  • Music playback time (offline mode, maximum): 34 h
Data network
  • GPRS/EGPRS MSC32 class B, maximum speed up to 298/178.8 kbps (UL/DL)
  • HSDPA cat9, maximum speed up to 10.2 Mbps
  • HSUPA cat5, maximum speed up to 2 Mbps
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes
  • Dual transfer mode
  • TCP/IP support
  • Capability to serve as data modem
Memory
  • MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, up to 16 GB
  • Internal memory: up to 50 MB
Connectivity
  • Bluetooth version 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • Support for local and remote SyncML synchronisation
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
  • Charging via USB supported
  • 3.5 mm AV connector
Operating frequency
  • Quad band GSM EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • WCDMA 900/2100
  • Automatic switching between GSM bands
  • Flight mode
GPS and navigation
  • Integrated A-GPS receiver
  • Ovi Maps 3.0 pre-installed
  • Ovi Maps Loader application via PC
  • Free lifetime navigation included*
Camera
  • 3.2 megapixel camera (1536 x 2048 pixels)
  • Full Focus EDOF (extended depth of field) technology
  • Up to 4x digital zoom
  • LED flash
  • Still image formats: JPEG
  • Secondary camera for video calls (VGA, 640 x 480 pixels)
Video codecs & formats
  • Video capture at up to 640 x 480 pixels (VGA) and up to 15 fps (main camera) and 176 x 144 pixels (QCIF) at 15 fps (secondary camera)
  • Video recording format: 3GPP; codecs: H.263, MPEG-4
  • Audio recording codec: AMR-NB
  • Video playback formats: MP4, 3GPP, AVI; codecs: H.263, H.264 and MPEG-4
  • DRM support: OMA DRM 2, Windows DRM-10
Check out the full specs over on the Nokia Product Page.
Head over to Fonerena for more hands on pictures with the C5, over here.

Nokia C5 Unveiled

Nokia unveiled the Nokia C5 handset today, as part of the new C series of handsets. The C5 is a S60 V3 phone with a 2.2″ QVGA screen, 3.2 MP Autofocus camera, HSDPA and A-GPS. It comes preloaded with the latest Ovi Maps, that includes free walk and drive navigation, and Nokia Messaging built it.

What sets the C5 apart, is that it’s a Social Networking centric device. You can view your friends Facebook status directly from the phonebook, and can update your Facebook status from the device, and share your location through Ovi Maps. It also features the new Nokia Messaging with IM, which supports both Google Talk and Windows Live Messenger!

The Nokia C5 should be available in the second quarter of 2010 globally in Europe, Eurasia, SEAP, China and MEA. Its estimated price is around $180, making it a very affordable yet packed smartphone.

Check out the whole article over at the Official Nokia Blog, Nokia Conversations.

Image and Information courtesy Nokia Conversations.