Nokia N-Gage QD Officially Announced

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After the several leaks of unofficial pictures of the so called N-Gage 2, Nokia today announced the recent version of the N-Gage

game deck and the real name of the device is N-Gage QD. It is quite surprising that the recent version is no longer tri-band and there is no MP3 player and Frequency Modulation (FM) radio,

but as a compensation the initial price of the recent game deck will be just €199/$199.

Official press release

Helsinki, Finland - Nokia today announced the N-Gage QD mobile game deck, the latest addition to the N-Gage platform. The N-Gage QD is a compact device with a hot-swappable multimedia (MMC) slot for instant gaming, longer battery life, improved gaming controls, brighter screen, powerful smartphone features and the recent N-Gage Arena launcher application. Gamers will be able to play all of their favorite N-Gage titles, connect to the worldwide mobile gaming community over mobile networks via the N-Gage Arena as well as hold part in close-range mobile multiplayer gaming via Bluetooth wireless technology.

The planned range of prices is expected to be from €99/$99 with a contract to €199/$199 as an unsubsidized, untaxed retail price. The N-Gage QD game deck is expected to be available in May 2004 for Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific and in June 2004 for the Americas. The N-Gage QD will be available in two versions: a Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) 900/1800 variant (Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific) and a Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) 850/1900 variant (Americas).

The N-Gage QD game deck supports existing N-Gage game titles as well forthcoming N-Gage exclusive titles like Ashen, Pathway to Glory and Pocket Kingdom: Own The World, and blockbuster hits like The Sims: Bustin' Out, Crash Nitro Kart and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004.



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