HP's Snapfish and Nokia Create Quick and Easy Online Printing Experience for Camera Phone Users
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2006 - HP and Nokia today announced that they will enable a quick and easy online printing experience for Nokia Nseries multimedia computer users in the United States.
Beginning with the Nokia N80 Internet Edition, which is expected to begin shipping in time for the holidays, users will have the ability to capture images and instantly order prints via Snapfish from their mobile devices - without having to wait until they next access a PC.
"With the recent explosion of high-quality camera phones in the market, users now have an increasing desire to order high-quality prints instantly from their phones," said Ben Nelson, general manager, Snapfish by HP. "The integration of Snapfish's online photo print service on Nokia Nseries phones signifies the utmost in choice and convenience for consumers, providing high-quality prints for just 12 cents each."
The Snapfish online photo printing service is accessible through the user's photo gallery, which is stored on the phone. Once in the photo gallery, users can select photos to order with the choice of 4 x 6-inch, 5 x 7-inch and wallet-sized prints. A selection of photo merchandise products is expected to be made available later in the future.
"Nokia is continually striving to provide the most meaningful consumer experiences, and by adding HP's Snapfish printing solution to the Nokia N80 Internet Edition we can seamlessly deliver the kind of personalization and multimedia features in our Nokia Nseries lineup that our customers are asking for," said Nigel Rundstrom, vice president, Multimedia Sales and Channel Development, Nokia America. "The Nokia Nseries devices continue to bring innovation to wireless - and the Snapfish service is just the latest in our advanced mobile offerings."
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. Nokia provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators and corporations.
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. For the four fiscal quarters ended July 31, 2006, HP revenue totaled $90.00 billion. More information about HP (NYSE, Nasdaq: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.
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