It’s been a busy day for Nokia (NYSE: NOK). A number of announcements have squeaked out of the largest handset manufacturer’s factories today, so here’s a quick recap:
— Nokia opened its online music store in Germany today as part of the company’s strategy to offer more content services under its brand name Ovi, Reuters reported. The music store is Nokia’s second, following the opening of one in Britain. In Germany, songs will cost 1 euro ($1.52) and in Britian, Nokia charges 80p, or about $2. Following a delay of several months, Nokia now expects to open stores in nine more countries, including France, Italy, Spain, Australia and Singapore, by the end of the first half of 2008. .
— Nokia said at CeBIT today that T-Mobile will be offering the Nokia 6650, a multimedia heavy phone that comes with a 2 megapixel camera with flash, 30 MB of internal memory and a micro SD card slot, and the ability to send images and videos to the web over HSDPA. In Germany it will sell for 1 euro.
And, as we already reported today:
— Nokia said the UK High Court has ruled in favor of the Finnish handset maker, following Qualcomm