Nokia Announced COME WITH MUSIC Service, Singapore First to Get

Music lovers and Nokia lovers will rejoice  at this piece of news. It was officially announced that Singapore will have Come With Music enabled handsets very soon. When this happens, Singapore will be the first in the world to have Come with Music enabled Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, Nokia 5320 XpressMusic, 5220 XpressMusic devices (see main picture). Also, some older models will be sold with this service, as such Nokia N96, Nokia N85 and Nokia N79. More details of the Come with Music service and press release after the break.


Nokia announced that for a year, Nokia users with this service will be able to download millions of songs free. Read the below press release.

Press Release

Nokia announces Comes With Music range of devices for Singapore launch
February 13, 2009

Revolutionary digital music offer will be available on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, Nokia 5320 XpressMusic and Nokia 5220 XpressMusic devices, as well as the Nokia N96, Nokia N85 and Nokia N79 multimedia computers
Singapore – Nokia will deliver music loud and clear to local music lovers with its revolutionary Comes With Music service when it is launched in Singapore in the coming weeks, making it the first market in Asia where it will be available.
The service will be delivered on its newest and highly anticipated Nokia 5800 XpressMusic device – which will begin shipping in Singapore very soon – as well as on Comes With Music editions of the Nokia N96, Nokia N85 and Nokia N79, as well as the Nokia 5320 XpressMusic and 5220 XpressMusic devices.
Consumers in Singapore will be the first in the world to get their hands on a Comes With Music-enabled Nokia 5800 XpressMusic when it hits the stores.
Nokia’s pioneering Comes With Music service offers consumers a new and revolutionary way to discover and download music, revamping their entire digital music experience. Consumers can buy a Nokia Comes With Music-enabled device and be able to download millions of free tracks from the Nokia Music Store catalogue over the course of a year*.  What’s more, they get to keep ALL their downloaded music from the diverse catalog of music from international and local artists – even when the service period is over.
“Comes With Music sets a truly industry-leading precedent in consumer value and convenience that others are already following. Especially in these trying economic times, music lovers can stay connected to the music they like, yet no longer worry about the cost of purchasing music by single tracks or album. The freedom and simplicity of the service is unparalleled. Comes With Music is revolutionary simply because all your downloaded music is yours to keep”, said Vlasta Berka, General Manager, Nokia Singapore, Malaysia & Brunei.
“Nokia Comes With Music is also coming to Singapore through a wide and popular device range across different consumer segments covering various price points, because at Nokia, our vision is to connect people to the music they want, anytime and anywhere”, he said.
Nokia Comes With Music is already live in the United Kingdom and on the Nokia N96, Nokia N95 8GB, Nokia 5310 XpressMusic and will be available on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic later this year.
*operator data charges apply.

Read the Press Release Here