Nokia today announced Nokia 5235, a music oriented mobile device that looks similar to Nokia 5230 Xpress music in design and other technical specifications. Nokia 5235 is not a part of Nokia’s popular Xpress music lineup. But it’s definitely a device built for the music enthusiasts. Nokia 5235 is based on Symbian S60 V5 touch enabled user interface that power all recent Nokia phones. This device is deigned to sell at entry level touch screen segment with 3G. Like Nokia 5230, it includes a 2 mega pixel camera that comes with exciting 30 fps video recording. The difference in Nokia 5235 is the option to download unlimited songs using Nokia music service for a period of one year. There will a catalog of DRM protected music files that users can download as per requirement.
As said earlier, Nokia 5235 is very similar to Nokia 5230 Xpress music. Nokia 5235 includes the same 3.2 resistive touch screen with 360*640 pixels resolution. There are accelerometer, proximity sensors and hand writing recognition. It has an expandable 16GB memory slot. The difference in design of Nokia 5235 is the missing dedicated music key found in normal Xpress music devices. Though available at lower price, Nokia 5235 comes with 3G and GPS facilities. There’s is quick access media bar at home screen and thumbnail based contact system. Nokia services like Ovi, Ovi mail are also available.
Other features in Nokia 5235 music phone.
ARM 11 processor, GPRS, EDGE , FM with RDS, Nokia mas touch 2.0, Photo editor , Flash, Microsoft Office document and PDF reader, 1320 mAh battery, 3.5 mm audio jack and 70MB internal storage.
Nokia 5235 price and India launch date:
Nokia 5230( available from November) and upcoming Nokia 5235 music are the best budget touch screen devices from Nokia till date. Nokia 5235 is planned to be launched in the first quarter of 2010 for a retail market price of 125USD. So when it comes to India Nokia 5235 would cost around 10000INR.