Nokia today announced Nokia 5230, a very cost effective mobile device into their Symbain S60 V5 touch series. Nokia 5230 is so far the lowest priced Nokia touch phone. This phone limits its price from predecessors like N97, 5800 Xpress music, 5800 navigation, N97 mini, Nokia X6, and 5530 Xpress music by avoiding WiFi and degrading the camera quality to only 2 mega pixel . Apart from camera, Nokia 5230 specification includes a large 3.2 inch TFT touch screen with accelerometer sensor and on screen keyboard, upto 16GB expandable storage, assisted GPS and exceptional 33 hours of music playback with 1320 mAh battery. Nokia 5230 will be available in 2 colors black and white, which can be further selected on the basis of 5 other colors of back frame. Nokia 5230 is also compatible with high speed 3G and EDGE networks.
Nokia 5230 photos
Nokia 5230 specification :
Nokia 5230 is powered by the latest Symbian S60 V5 OS that is used in flagship models like 5800 Xpress music, N97 and N97 Mini. Though the music tag is not there, Nokia 5230 appears to be a good music phone. It includes quick music playback keys, supports storage of 16 GB and provides 33 hours of extensive music playback. Nokia 5230 music player comes with audio controls and equalizers for manual adjustment of sound output.
As you can see in the image, Nokia 5230 has media bar that can be used to access Ovi store,Youtube , galleries, and other favorite applications right from the phone home UI. There is also a contact bar that has the capability to include thumbnail images upto 20 contacts. You can slide this to make make phone calls and send massages .
Other notable features of Nokia 5230 :
2 mega pixel camera without autofocus1(600×1200 pixels and video recording at 30 fps) .
70 MB internal memory .
Bluetooth with A2DP .
Assisted GPS with Nokia Ovi Maps .
FM radio with RDS .
3.2 inch wide 360 x 640 pixels TFT resistive touchscreen with support for 16M colors, accelerometer and hand writing recognition .
Class 32 GPRS.
Full function web browser with WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS feeds support .
Standard Li-Ion 1320 mAh battery with 7 h talk time and 7 h 432 h stand by time .
Office document reader and photo editor.
Nokia 5230 smartphone package includes.
Nokia 5230 phone.
Free voucher to download 10 songs.
Nokia high efficiency charger.
Nokia battery BL-5.
Nokia 5230 price in India:
Nokia recently launched 5230 smartphone in India. Most of us use our digital camera for taking pictures. In this sense, the 2MP camera provided with Nokia 5230 is OK. There is GPS, 3G, expandable memory and wide variety of color designs to choose from. So the specifications of this device justify with the price announced by Nokia. The latest market price of Nokia 5230 in India is 8399/- INR.
Update: Nokia today announced Nokia 5235, a phone with similar specification and price of 5230.