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Nokia 5230 New Economical Touch Phone - Exclusive Review

Updated on July 11, 2011

"The Nokia 5230 is a stylish handset that features a touch -sensitive widescreen display, and offers easy access to your media library and favourite social networking sites."

The New Economical Nokia 5230 Touch Phone

The recent release Nokia 5230 is the much awaited economical touch phone has finally hit the markets.It offers a very extensive variety of functionalities which satisifes all the 'connectivity' need of today.Moreover this phone is very economical and comes with a price tag of Rs.8500 in India i.e. just around $160.The handset offers special features such flash lite 3.0, photo editor, document viewer for Excel,Word and PowerPoint documents as well as a voice command/dial function.The free ovi maps provide easy GPS navigation.

I love modern gadgets but it doesnt thrill me to write about everything i see.I write about this phone because of its unparalled features and the cost-reduction breakthrough it has brought to the touch-technology.

Nokia 5230 Features

  • 3.2 inch touchscreen display
  • A-GPS
  • Ovi Maps
  • Ovi Store
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • 2MP camera
  • MicroSD card support, up to 16GB


"The new eye-catching Nokia 5230 puts innovative design, cutting-edge 3G technology, and a world of entertainment at your finger tips."

Nokia 5230 Design And Technology

Well when talking about the design, the Nokia 5230 comes in two colors black and white and totally there are seven variants under both these color.The phone has innovative technology and stylish looks.It measures 111m x 51mm wide and 15 mm thick.It is just the compact handset with and efficient touch screeen as its primary means of navigating around functionality this phone is a revolutiong in the class of touch phones.

Morever, this Nokia 5230 is cased in a stylish casing, which is remindful of several other Nokia models, it is very comfy to hold and simple to use.

It includes and FM radio with RDS capability and and array of games are also bundeled as standard to complete the entertainment capability of the handset.

The handset features a 2.0 Megapixel camera , which also takes vGA quality video as well as an MP4/MP3 player wihic will run all major video and audio file types.

The touch sensitive display screen is TFT resistive which is 3.2 inches in size and is able to vibrantly display up to 16 million coulours, thus providing imagery of exceptional quality and colour.

The Proximity and accelerometer sensors are also inherited from the Nokia 5800 as a package, as is the advanced handwriting recognition which offers an alternative form of data and text entry.

The phone utilises the Arm 11 434MHz processor as its central processing unit.Nokia 5230 operating system is the Symbian operating system 5th Edition, version 9.4 and is powered by the same battery as 5800 - a 1320 mAh one, which is good 320 mAh larger that that of the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic. According to the manufacturer the 5230 will be capable of 33 hours of non-stop music playback.

The Nokia 5230 has an internal memory of 70MB, and has and external SD card memory slot of 16GB.EDGE,GPRS, bluetooth 2.0 and micro USB are all included as standard on the other palm internet access is provided via its HSDPA connection.

The Downside

  • Although it is specialized in the musical side the Nokia 5230 concentrates less on the camera quality and operaion.
  • The Wi-Fi is not present in Nokia 5230, still it comes with GPRS and EDGE which can be used to stay connected with the Web 2.0


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      skpatra 6 years ago from India

      I like your style of writing. Rated up..I am following you.

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      Rajneesh chaudhary 6 years ago

      its very good phone

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      barshad 7 years ago