The nokia 5230 XpressMusic is a brilliant phone with great design and music features and a great social networking tool as well. With a classic form along with a touch screen, it has dimensions of 111 x 51.7 x 14.5/15/5 mm and a weight of just 115 grams with stylus. With features like responsive touch screen with tactile feedback and accelerometer with auto rotate. The proximity sensor saves power and prevents inadvertent touches.
The 3.2" display of the nokia 5230 XpressMusic has a resolution of 640 x 360 pixels (nHD) with 16:9 picture and up to 16.7 million colours with full touch screen display. With dedicated keys, it makes the operation of various features very simple. There is home screen music plug-in for pause/play, forward, back and voice commands also.
The nokia 5230 XpressMusic has a microSD memory card slot with hot swap that has a max of 16 GB and a 70 MB internal dynamic memory. The power management is handled by a BL-5J 1320 mAh Li-Ion standard battery and provides a maximum talk time of 7hours on GSM and around 4 hours on WCDMA. The standby time provided is up to 438 h on GSM while providing up to 458 hours on WCDMA.
The Nokia 5230 operates on dual band 900/2100 on WCDMA and 850/1900 on WCDMA. It also operates on GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 on GSM/EDGE and automatic switching between GSM bands. Flight mode is provided as well.
The nokia 5230 XpressMusic supports a data network of CSD, HCSD, GPRS/EGPRS, EDGE class B, WCDMA 2100, HSDPA and TCP/IP support. For local connectivity and synchronization, the phone supports Bluetooth, MTP, direct printing to compatible printers and support for PC Sync with Nokia Ovi Suite. For service, there is Speaker-independent name dialling (SIND) also.
The Nokia 5230 also supports a variety of call features, messaging, e-mail, web browsing, GPS and navigation features also. For photography, the phone is equipped with 2 megapixel camera that supports JPEG image format. Moreover, this camera is equipped with a CMOS sensor, 3x digital zoom, dedicated camera key, landscape orientation, photo editor, white balance modes, and other features. For video, the main camera records in .mp4 and .3gp file formats while recording audio in WAV (normal), AMR (MMS), AAC/MP4 (high quality) formats. There is a playback facility as well along with other sophisticated functions.
The nokia 5230 XpressMusic has a stunning range of features for music and audio playback. With support for file formats such as MP3, MP4, AAC, eAAC+, WMA, it has features such as dedicated music keys, FM radio, 3.5 mm stereo headphone plug, 2.5 mm Nokia AV connector, Nokia music, Nokia Music Store support and Nokia Podcasting support, ring tones, (mp3, aac, 64-tone polyphonic (64 built-in tones)) and integrated speaker. With voice commands and voice dialling, and various personalisation features in the phone for profiles, themes, 3D, 64-tone polyphonic, mp3 and video ring tones.