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Nokia 5230

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The eye-catching Nokia 5230 brings together innovative design and cutting-edge technology with its vibrant colors, touch-based user interface, large w...

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ProEasy to use, great battery life, great introductio...

ConsVery rare occasions of battery charge failure.

I first found out about this phone as a possibility when I returned a review rate, and read a review of it on Ciao. It sounded ideal for me, so I also checked the ratings and comments on Revoo which bore out what I'd already read. It's a fairly straightforward touchscreen smartphone, with a...

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Excellent

ProDurable, good battery, easy to use

ConsNone

I physically sigh when I realise it’s that time of year again where I have to upgrade to another phone. I feel like these days it’s as important a decision as re-mortgaging. It seems that every other day there is a new phone with new capabilities and I end up feeling like an over the hill and out...

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“A 'Phone' Phone”

published 08/03/2012

ProSound Quality, Ease of Use, Bright, Loud, Good Sub...

ConsBad Internet Capabilities, Rubbish Apps, Slowly de...

Mobile phones today are all about cameras, internet and applications. Frankly I think its a bit silly, you want a camera buy a camera because a. its bound to have better resolution, more mega pixels etc. and b. you don't look pathetic trying to take a decent photo with a phone. But seriously...

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Super

ProRange of features, internet connection

ConsBattery Life, accuracy of the touch screen

OVERVIEWGood value for money, a phone with lots of features whilst being good at the main phone functions of texting and phoning.GOOD POINTSSignal - Getting signal can be a problem with many phones now, however the Nokia 5230 is generally good in this area. The only issue I have had with regards...

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“Very good value all rounder”

published 10/07/2012

ProGPS, Apps, MUsic

ConsSmall screen

This is a very good phone that offers everything you'd want from a smartphone. GPS; Camera, music, and much more. For the price it is an excellent phone. The only thing that might let you down is the size of the screen in comparison to the other smartphones out there. It's quite small. But the...

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“A good mobile to use”

published 04/02/2011

Proscreen, the keyboard when turnt to the side, ease ...

ConsAll i would say is the 2 megapixel camera and no f...

This phone is AMAZING I had a swap from 3G as the mobile they first provided me with had all kinds of problems. I think that this is one of the best mobiles I’ve had for a while, it has a nice big screen which when the phone is turned side ways also goes side ways, which is more handy for when...

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“Nokia 5230 Review”

published 13/08/2010

ProCheap alternative to a smart phone.

ConsNo wifi support, no hardware keyboard and a little...

The Nokia 5230 is a nice alternative to a flash, expensive smartphone with an almost halved price tag of £118. It has extendable memory, touchscreen and 3G support, but sadly lacks WiFi. It also lacks a hardware keyboard which can be annoying, but the screen is large enough to make the keyboard...

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Super

Prolooks good, includes OVI map's for free

Consbattery life can be poor if using the map's often.

I recently purchased a nokia 5230, in white. The only reason i had to buy a new phone was because my old one had water damage. When looking around in the phone shops i was told this phone is good for touch screen, and even has a built in sat nav. so ofcourse i purchased it. Once i had purchased...

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Not for me

ProCheap

ConsA bad, cheap phone. Avoid like the plague.

This phone is an attempt at the most basic and cheaply made smartphone possible. In many ways it is a success - it does everything you would expect a smartphone to do - push emails, apps, internet, it has a touch screen - however in my opinion it performs these tasks poorly. The touch screen, for...

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“Pretty Decent Mobile”

published 18/05/2010

ProBattery Life - Built In GPS - 3G

ConsCould Be Slimmer - Web Browser Issues

Well i did know weather i would like this mobile when i got it but i have to say that it beat my expectations. Well to start off i found this to have a great battery life as i tended to charger every two days, offers 3G internet but i found that if you use the internet a lot i would reccomend...

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“Nokia 5230 is great to use!”

published 12/01/2011

ProWery good for talking wireless, good sound system,...

ConsBattery doesn't work for long, when it's cold weat...

First of all, I want to start with that I have this phone of my own, I've been usin it for over than year now and I'm completely statisfied! Why? Let me tell you. In my opinion, this mobile phone is not that different from other touch phones, although touch system and sensor is sensitive enough...

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Excellent

ProBuilt in GPS.

Conspoor quality camera,

I bought this phone after much consideration of various phones of the same price range and above. Although I was not keen to buy a full touch screen phone, as soon as it was charged, I was pleased to say that I did. The touch screen dialler is ergonomically designed to work with all sized fingers...

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Good

“Good but needs improving”

published 06/03/2011

ProInternet speed, Ovi store

ConsPhone speed, Camera quality

I had this phone for about a year but recently sold it. When i recieved it i thought it was an amazing phone that couldn't be beaten, but as i got to know it i found some faults. Firstly i will talk about the good things. The best thing i found about the phone was the mobile internet. This is...

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“A nice budget smart phone.”

published 25/07/2011

ProClear screen, cool apps

Consthe camera

I have this phone on contract and in my opinion it is a good phone if you are on a budget, got a good clear screen and quite responsive touch screen. But the down side is the camera, as it is 2 mega pixels it don't take amazingly good pictures, Great thing about it is that you can download loads...

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“Amazing Value”

published 24/08/2010

Provery good value, 3G, smartphone, ovi apps, SatNav,

Consnot very responsive touch screen, medium-slow oper...

I have now bought 2 of these Nokia 5320, one in England for 79 pounds with 3 and one in Italy for 59 euros with Vodafone. amazing value for a 3G touchscreen smartphone. I am on a pay as you go contract which is very good and much more convenient than a monthly contract. It has 3G so you can go on...

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Product Information : Nokia 5230

Manufacturer's product description

The eye-catching Nokia 5230 brings together innovative design and cutting-edge technology with its vibrant colors, touch-based user interface, large widescreen display, and enhanced media player.

Product Details

Product Description: Nokia 5230 - 3G GSM - smartphone, Nokia 5230 - black/dark silver - 3G GSM - smartphone, Nokia 5230 - white, dark silver - 3G GSM - smartphone, Nokia 5230 - black, dark silver - 3G GSM - smartphone

Product Type: Smartphone

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Service Provider: Not specified

Form Factor: Touch

Dimensions (WxDxH): 52 mm x 15 mm x 111 mm, 52 mm x 16 mm x 111 mm

Weight: 115 g

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Integrated Components: Digital camera, FM radio, digital player, voice recorder

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 2 Megapixel

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth

Display: LCD display - colour - 3.2" - TFT, LCD display - colour - 3.2"

Input Device(s): Touch sensitive screen

Operating System: Symbian OS 9.4 / Series 60 v5.0

Playback Digital Standards: WMA, AAC, MP3, eAAC+ , MPEG-4, WMV, 3GP

Supported Memory Card: microSDHC, microSDHC - up to 16 GB, microSDHC, microSD

Talk Time: Up to 420 minutes

Standby Time: Up to 458 hours

SAR Value: 1.1 W/kg

Colour: Black/dark silver

Mobile Services: Ovi Share, Ovi Store, Ovi Contacts

Cellular / Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Cellular / Type: Smartphone

Cellular / Technology: EDGE; GPRS; GSM; HSCSD; WCDMA

Cellular / Band: Dual Band

Cellular / Phone Design: Candybar

Height: mm

Long Name: 5230

Cellular / Phone Form Factor: Classic

Manufacturer: Nokia

Phone Design: Classic

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: MySpace, Facebook

General

MPN: 5230, 002R8P9, 5230 White/Dark Silver, 002S6G2, 002S5P5, 002R1X5

Product Type: Smartphone

Form Factor: Touch

Integrated Components: Digital camera, FM radio, digital player, voice recorder

Aerial: Internal

Width: 52 mm

Depth: 15 mm, 16 mm

Height: 111 mm

Weight: 115 g

Image Colour Disclaimer: The image of the product displayed may be of a different colour

SAR Value: 1.1 W/kg

Changeable Covers / Faceplates: Yes

Body Colour: Black/dark silver

Cellular

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Service Provider: Not specified

Operating System: Symbian OS 9.4 / Series 60 v5.0

Software Platforms Supported: Java MIDP 2.0, Java

Input Device(s): Touch screen

Application Software: Adobe Flash Lite 3

Messaging & Internet

Cellular Messaging Services: MMS, SMS

Supported Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP

Messaging & Data Features: XHTML Browser, XHTML Browser, Macromedia Flash support

Mobile Services: Ovi Share, Ovi Store, Ovi Contacts

Downloadable Content: Audio files, video files, games, ring tones, screensavers, wallpapers

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: MySpace, Facebook

Communications

Data Transmission: GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA

High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD): Yes

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth 2.0, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Bluetooth Profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP), Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)

Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

Phone Features

Phone Functions: Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, conference call, voice dialing, vibrating alert

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

Polyphonic Ring Tone Voice Qty: 64

Sensors: Accelerometer, Accelerometer, proximity sensor

Additional Features: Picture editor, world clock

Ring Tone Formats: MP3, AAC

Organiser

Personal Information Management: Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, alarm clock

Media Player

Supported Digital Audio Standards: WMA, AAC, MP3, eAAC+

Supported Digital Video Standards: MPEG-4, WMV, 3GP

Memory

User Memory: 70 MB

Supported Flash Memory Cards: microSDHC, microSDHC - up to 16 GB, microSDHC, microSD

Digital Camera

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 2 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CMOS

Digital Zoom: 3

Special Effects: Negative, Black & White, Sepia, Vivid, normal

Video Recorder Resolutions: 176 x 144 (QCIF), 320 x 240 (QVGA), 640 x 480 (VGA)

Features: Video recording

White Balance: Automatic, presets

Digital Video Formats: 3gp, MPEG-4

Self Timer Delay: Yes

Still Image Formats: JPEG

Still Image Resolutions: 1600 x 1200

Navigation System

Navigation: A-GPS receiver

Navigation Software & Services: Ovi Maps 3.0

Display

Type: LCD display - colour

Technology: TFT

Diagonal Size: 3.2"

Display Resolution: 640 x 360 pixels

Colour Depth: 16.7 million colours

Multi-language Menu: Yes

Connections

Connector Type: Micro-USB, Micro-USB ¦ Headset / AV composite out - mini-phone 3.5mm, Micro-USB ¦ Audio / video out - mini-phone 3.5mm

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Capacity: 1320 mAh

Run Time Details: Talk - up to 420 min ¦ Standby - up to 458 hrs

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Stereo headset, power adapter

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Listed on Ciao since: 19/08/2010