Nokia 5230 Announced priced at Rs.10000

Nokia have announced the 5230 handset as an entry level touchscreen smart-phone. The phone which looks identical to the 5800 XpressMusic has features which are also nearly identical to the 5800 Xpressmusic.

The features of the 5230 include:

  • 111 x 51.7 x 15.5 mm, 115 grams
  • 3.2 inch Resistive Touchscreen, 360*640 Resolution
  • 70MB Internal Memory, micro-SD Card Slot, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • GPRS, EDGE, HSCSD, 3G, HSDPA, Bluetooth, micro-USB
  • 2 Megapixel Camera with VGA 30Fps Video Recording
  • GPS with A-GPS Support
  • 1320mAH Battery, Black/White Colours

The main differences to the 5800 XpressMusic include the downgraded camera which lacks flash and Autofocus. The lack of Wi-Fi and no secondary camera.

Another important feature of the 5230 is the 33 hour music playback. The phone also has Xpress-On battery covers.The handset is set to launch in two packages:

  • A standard package retailing at 149 Euros
  • Comes With Music package allowing unlimited music downloads retailing at 259 Euros
  • In India the price of the phone will be Rs.10000

Author: Sandeep Sarma

Sandeep Sarma is a blogger and a freelance photographer. Apart from gadgets and phones, he also has a passion for movies and cars. He currently uses the S7 Edge as his main phone. Catch him on twitter at @sandeep9sarma