Nokia 5230

Specifications
Nokia 5230
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  • 3.2" 360x640 pixels
  • 2MP 480p
  • 128MB RAM
  • 1320mAh
Released 2009, November 115g, 15.5mm thickness Symbian 9.4, Series 60 rel. 5 70MB 128MB RAM storage, microSDHC slot
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Also known as Nokia 5230 Nuron

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100
  HSDPA 850 / 1900 - American version
Speed HSPA 3.6/0.384 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2009, August. Released 2009, November
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 111 x 51.7 x 15.5 mm, 83 cc (4.37 x 2.04 x 0.61 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz)
SIM Mini-SIM
Display
Type TFT resistive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 3.2 inches, 28.2 cm2 (~49.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 360 x 640 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~229 ppi density)
 Handwriting recognition
Platform
OS Symbian 9.4, Series 60 rel. 5
CPU 434 MHz ARM 11
Memory
Card slot microSDHC (dedicated slot)
Internal 70MB 128MB RAM
Main Camera
Single 2 MP
Video 480p@30fps
Selfie Camera
  No
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Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN No
Bluetooth 2.0, A2DP
Positioning GPS, A-GPS; Nokia Maps
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
USB microUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash Lite
 MP4/H.264/WMV player
MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
Organizer
Photo editor
Voice memo/dial
Predictive text input
Battery
Type Removable Li-Ion 1320 mAh battery (BL-5J)
Stand-by Up to 432 h (2G) / Up to 432 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 7 h (2G) / Up to 4 h 30 min (3G)
Music play Up to 33 h
Misc
Colors Black, White
SAR 1.01 W/kg (head)     0.91 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 1.08 W/kg (head)    
Price About 80 EUR
Tests
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 60dB / Ring 66dB
Audio quality Noise -86.7dB / Crosstalk -84.0dB

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous
  • 26 Apr 2024
  • gCY

Yup

  • Deanosaurus
  • 24 Sep 2023
  • mE0

Such a poor phone that it sold 160 million! My still works 13 years later. I think you just got unlucky, or had too high expectations from a budget phone. I paid £59.99 for mine, that included the sim card, £10 top-up, free maps, 4GB SD card, and...

  • RGTech
  • 29 May 2023
  • p6y

I also had this model. Cheap plastic, low specs (I sometimes ran out of memory/RAM, doing not much more than using phone/SMS/calendar/Notes), bad touch experience, software and user interface slow or buggy, and bulky design. Clearly one of the device...

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