Nokia 5730 Blue and Nokia 5730 Red XpressMusic Phones Review

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is being sold as a music phone, but the welcome and pleasantly surprising fact is that it has great communication attributes too.

Hardware

The Nokia 5730 Xpress Music is a very trendy phone that comes in lurid eye catching colors like red, monochrome blue and pink. The music phone sports a slide out full QWERTY keypad for the first time ever. The face of the phone has a 2.4 inch QVGA screen with orientation sensor and a numeric keypad. The phone is slightly heavy at 135grams. There is an ambient light sensor on the phone for key pad backlighting.

Software

The 5730 XpressMusic runs on the Symbian 60 operating system. The highlight of the phone's interface is its new Home screen featuring a contacts bar to provide quick access to almost 20 contacts. The home screen also has shortcuts to provide rapid entrée into popular applications like music, N gage etc.

Communication

The 5730 Nokia phone supports expansive channels channels like SMS, MMS + SMIL, Instant messaging and e-mail. The QWERTY keypad makes typing and messaging a zephyr. The phone has social networking applications like Face book, photos and Ovi contacts which lets you find out which of your friends are online and what music they are listening to.

Music

The phone's core is music. The phone has a music player enabled with stereo speakers for clear audio quality. The Say and Play trait of the music player lets you control it with just your voice. Headphones can be plugged into the phone's 3.5mm audio jack. The phone also has an FM radio with RDS for your entertainment. Bluetooth connectivity makes wireless listening plausible.

The 128MB RAM and 140MB internal memory can be expanded by 16GB using a Micro SD card. The gargantuan memory capacity makes storing a large number of tracks in the music library feasible. Music can also be downloaded subscription free from the Nokia Music Store.

Other Facets

The phone has a 3.2 Mega pixel snapper. It has a Carl Zeiss optical lens. The camera has 8 times digital zoom, auto focus, Full screen view finder, flash, red eye reduction and self timer aspects so that you can snap an impossible photograph. Still images can be edited on the phone using the Still Image editor aspect.

The Nokia 5730 Xpress Music has video recording mettle at 15fps. There is a secondary video call camera. The video player makes video playing, sharing and streaming doable.

The phone has N-gage technology that furnishings dedicated game keys to access the games application, wherein games can be played in landscape mode.

The GPS capacity of the phone is conflated with Nokia Maps application for routing. The phone's high speed 3G HSDPA, HSCSD, Wi-Fi and EDGE technology augment the mobile internet performance. The USB ports of the phone come handy for connecting it to other devices.

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is a music phone that takes its communication and social networking features seriously and emerges as a proficient all-rounder.


Source by Susan Hargreaves