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Nokia 5730 XpressMusic review




Operating system
Symbian
Processor
369 MHz
Screen Size
2.4"
Camera
3+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


CNET

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic comes across as a phone that's trying too hard to be all things to all people. It seems like Nokia has taken a design it was working on for its Eseries handsets, tacked a few extra buttons on and stuck in support for N-Gage and XpressMusic. The end result is a feature-rich...

- Frank Lewis, CNET


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Nokia released the 5730 XpressMusic on March 11, 2009.


We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic user manual here.


Nokia backs up the 5730 XpressMusic with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
2.4"

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic's screen size is 2.4 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
369 MHz

There is a ARM 11 369 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
3+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
100 MB

Internal memory is 100 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 8 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1000 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 12.5 days standby time.

5730 XpressMusic Specs

Overview
Release date March 11, 2009
Regions available USA, Canada
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
900/1900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System

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Processor ARM 11 369 MHz
Internal Storage 100 MB
RAM 128 MB
ROM 256 MB
Digital compass No
Flightmode No
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.01 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1000 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 12.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Colors Black with red, blue, pink accents, Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.2 x 5.1 x 1.5 cm (4.4 x 2 x 0.6 in)
Weight 135 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.4 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, MSN
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 8 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support Yes
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
3+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
8x digital
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, White balance
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4, FLV, RealVideo
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, Real Audio, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4, FLV, RealVideo
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types DOC, HTML, PDF, PPT, RTF, TXT, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable ()
Included Software / Apps Windows Media Player Mobile
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CNET

A feature-rich phone that's not very much fun to use

from CNET

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic comes across as a phone that's trying too hard to be all things to all people. It seems like Nokia has taken a design it was working on for its Eseries handsets, tacked a few extra buttons on and stuck in support for N-Gage and XpressMusic. The end result is a feature-r...More

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic comes across as a phone that's trying too hard to be all things to all people. It seems like Nokia has taken a design it was working on for its Eseries handsets, tacked a few extra buttons on and stuck in support for N-Gage and XpressMusic. The end result is a feature-rich phone that's not very much fun to use, due to its bulky size and fiddly buttons.

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