Nokia 5230

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Nokia 5230
Manufacturer Nokia
Compatible networks GSM/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA: 850/1700/2100 (Nuron), 850/900/1900/2100 (non-Nuron)
Availability by country November 2009
Predecessor Nokia 5220
Successor Nokia 5250
Form factor Candybar, Touchscreen
Dimensions 111 x 51.7 x 15.5 mm
Weight 115 g (with stylus)
Operating system Symbian OS v9.4 S60v5 (Firmware Version V51.0.002)
CPU Single-core CPU, 434 MHz ARM11
Memory 128 MB DDR SDRAM, 256 MB NAND, 80 MB Internal User Storage (Nuron RM-588), 128 MB DDR SDRAM, 512 MB NAND, 320 MB Internal User Storage (non-Nuron RM-594 & RM-629)
Removable storage Micro SD Memory Card Slot, with hot swap max. 16 GB
Battery BL-5J 1320 mAh Li-Ion standard battery
Data inputs Touchscreen, Dedicated keys for camera, volume, power, send & end, and (menu), Voice commands, Accelerometer
Display 3.2 inches 640 x 360 nHD with 16:9 picture resistive touchscreen LCD TFT (16.7 million colours) and Brilliant quality display 14MP
Rear camera 2 megapixels (1600 x 1200)
Connectivity Micro-USB connector, USB 2.0 high speed, 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector, Bluetooth version 2.0 with A2DP and AVRCP, GPS, AGPS
Development status Discontinued

The Nokia 5230 Nuron is a low cost smartphone from Nokia that is manufactured in South Korea and USA and is famous and commonly used in America, Brazil, Germany, etc. It is a candybar style phone similar in shape to the 5800 but does not have a secondary camera, has less internal storage and is not branded as 'XpressMusic'. The main camera features lower resolution, at only 2 megapixels and connectivity excludes Wi-Fi. FM radio with RDS uses the headphone cord as an antenna. This phone operates on the Symbian S60 5th Edition platform. This phone is 3G compatible unlike the Nokia 5233 smartphone which was released later.

With 150 million units sold[1] the 5230 is one of the most popular and successful phones, and the most popular smartphone, in history.

Nokia 5235 is a variant of the Nokia 5230 smartphone, which has been discontinued. The two phones contain almost the same firmware.

The latest firmware released is 51.0.002.

The 5230 can be operated under GSM/EDGE as well as WCDMA.Besides,it also supports HSDPA(3.5G)/3G browsing up to 3.6 Mbit/s, Social Networking applications, Email, Gaming & Live TV.

Ovi Maps Lifetime Free with Voice and free Navigation. Assisted GPS, Can be used off line (Without using a data connection).

When the Nokia 5230 has an integrated GPS,it can also positioning via A-GPS,Bluetooth GPS or network.

The Nuron version of the 5230, which has WCDMA Band IV (AWS) enabled, comes preloaded with maps of the United States, Canada and Mexico.[2] In January 2010, Nokia announced that Ovi Maps will be available for free for certain smartphones which includes the Nokia 5230, thus enabling free offline voice guided navigation for more than 180 countries.[3]

The Nokia 5230 includes the Ovi services including the Ovi store, Ovi maps 3 and Ovi music.However,it does not include auto focus, battery charging via USB cable.

Fare/Price = India =7500 Approx. INR, US =365 USD, US (T-Mobile) =200 USD[citation needed]


  1. ^ The 20 bestselling mobile phones of all time. Telegraph. Retrieved on 2013-12-09.
  2. ^ "Nokia 5230 Specification
  3. ^ Nokia makes worldwide walk and drive navigation free on smartphones

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