Nokia 5500 Sport

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Nokia 5500 Sport
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Compatible networks GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz
Dimensions 107 mm x 45 mm x 18 mm (L x W x T)
Weight 103 grams (including battery)
Memory 8 MB (internal) + MicroSD Memory Card
Display 31 x 31 mm / 3.1 x 3.1 cm, 18 bit 208 x 208 pixels
Connectivity USB Mass Storage via Pop-Port, Bluetooth 2.0, Infrared

Nokia 5500 Sport is one of the third edition, Nokia S60 platform (S60v3) mobile phones with version 9.1 of the Symbian operating system. It is not binary compatible with software compiled for earlier versions of the Symbian operating system. This was the first Nokia handset ever to feature text to speech and motion sensor features.

In addition to Contacts, Messaging, Calendar, and Gallery applications, the Nokia 5500 also includes a view-only Office suite and PDF Viewer.

Differentiating features include:

  • Built-in 3D accelerometer: allows phone to act as pedometer/step counter.
  • Swap key for quick one-key switching between phone, music, and sports modes.
  • Stainless steel body: Built to resist knocks, dust and water splashes.
  • Text to speech: Software to read aloud SMS and exercise data.
  • Sports tracking: plans, records, and schedules workout sessions.
  • Music: Unique tap commands for playing MP3 files.
  • Integrated 2-megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom.

Nokia 5500 Sport Music / XpressMusic[edit]

Nokia 5500 Sport Music or XpressMusic[citation needed] is the music variant model of the Nokia 5500 Sport Model in different color scheme. Its sales package includes added accessories, such as a higher capacity memory card, bike mount and shoulder bag. Apart from that its identical hardware wise to the Nokia 5500 Sport Edition.

Specifications sheet[edit]

Feature Specification
Form factor Bar / monoblock
Weight 103 grams (including battery)
Dimensions 107 mm x 45 mm x 18 mm (L x W x T)
Volume 77 cc
Talk time 4 hours
Standby time 270 hours (Up to 10 days)
Battery Li-Ion BL-5B 860 mAh
Operating System Symbian OS (9.1) + Series 60 v3
GSM frequencies GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz
GPRS Yes, GPRS multislot class 10, up to 62.4 kbit/s
EDGE (EGPRS) Yes, EDGE multislot class 10, up to 236.8 kbit/s
3G No
UMTS/WCDMA No
WLAN/WiFi No
Screen Size 31 x 31 mm / 3.1 x 3.1 cm
Screen Resolution 208 x 208 pixels
Flash Light Torch Yes
Camera 2.0-megapixel, 4x digital zoom (1600 x 1200, 1152 x 864, 640 x 480 pixels)
Video recording Yes, QCIF (176 x 144 pixels), sub-QCIF (128 x 96 pixels)
Voice recording Yes
Text to Speech Yes, SMS and exercise data read out loud
Multimedia Messaging Yes
Video calls No
Push to talk Yes (Push to Talk over Cellular - PoC)
Java support Yes, MIDP 2.0
Built-in memory 8 MB
Memory card slot Yes, microSD (Expandable up to 2 GB[1])
Hot Swappable Memory card slot No
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
Infrared Yes
USB Mass Storage class support Yes, via Pop-Port
Data cable support Yes
Browser WAP 2.0 XHTML / HTML. Comes standard with a full Web browser
Email Yes
Music player Yes, stereo, MP3, AAC, AAC, eAAC and WMA playback support
Radio Yes, FM Stereo with Visual Radio client
Video Player Yes
Stereo Speakers Yes
Ringtones Yes, Monophonic, Polyphonic, True Tones and MP3
Vibrate Yes
Handsfree Speaker Yes
Offline/Flight mode Yes
Released Q3 2006
Synchronization PC: Nokia PC Suite, Over the Air: SyncML

Known issues[edit]

Some users have complained on the Nokia Support Discussions Board that the Nokia 5500 keypad gets unglued only after a few weeks of light usage, however later release models appear to have had this problem fixed.[2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nokia Accessories Page for 2 GB MicroSD Card
  2. ^ Nokia Support Discussions - Keypad Peeling Discussion 1
  3. ^ Nokia Support Discussions - Keypad Peeling Discussion 2

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