The phone has two stereo speakers with surround sound. It supports a variety of music formats including AAC, MP3 and WMA files. The latest firmware is version 5.60. It has a camera which can take photos at a resolution of 2 megapixels (1200 x 1600), and videos at VGA (640 x 480) resolution, as well as MP3 playback, Bluetooth, infrared, radio, games and Internet access.
Dubbed "Music Edition", a special white colour version of the Nokia 6233 is sold in Asian Pacific regions. It supports A2DP Bluetooth profile, meaning it is compatible with stereo Bluetooth headsets, providing better audio fidelity. This edition is sold with a larger MicroSD card (512MB instead of 64MB) and a speaker dock with a USB connection to a PC.
The Nokia 6234 is similar to the Nokia 6233, but was made available exclusively to Vodafone subscribers. It can however be unlocked for use with other networks. It differs from the 6233 having a stainless steel front cover, Vodafone logos and Vodafone branded software.