The New Nokia 5530 Makes an Entrance

The New Nokia 5530 Makes an Entrance

The latest XpressMusic phone to be brought out by Nokia is the Nokia 5530. This touch screen phone is an excellent mobile phone which hits all the right notes. Its full display screen encompasses the whole of the front of the phone and is the basis for accessing all of its functions. The functions offer the means to engage in numerous activities and the phone does them all very well.

The phones outer casing is 104mm x 49mm wide, whilst only being 13mm thick. It weighs in at 107 grams. The handset operates with an ARM 11 434 MHz processor, which is a powerful and stable processor offering more than enough processing power. The operating system is the Symbian OS v9.4.

The phones focal point is the 2.9 inch TFT resistive touch screen. The screen is large and colourful. It displays up to 16 million colours and their variants to produce images of excellent colour reproduction. The screen is 360 x 640 pixels in size and comes with a host of sensors to make its owners life easier. A proximity sensor is provided for auto turn-off whilst the accelerometer sensor is there to auto rotate images to their optimum aspect ratio. For those who prefer data entry in other forms, handwriting recognition is offered.

The phones camera is 3.15 mega pixels and has an operating resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Autofocus is included which is always a useful feature, as well as an LED flash. The camera also provides the means to take video footage, which is at 15 frames per second. A useful photo editor is included within the package to allow editing on the fly.

Connectivity is provided by numerous means and includes microUSB, Blue tooth, GPRS and EDGE. For internet connectivity the phone comes with an integrated Wi-Fi, which can take advantage of nationally available hot spots.

Entertainment is provided by the stereo FM radio with RDS, which offers the ability to tune in to local and national radio broadcasts and a comprehensive MP3/MP4 player which plays a multitude of music and video file types which includes WMA, WAV, RA and AAC.

The Nokia 5530 is a well proportioned and impressive mobile phone, it has a similar feel to its Nokia counterpart the Nokia 5800 Comes with Music, both of which are excellent phones that offer functionality in a simple and user friendly way.