Nokia launches 'Nokia 5230' at Rs.10,430

Nokia launches 'Nokia 5230' at Rs.10,430

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, 31 August 2009, 03:09 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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Nokia launches 'Nokia 5230' at Rs.10,430
Bangalore: Nokia has rolled out the Nokia touch phone portfolio, the Nokia 5230, especially for those consumers who use mobile phone as their primary instrument for music, photos and videos, as well as sharing their lives online.

With the Nokia 5230, consumers can get new content, be it songs from the Nokia music store or apps, games, videos and other services from the Ovi Store, directly from their phones. The solution offering is complemented by A-GPS navigation and the latest version of Ovi Maps with aerial images, 3D landmarks for over 200 cities and terrain map views for pedestrian and drive navigation. Jo Horlow, Vice President, Nokia said, "Competitively priced at Rs.10,430 (149 EUR), the Nokia 5230 is an unbeatable offer for many new customers who aspire a device that stars in music, mingles with social networks from Facebook to MySpace and comes in an array of dazzling colors."

The Nokia 5230 features an easy to use music player with 33 hours of playback time. In select markets the Nokia 5230 will include 'Comes With Music' service at a price of Rs.18,130 (259 EUR) before subsidies and taxes. For a mighty music experience, any headphones with a 3.5mm AV connector can be used. In addition, the Nokia 5230 features a media bar with quick access to favorite media and applications, such as music, photos, YouTube or Ovi Share. The innovative contacts bar features thumbnail images for up to 20 close friends and provides easy access to them and their communications history including emails, phone calls, photos or other social media updates.

The Nokia 5230 is expected to begin shipping in the fourth quarter of 2009.