No, that’s not a Nokia 5800 XpressMusic you’re looking at. That’s its new twin sibling, the Nokia 5230.
Aside from inheriting most of its looks from the 5800 XM, it also shares majority of its features but comes with a lower rated 2-megapixel fixed focus camera, no flash, and lacks WiFi connectivity. On the good side though, its trimmed down specs does help lower its price significantly.
The Nokia 5230 comes with a SRP of just P11,500. It’s now available locally in white/blue, white/pink, white/red and white/white color combinations. The full press release after the break.
Nokia 5230 rocks the crowds with a touch of color
Introducing the most affordable addition to the Nokia touch phone portfolio — the Nokia 5230. It’s 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 features an easy to use music player with 33 hours of playback time and its memory can further be expanded to 16GB. In addition, the Nokia 5230 features a Media Bar with quick access to your favorite media and applications, such as music, photos, YouTube or Ovi Share.
With the Nokia 5230, consumers can personalize their phone and get new content, be it apps, games, videos and other services from the Ovi Store, directly from their phones. The solutions offering is complemented by AGPS 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.
“We believe 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, navigates you to where it happens, when it happens, and comes in an array of dazzling colors, ” said Benoit Nalin, General Manager, Nokia Philippines.
Get your Nokia 5230 at all Nokia Stores and authorized retail shops nationwide at a suggested retail price of PhP11,500. Take your pick from white/blue, white/pink, white/red or white/white color combinations.