Nokia 5800 Vs Nokia 5235 – Comparison, Review, Price and Specifications

Nokia 5800 – Touch. Play. Share
The Nokia 5800 Xpress Music is the Nokia’s first touchscreen mobile phone. One touch to music, video and more. One touch takes you to the music and upto 35Hrs of crystal clear music on an multi-format player. The dedicated Media Bar brings mobile entertainment on hand with superior surround sound and high-resolution widescreen viewing.

Nokia 5235 – Play. Touch. Inspire.
The Nokia 5235 Ovi Music phone is another milestone added to  Nokia’s touchscreen list. This handset brings you closer to the world of music you love. With Nokia 5235 you can avail Unlimited Music downloads from the Nokia Music Store. Access your music with one tap of the Media Bar – then listen to your tracks in quality sound for up to 33Hrs after only one charge.

Both these mobiles offered by Nokia is unique in its own way. The comparison between these devices can help you to choose more wisely.

Similar Physical Features
Both the mobiles have the following features to be similar and its has been listed below.

  • HSCSD (High-Speed Circuit-Switched Data)
  • GPRS (General Packet Radio Service)
  • EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment)
  • UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System)
  • Bluetooth
  • USB Connectivity
  • SMS
  • MMS
  • Email
  • GPS
  • Java
  • FM Radio
  • Camera
  • Video Recording
  • Color Display
  • MP3
  • Games
  • Calendar
  • Voicedialing
  • Predictive Text
  • Display resolution (HxW) 640 x 360 pixels
  • LCD size 3.2 inch
  • WAP Version – 2.0 XHTML, HTML
  • Touchscreen
  • Voicememo
  • PC Synchronization

Though the mobiles have similarities in their features there are few other features that are considered to be unique. Lets take a look.

Comparison/        Nokia 5800/        Nokia 5235

  • Model/            Navigation Edition/        Comes with Music
  • Weight/            109gm/            115gm
  • Size(HxWxD)/        111 x 52 x 16mm/        111 x 52 x 15mm
  • Standby time(H)/        406/            438
  • Talk-time/            528/            420
  • Camera Resolution/        3.2Mp/            2 Mp
  • Camera Zoom/        3x digital zoom, autofocus/    3x digital zoom
  • Camera Flash/        Yes/            No
  • Second Camera/        QCF(176×144 pix)upto 15fps/    No
  • Display Colors/        Upto 16.7 Million/        Upto 16 Million
  • Memory/            81 MB/            320 MB
  • Expandable Memory/    16GB,8GB included/        16GB
  • Rss Reader/        No/            Yes
  • SyncML/            No/            Yes
  • OS/            Other/            Symbian

Price (Rs)/        13800(app)/        9000(app)

Nokia 5235 Review and Specifications

Nokia 5235 an 5230 more or less has same features but also has two major difference.One is with the internal memory.Internal memory of Nokia 5235 is about 320 MB whereas in 5230 its only about 71 MB.Other difference is in Messaging and communication where in chat feature is enabled in 5235 but it not the case in 5230.Both mobile has 2 MP camera,touch screen and Internet browser.3G network is supported in both the devices.
Main benefit of 5235 as the name denotes the mobile comes with free music downloads and you can Access music with one tap of the Media Bar – and then listen to tracks in quality sound for up to 33 hours after only one charge

Nokia 5235

Nokia 5230

Following are other features of the mobile common to both Nokia 5230 and Nokia 5235

Screen Dimensions

Classic with touchscreen
Dimensions: 111 x 51.7 x 14.5/15.5 mm
Weight: 115 g (with stylus)
Volume: 83 cc (with stylus)
Display and User Interface

Screen size about 3.2″
Screen Resolution of about 640 x 360 pixels (nHD)
Support for over 16 million colours and Full touchscreen display
Keys and Input Methods

Dedicated Media Bar
Dedicated keys for camera, volume, power, send & end, and application launch (menu), plus the Media Bar touch key for accessing music, gallery, share online, video centre and web browser
Homescreen music plug-in for pause/play, forward, back

Available colours in two colours White and Black
White with ice-blue tinted chrome rim
Black with ice-blue tinted chrome rim
Power management

BL-5J 1320 mAh Li-Ion battery
Talk time (maximum):
GSM 420 mins
WCDMA 258 mins
Standby time (maximum):
GSM 438 h
WCDMA 458 h
Video playback time (nHD, 30 fps, maximum): 180 mins
Music playback time (offline mode, maximum): 33 h
MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, up to 16 GB
320 MB internal memory – nokia 5235
71 MB internal memory – nokia 5230

Data network

HSCSD, maximum speed 43.2 kbps
GPRS/EGPRS Class B, multislot class 32, maximum speed 177/296kbps (DL/UL)
EDGE class B, multislot class 32, maximum speed 177/296 kbps (DL/UL)
WCDMA 2100, maximum speed PS 384/384 kbps (UL/DL), CS 64 kbps
HSDPA, cat. 6, maximum speed 3.6 Mbps (DL)
TCP/IP support
Capability to serve as data modem
Bluetooth version 2.0
Support for local and remote SyncML synchronisation
High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
3.5 mm AV connector
MTP (Mobile Transfer Protocol) support
Direct printing to compatible picture printers
Support for PC synchronisation with Nokia Ovi Suite
Email (SMTP, IMAP4, POP3), MMS, SMS, unified editor
Viewing of email attachments – .doc, .xls, .ppt, .pdf
Data: Calendar, Contacts, To-do, Notes, E-mail
Java™ MIDP 2.0
Flash Lite 3.0
Ovi Maps 3.0
Nokia Ovi Player
Personal Information Management (PIM)

Detailed contact information
To-do list
Email and messaging
Easy-to-use email client with attachment support for images, videos, music, and documents
Supported for SMTP, IMAP4, POP3, MMS, SMS. Unified MMS/SMS editor
Support for the web-based Ovi Mail service
Mail for Exchange*
Call management

Contacts: advanced contacts database with support for multiple phone and e-mail details per entry and thumbnail pictures
Speed dialling, voice dialling (speaker independent) and voice commands
Logs of dialled, received and missed calls
Conference calling
Integrated hands-free speakers
Browsing and internet

Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML, WML
Supported protocols: HTTP, WAP, JavaScript
TCP/IP support
OSS browser
Nokia Mobile Search
2 megapixel camera
Still image formats: JPEG
Up to 16 GB of expandable memory
High-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity

Included games :
Guitar Rock Tour 2
Energy efficiency

Power Save mode, unplug charger when reminded, eco tips in user guide
Eco content and services
Eco zone via Download!/Ovi store, eco bookmarks, content and personalisation
Free of PVC

Best deals on popular Nokia mobiles this Holiday Season

Most of the electronics Manufacturers try to clear their old product lines before introducing new models during Christmas, So you can expect good deals on Mobiles and many other devices during the month of of December. Here are some mobiles with their prices slashed ahead of Christmas (2009) and New year 2010.

Nokia 7210 Super Nova – Rs 4550 /- (30% off)
Nokia 5800 – Rs 12,200/- (20% off)
Nokia 1661 – Rs 1650/- (15% off)
Nokia 5030 – Rs 1850/- (20% off)
Nokia 1209 – Rs 1350/- (20% off)
Nokia 5130 Xpress Music- Rs 5100/- (15% off)
Nokia 2700c – Rs 3800/ -(20% off)

So if you are looking for a good bargain / cheap phones these Nokia phones offer a good choice.