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Nokia 5235 Comes With Music Latin America

Dec 11, 2009
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  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (229 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low resolution display (360 x 640 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • No front-facing camera




The Nokia 5235 is a Comes with Music edition of the Nokia 5230 XpressMusic. Save for the lack of built-in GPS and the slight increse in the phone's built-in memory, the specifications are the same, featuring a 3.2-inch touchscreen and 2-megapixel camera.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (9.4) S60 5th Edition
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.37 x 2.04 x 0.61 inches (111 x 51.7 x 15.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.06 oz (115 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Design features:
    • Exchangable faceplates
  • Keys:
    • Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key


  • Physical size:
    • 3.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 360 x 640 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 229 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 49.08 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor


  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
    • Settings:
      • Exposure compensation, White balance presets
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)
    • Recording format:
      • MPEG4, 3GP


  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 434 MHz, ARM11
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.32 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB


  • Talk time:
    • 7.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (890 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 18.2 days (438 hours)
      the average is 18 days (434 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 4.30 hours
      the average is 16 h (934 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 19.1 days (458 hours)
      the average is 24 days (575 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 33.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 3.00 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 1320 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, RA, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GPP, RealVideo 7, RealVideo 8, Flash Video
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, RDS

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • S60 OSS Browser
    • supports:
      • HTML, Flash Lite (3.0), RSS, WAP, JavaScript
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, MySpace, OVI


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF, Other, ZIP), Calculator, Converter, World clock, Notes
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Midp 2.1, CLDC 1.1
    • API:
      • JSR-75, JSR-82, JSR-118, JSR-135, JSR-139, JSR-172, JSR-177, JSR-179, JSR-184, JSR-205, JSR-226, JSR-234, JSR-248, JSR-256, IAP Info API, eSWT UI API 1.0.3, Nokia UI API 1.2
  • Games:
      • Guitar Rock Tour 2


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP)
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording


  • Officially announced:
    • 11 Dec 2009
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