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Nokia 5250

Announced
Aug 24, 2010
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.09 x 1.93 x 0.55 inches)

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • 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 camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Description

Nokia 5250 is a 2G GSM Symbian smartphone for the music lovers on a budget. It comes with a 2.8" touch screen, 2MP camera, 3.5mm audio jack, stereo Bluetooth and a microSDHC card slot where you can put up to 16GB memory card.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (9.4) S60 5th Edition
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.09 x 1.93 x 0.55 inches (104 x 49 x 14 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.77 oz (107 g)
      the average is 4.7 oz (136 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.8 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.

    • 262 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
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)

Hardware

  • 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:
    • 0.051 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 7.70 hours
      the average is 12 h (703 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 18.8 days (450 hours)
      the average is 20 days (490 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, MySpace

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0, EDR
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 24 Aug 2010

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • € 115

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