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Nokia 7230

Announced
Nov 24, 2009
Market status
Released
Release date
Mar 15, 2010

Pros

  • Small dimensions (3.86 x 1.89 x 0.58 inches)

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE, UMTS)
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The Nokia 7230 is a featurephone with a decently-sized 2.4-inch display. It is a compact slider with rounded corners to easily fit your pocket. In addition, a 3.2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, 2GB preinstalled memory card and 3G support are on board.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Slider
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.86 x 1.89 x 0.58 inches (98 x 48 x 14.75 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.53 oz (100 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)
  • Side Keys:
    • Right: Camera shutter
  • Colors:
    • Pink, Gray

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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.

    • 167 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:
    • 37.90 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, White balance presets, Burst mode, Effects, Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • 320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.07 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.40 hours
      the average is 12 h (697 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 15.4 days (370 hours)
      the average is 20 days (483 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 3.66 hours
      the average is 15 h (911 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 16.5 days (395 hours)
      the average is 23 days (542 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 27.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 6.35 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 860 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP
  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0, Flash Lite (3.0)

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 2000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Converter, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input, MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Windows Live / MSN, Hangouts / Google Talk
  • 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
  • Games:
      • Snake III , Bounce II, Sudoku II, Rally Start

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 16 Dec 2009
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        PPIRM-604 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.82 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.21 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
  • EU SAR:
    • Head:
      • 0.97 W/kg

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 24 Nov 2009
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