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Nokia 5800 XpressMusic vs Nokia 5230

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Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Remove phone

Posted: 03 Oct 2008
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.4) S60 5th EditionSymbian (9.4) S60 5th Edition 
Dimensions4.37 x 2.04 x 0.61 inches (111 x 51.7 x 15.5 mm)4.37 x 2.04 x 0.61 inches (111 x 51.7 x 15.5 mm) 
Weight3.84 oz (109 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels360 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 ppi229 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesYes 
FeaturesProximity sensorProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels2 megapixels 
FlashDual LED  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomDigital zoom, Exposure compensation, White balance presets 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)640x480 (VGA) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing cameraYes  
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, ARM11Single core, 434 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processor3D image engine  
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 ROM128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.081 GB0.07 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB 
Battery
Talk time8.80 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time16.9 days (406 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
18.2 days (438 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
4.30 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
19.1 days (458 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Video call time3.00 hours  
Capacity1320 mAh1320 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
Internet browsing
BrowserS60 OSS BrowserS60 OSS Browser 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
OtherEuropean version has UMTS 900/2100 MHz; Other version is GSM onlyOther versions support UMTS 850/2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEUMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s 
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-GPSGPS 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device  
OtherTV-Out, UPnP, Computer sync, SyncMLComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced02 Oct 200825 Aug 2009 

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