Nokia 5730 XpressMusic Phone Launched

Nokia has announced Nokia 5730 XpressMusic quad-band GSM music mobile phone in India, its first music phone with full QWERTY keyboard and the handset features 2.4-inch 16M TFT display, 3.15 Megapixel digital camera, FM Radio+RDS, media player with 5-band equalizer and microSD expandable memory slot.

nokia-5730-xpressmusic-phone-openEquipped with dedicated audio chip, the upcoming Nokia 5730 XpressMusic mobile phone aims to deliver enhanced music performance and allows several modes of information input including a virtual alphanumeric keypad and a full QWERTY slidable keyboard for fast and easy messaging.

In addition to local music file transfer from PC or another bluetooth enabled handset, the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic allows direct downloading / purchase of music tracks from a range of Internet music stores using Windows Media Player Digital Rights management (WMDRM).

Quad-band GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz network ready Nokia 5730 XpressMusic sports 369 MHz ARM11 CPU running Symbian OS v9.2, S60 rel. 3.2 and it features a large 2.4-inch (240 x 320 pixels) TFT display supporting brilliant 16 million colors in 16:9 display aspect ratio. The handset is also equipped with Accelerometer sensor for auto display rotate.

Since Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is based on Symbian OS S60 software, the mobile phone allows users to personalise the phone with a variety of add-on third part free and paid applications to suit their needs.

Available in Blue, Pink, Red and Black/Monochrome colors, the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic handset comes with 100 MB SDRAM, 128 MB Flash ROM and it supports upto 16-GB hotswapable MicroSD media expansion card for expandable memory. A 8-GB microSD card comes along as package.

The phone also offers a new “Media Bar” which is a drop-down menu that allows direct access to music and entertainment along with offering direct link to the web and online music stores and music sharing websites.

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic phone offers a unique Homescreen feature that proves access to dynamic information on music, people, games, and email etc. The Homescreen has an enhanced contacts bar with up to 20 friends and family members and provides direct access to music, N-Gage and other mobile apps. like email, Facebook, Photos, Ovi Contacts, Maps and more. With Ovi Contacts, users can see status of his friends if they are online and chat online.

Digital Camera: Nokia 5730 music phone also offers a powerful 3.15 Megapixel digital camera with maximum 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution offering Carl Zeiss Optics, Autofocus feature and integrated LED flash. The phone allows images or videos sharing via online social network sites / communities, such as Share on Ovi, Flickr, or Facebook.

In addition digital camera also allows 1600×1200 (2MP), 1152×864 (1.3 MP), 640×480 (VGA), and 320×240 (CIF) pixels and is also capable of video capturing in 4 different resolutions – 640 x 480 (VGA resolution), 320×240, 176×144, and 129×96 pixels with live sound it support video playback of MPEG4, 3GPP and h.263 video file formats.

Besides main 3.15 MP camera, the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic also featuer a secondary VGA resolution camera for video-calling.

Media Player & FM Radio: Nokia 5730 XpressMusic music phone offers advance Media player in that supports large range of audio formats including MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA and MP4 and audio player software also offers album art, playlists and 5-band equaliser and audio visualisations along with universal 3.5-mm Audio Adapter to plug-in your choice of headphones.

The music optimized Nokia 5730 XpressMusic phone also features built-in stereo loudspeakers delivering high quality audio along with integrated FM radio with RDS which has option for 50 station presets and one can listen to the radio in the background while using other phone functions.


Nokia 5730 XpressMusic phone also allows download of music tracks from a range of Internet music stores using Windows Media Player Digital Rights management (WMDRM). In addition, one can also enjoy the wireless music listing using Bluetooth stereo headphones.

Data Connectivity: Nokia 5730 music mobile phone offers exhaustive connectivity options for ultra faster music and content download from Internet and local PC which includes GPRS Class 32, HSCSD 43.2 kbps connection, EDGE Class 32 connection, 3G HSDPA connection with upto 3.6 Mbps speed, Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP support, and standard USB v2.0 miniUSB port for wired connection. In addition, the handset also offers WiFi 802.11 b/g wireless LAN connectivity.

GPS with A-GPS: Music Optimized Nokia 5730 XpressMusic mobilephone handset also sports built-in GPS receiver with integrated Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS) that links to both satellites and local networks for navigation and it comes with pre-installed Nokia Maps v2.0 application and free downloadable maps of over 100 countries. The Nokia Map v2.0 software includes maps of 8 Indian cities with 52 categories of points of interest allowing users access places, travel destinations, bars/cafes/restaurants and hotel locations for local usage. The handset also offers a unique feature viz location tagger that allows users automatically tag location details with pictures (like date and time etc) along with the geographical coordinates data.

Weighing about 135 gms, the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic phone comes with document viewer supporting Microsoft Document Viewers for Ms Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint. In addition, the smartphone also allows Photo Editor, Video Editor and PDF viewer software.

Some other features of Nokia 5730 XpressMusic phone includes – Push Real-time Email, supports POP3, IMAP, and SMTP protocols, integrated TV-Out port, 3.5 mm audio outpur port, voice command and dialing, voice memo recording, built-in Image viewer with picture editing software, built-in handsfree Speakerphone, full screen HTML Browser, WAP v2.0 with xHTML browser, Java MIDP 2.0 support, picture caller ID, applications such as calendar, currency converter, alarm clock, auto keypad lock, stop watch, Java 2.0, and preloaded polyphonic ringtones with ringtone composing application.

Weighing just 135 gms, the new Nokia 5730 XpressMusic mobile phone comes with Li-Ion 1000 mAh (BL-4U) standard battery which provides upto 300 hrs of stand-by time ( 270 hrs with 3G) along with upto 5 hrs of talk time (3 hrs with 3G) on full charge.


Nokia 5730 XpressMusic Mobile Phone Features

  • Quad-band GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 3.4-inch, 16 Million colors, TFT display, 240 x 320 pixels
  • Accelerometer sensor for auto display rotate
  • ARM 11, 369 MHz CPU
  • Symbian OS v9.2, S60 rel. 3.2
  • 100 MB SDRAM, 128 MB ROM
  • Upto 16-GB hotswapable MicroSD media expansion card supported, 8-GB card included
  • GPRS Class 32
  • HSCSD, 43.2 kbps
  • EDGE Class 32
  • 3G, 384 kbps
  • Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP
  • Infrared port
  • USB v2.0, miniUSB
  • Handwriting Recognition
  • 3.15 Megapixel digital camera, 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution, Carl Zeiss Optics, Autofocus, LED flash
  • Video capture and playback in VGA (640 x 480 pixels) @ 30 fps , Supports MPEG4, 3GPP and h.263 video file formats
  • Secondary VGA resolution camera for video calling
  • Integrated GPS receiver with A-GPS support, Nokia Maps 2.0
  • Stereo FM stereo radio with RDS
  • Media player, supports MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+/WMA/MP4
  • 5-band equaliser and audio visualisations
  • 3.5-mm Audio Aadapter
  • TV-Out Port
  • Built-in handsfree
  • Integrated stereo speakers
  • Polyphonic (64 channels), MP3, AAC Ringtones
  • Nokia S60 browser, (x)HTML, JavaScript 1.3 and 1.5 support
  • Java MIDP 2.0
  • Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
  • Proximity sensor for auto turn off
  • Li-Ion 1000 mAh (BL-4U) Standard Battery
    Stand-by time: 300 hrs
    Talk time: 5 hrs
  • Dimensions: 112 x 51 x 15.4 mm
  • Weight: 135 gms

The new Nokia 5730 XpressMusic mobile phone featuring 3.15 MP camera, WiFi 802.11 wireless LAN, and GPS receiver with A-GPS would be available in India in September 2009 for about Rs. 19,900 with one year warranty. Visit for more details.

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