Nokia Launches Cheapest 3G Capable Nokia 2730 Classic Phone

Nokia has today announced the launch of 2730 Classic mobile phone, which is perhaps most economical 3G enabled GSM handset in its class that features 2.0-inch 256K capable display and 2.0 MP camera.


Quad-band GSM 850 / 900/ 1800 /1900 MHz and 3G UMTS 900 / 2100 MHz Network ready Nokia 2730 Classic  phone features a candy bar style design with 5-way navigation key and the phone has 2.0-inch, 256K Colors, 240 x 320 pixels – CSTN TFT Display. In addition, the phone comes equipped with 30-MB internal memory with added support for upto 2-GB microSD expandable memory card allowing upto 1000 entries phonebok with 250 SMS memory.

Measuring 109.6 x 46.9 x 14.4 mm, the new Nokia 2730 Classic phone also offers 2.0 megapixel camera with Autofocus, 4x digital zoom, 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution and built-in LED Flash and Video recoding capability in QVGA @ 10fps.

For connectivity, Nokia 2730 Classic offers GPRS class 32, EDGE Class 32 connecivity, 3G HSDPA 384 kbps, Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP, and  hi-speed microUSB port. In addition, it also sports 3.5mm audio out port but does not feature WiFi support.

Available in two colors, viz. Black and Dark Magenta, the Nokia 2730 Classic phone weighs only 97.7 gms and comes with Stereo FM radio with RDS and live FM recording feature, MP3 media player that supports MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ audio file formats, video player that supports MP4/H.263/H.264 3GP video file formats and is equipped with JAVA MIDP 2.1, WAP 2.0 and full HTML browser. Users can tune into FM radio for audio entertainment or play music using built-in MP3 media player and can continue to listen to the background music even as they access various phone applications.

Equipped with 1020 mAh (BL-5C) standard Li-ion battery that provides upto 7 hrs and 30 mins talktime and upto 425 hrs of standby time, the Nokia 2730 Classic phone also offers JAVA MISP 2.1 support and has built-in native Flash Lite v3.0 support enabling more richer browsing experience for flash enabled sites like YouTube.

Nokia 2730 Classic Mobile Phone Features

  • Quad-band GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 3G UMTS 900 /2100 MHz
  • 2.0-inch, 256K Colors, 240 x 320 pixels – CSTN TFT Display
  • 30 MB Internal user memory
  • Expandable with microSD memory card (up to 2 GB)
  • 1000 entries phonebook
  • 250 SMS Memory
  • 20 Dialed, 20 Received, 20 Missed call records
  • 2.0 megapixel camera with Autofocus, 4x digital zoom, 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution, LED Flash
  • Video QVGA @ 7 fps
  • Media player supporting MP3, MP4, AAC, AAC+, enhanced AAC+. H.263, H.264, WMA
  • Video streaming (3GPP)
  • FM stereo radio, FM stereo radio supporting Visual Radio
  • 5-way navigation key
  • WAP 2.0/xHTML Browser
  • Ringing tones: 64 polyphonic MIDI, MP3, AAC/eAAC+, AMR audio clips, and video
  • WAP 2.0 with xHTML browser
  • Java MIDP v2.1
  • Voice Dial
  • Voice Recording
  • Audio Messaging
  • GPRS Class 32, 107 kbps
  • EDGE Class 32, 296 kbps
  • Bluetooth v2.0 + A2DP
  • 3G 384 kbps
  • USB v2.0 miniUSB port
  • Flash Lite 3.0
  • Built-in handsfree speakphone
  • Applications: Calendar, Calculator, Voice Memo, Alarm Clock, Stopwatch and Countdown timer
  • Standard Li-Ion 1020 mAh (BL-5C) battery
    Stand-by: Up to 425 hrs
    Talk time: Up to 7 hrs

The 3G capable Nokia 2730 Classic mobilephone is expected to retail by end of Feb 2010 at estimated price of about Rs. 4,500/- with one year standard warranty.

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