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8.5 out of 10 based on 2492 reviews.
Nokia 5800 XpressMusic: with 3.15MP camera, Touchscreen and 340 x 360 display. See full product description

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frank, east kilbride Basic text and chat user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
very easy to use and the camera i very good
Bad points:
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 May 2010

Geoff , Sheffield Basic text and chat user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
My first touch phone and Ifound it easy to use ,it is just what I wanted.
Bad points:
Some things don't download easily but that is Ovi which isn't very good anyway,it was exactly the same on my old nokia phone.But with a little trial and error you get there in the end
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Aug 2010

Linda, Newport Basic text and chat user

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
It is not easy to use.
Bad points:
keeps going onto internet without me wanting it to which costs me a lot of money
Overall rating 4.0
Ease of use 5.0
Features 4.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 2.0
Value for money 4.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Sep 2009

Confirmed purchaser Music and entertainment lover

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
photos- not very good quality
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 21 Dec 2010

Raz, Solihull Music and entertainment lover

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Good screen
Good music player
Good Loud speaker
Bad points:
Touch feel sluggish, screen not responsive
poor quality headphones
GPS takes forever to connect
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 21 Aug 2010

Geoff, Bedworth Basic text and chat user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
This is a good product all round. i have recomended it too loads of my friends.
Bad points:
None that stand out, size of txt is a bit small but that is my eyes not the phone.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Jun 2010

john, brighton Basic text and chat user

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
basic functions are fine,typical nokia.
Bad points:
anything to do with ovi is a real pain.despite repeated attempts still have'nt got satnav up and running.
Overall rating 5.0
Ease of use 2.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Oct 2010

Product Features

Operating system proprietary
Screen Resolution (pixels) 360x340
Shape of phone bar
3G Yes
Touchscreen or keypad Touchscreen
Connections USB
Connections WiFi
Connections Bluetooth
Extra functions Camera
Extra functions Flash
Extra functions Instant messaging
Extra functions Email
Extra functions Satellite navigation
Band Quad
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 340
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 360
Camera resolution (MegaPixels) 3.15
Talk time (Hours) 9
Stand-by time (Days) 16.9
Depth in cm 1.55
Height in cm 11.1
Width in cm 5.17
Memory card slot Yes
Autofocus Yes
Weight (g) 109
FM tuner Yes
MP3 playback capable Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) Yes
Java Yes
Release date 2009-01-23

Also known as: Nokia 5800 Blue, Nokia 5800 Red, Nokia 5800 Comes, Nokia 5800 Chrome, Nokia 5800 Xpress Music

Mobile Phone Buyers Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

One touch takes you to music and up to 35 hours of crystal clear hi-fi on an advanced multi-format player.

• Form: Classic with full touch user interface
• Dimensions: 111 × 51.7 × 15.5 mm
• Weight: 109 g
• Volume: 83 cc
• Touch user interface optimised for one-hand use with tactile feedback
Display and 3D
• Main display
- Size: 3.2"
- Resolution: 640 × 360 pixels (nHD)
- Up to 16 million colours
- aspect ratio 16:9
- automatic orientation sensor (Accelerometer) for display rotation
Keys and input method
• Stylus, plectrum and finger touch support for text input and user interface control (alphanumeric keypad, full and mini qwerty keyboard, handwriting recognition, full screen handwriting for Chinese language)
• Dedicated Media Bar touch key for access to music, gallery, share on-line, Video Centre and web browser
• Voice commands
• Physical keys for application launch key (menu key), send & end, power, camera, lock, volume up & down
Colors and covers
• Available in-box colours:
- Red
- Blue
- Black
Available colours may vary per region.
• Micro-USB connector, USB 2.0 High Speed
• 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector
• MicroSD card slot, small DC jack, Micro USB cable interface to PC (CA-101)
• BL-5J 1320 mAh Li-Ion battery
• Talk time (maximum):
- GSM 8.8 h
- WCDMA 5 h
• Standby time (maximum):
- GSM 406.2 h
- WCDMA 400 h
• Browsing time with packet data (maximum): 3.4 h
• Video playback time (maximum): 5.2 h, Video playback time (maximum, nHD/Mpeg4) 3.4 h
• Video recording time (maximum): 3.6 h
• Video call time (maximum): 3 h
• Music playback time (maximum): Up to 35 h
• Gaming time (maximum): 5.6 h
• MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, max. 16 GB
• 81 MB internal memory
• 8GB microSD memory card in-box, expandable up to 16GB
Operating frequency
WCDMA 900/2100
GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
WCDMA 850/1900 (Latin America and Brazil variant only)
• Automatic switching between GSM bands
• Flight mode
Data network
GPRS/EDGE class B, multislot class 32, maximum speed 296/177 kbps (DL/UL)
WCDMA 2100/900 with simultanous voice and packet data, maximum speed PS 384/384 kbps (UL/DL), CS maximum speed 64 kbps
HSDPA cat 6, maximum speed 3.6 Mbps (DL)
WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g (3G version only)
TCP/IP support
Local connectivity and synchronization
• Bluetooth version 2.0
- Bluetooth profiles: A2DP & AVRCP
MTP (Mobile Transfer Protocol) support
• Support for PC synchronisation with Nokia OVI Suite
Call features
• Integrated hands-free speakerphone
• Number screening for messaging and calls
• Automatic answer with headset or car kit
• Any key answer
• Call waiting, call hold, call divert
• Call timer
• Logging of dialled, received and missed calls
• Automatic redial
• Speed dialling
• Voice dialling: speaker independent dialling and voice commands (SIND)
• Fixed dialling number support
• Vibrating alert (internal), also with tactile feedback
• Side volume keys
• Mute/unmute
• Contacts bar for 4 contacts with images and communication history (SMS, IM, email, web feeds)
• Talking ring tones
• Conference calling with up to 6 participants
• Video calling: up to 3h, QCIF 176 × 144 pixels, low up to 5 fps, normal up to 10 fps, smooth up to 15 fps
• Multiple SMS deletion
MMS version 1.3, message size up to 600 kb
• Automatic resizing of images for MMS
• Nokia Xpress audio messaging
• Common inbox for SMS and MMS messages
• Number screening for messaging
• Distribution lists for messaging
• Instant messaging client
• Cell broadcast
• Supported protocols: IMAP, POP, SMTP
• Support for e-mail attachments
OMA e-mail notification support
• Mail for Exchange 2008 in DL client, in 2009 embedded
Web browsing
• Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML, WML
• Supported protocols: HTTP, WAP, JavaScript
TCP/IP support
OSS browser
• Nokia Mobile Search
GPS and navigation
• Integrated GPS for pedestrian and car navigation
• Nokia Maps 2.0 Touch application
• 3.2 megapixel camera (2048 × 1536 pixels)
• Image formats: JPEG
• Carl Zeiss optics
• 3x digital zoom
• Autofocus
• Dual LED flash
• Flash modes: On, off, automatic, red-eye reduction
• White balance modes: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
• Centre weighted auto exposure; exposure compensation: 2 ~ -2EV at 0.5 step
• Normal, Sepia, Black & White, Vivid, Negative
• Dedicated camera key
• Landscape (horizontal) orientation
• Photo editor on device
• Direct printing to compatible picture printers
• Main camera
Video recording at up to 640 × 480 pixels and up to 30 fps (TV high quality), up to 640 × 352 pixels and up to 30 fps (widescreen quality), up to 320 × 240 pixels and up to 30 fps/15 fps (email high/normal quality), up to 176 × 144 and up to 15 fps (sharing quality)
- Up to 4x digital video zoom
• Front camera for video calling
• Video recording file formats: .mp4, .3gp
• Audio recording formats: WAV (normal), AMR (MMS), AAC/MP4 (high quality)
• Video white balance modes: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
• Scene modes: automatic, night
• Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
• Clip length (maximum): 1 h 30 min (high or normal quality). Dependable on available memory.
• RealPlayer
• Video playback file formats: MPEG4-SP playback 30fps VGA, MPEG4-AVC playback 30fps QVGA, WMV9 playback 30fps QVGA, MPEG4-SP playback 30 fps nHD
• Video streaming: 3GPP and CIF
• Landscape mode video playback
• Video editor on device
• Video Centre service supported: download and stream video content, WMV support, video feeds
Music and audio playback
• Nokia Nseries digital music player
- Playlists
- 8-band graphical equaliser
- selection by artist, composers, album and genre album graphics display
bass booster, stereo widening, loudness
• Music playback file formats: .mp3, SpMidi, AAC, AAC
, eAAC+, WMA
• Dedicated volume keys & immediate access to Music Player from Media Bar, dedicated music keys in the headset control unit AD-54
• Stereo FM radio
• 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector
• Music Player
• Nokia Music Manager
• Nokia Music Store support
• Nokia Podcasting support
• Ring tones: 3D stereo ring tones, 64-tone polyphonic, mp3 & video ring tones (3 videos and 9 mp3 songs built-in)
• Integrated stereo speakers with surround sound (crystal clear hi-fi sound quality with dedicated audio chip)
Voice and audio recording
• Voice commands
• Speaker-independent name dialling (SIND)
• Voice recorder
• Digital stereo microphone
Personalisation: profiles, themes, ring tones
• Customisable profiles
• Ring tones: 3D stereo ring tones, 64-tone polyphonic, mp3 & video ring tones
• Themes


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