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A sleek multimedia computer packed with capabilities that help you find your location, listen to hours of s... See full description.
  • Symbian
  • 2.4"

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product description

A sleek multimedia computer packed with capabilities that help you find your location, listen to hours of superb quality audio, access your home media remotely, and browse the web faster.

Sleek design; Capable multimedia computer

  • Search and find places and know how to get there, with integrated A-GPS
  • Tag images automatically with capture location and upload directly to the web
  • Browse the internet with large 2.4” display, access the web over Wireless LAN (WLAN) with automatic hotspot authentication
  • Up to 24-hour music playback time, scroll to your favorite tracks using Navi™ wheel
  • Access images, music, podcasts, video with high speed WLAN, or 3.5G connection

Operating Frequency

  • Dual mode WCDMA 900/2100 (HSDPA), GSM/GPRS/EGPRS 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Automatic switching between bands and modes


  • Volume: 76.5 cc
  • Weight: 101.8 g
  • Length: 113 mm
  • Width: 49 mm
  • Thickness (max): 15.1 mm

Memory Functions

  • Up to 70MB internal memory
  • MicroSD memory card support (hot swappable)
  • Approx. memory capacity indication with included 2GB microSD card:
    -Video (VGA @ 15fps): up to 120 min
    -Photos (3.2 megapixel): up to 3,400
    -Music (eAAC+): up to 1,500 tracks*
  • Capacity based on 3:45 per song with 48 kbps eAAC+ (M4A) encoding on the Nokia Audio Manager. Capacity with 128 kbps AAC encoding is up to 1500 songs.

Power Management*

  • Battery: Nokia Battery BL-6F 1200mAh
  • Talk time: up to 190 minutes (WCDMA); 260 minutes (GSM)
  • Stand-by time: up to 320 hours (WCDMA); 320 hours (GSM)
  • Still images: up to 375 pictures (3.2 megapixel)
  • Video capture: up to 215 minutes (VGA @ 15fps)
  • Video call: up to 125 minutes
  • Video playback: up to 280 minutes (VGA @ 15fps)
  • Music playback: up to 24 hours (offline mode)
  • Web browsing: up to 3 hours (3.5G)
  • FM radio: up to 14 hours

*Operation times may vary depending on radio access technology used, operator network configuration and usage.

Display and User Interface

  • 2.4” QVGA (240 × 320 pixels) TFT colour display with up to 16 million colours and wide 160° viewing angle. Ambient light detector – to optimise display brightness and power consumption
  • Operating system: Symbian OS
  • User Interface: S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2
  • Java™: MIDP2.0
  • C++ and Java SDKs

Call Management

  • Call logs, speed dial, voice dialing, voice commands, and talking ringtone


  • E-mail (SMTP, IMAP4, POP3), MMS, SMS

Data Transfer*

  • WCDMA 850/1900 (HSDPA) with simultaneous voice and packet data (PS max speed UL/DL= 384/3.6MB, CS max speed 64kbps)
  • Dual Transfer Mode (DTM) support for simultaneous voice and packet data connection in GSM/EDGE networks. Simple class A, multi slot class 11, max speed DL/UL: 118.4/118.4 kbits/s
  • EGPRS class B, multi slot class 32, max speed DL/UL= 296 / 177.6 kbits/s

*Actual achieved speeds may vary depending on network support.

product specification
Operating system Symbian
Screen size 2.4"
Screen Resolution (pixels) 240x320
Type of phone Smartphone
Shape of phone bar
3G Yes
Touchscreen or keypad Numeric keypad
Connections Bluetooth
Connections WiFi
Connections USB
Extra functions Camera function
Extra functions Satellite navigation function
Extra functions Email function
Band Quad Band
Horizontal resolution 24 Pixels
Vertical resolution 320 Pixels
Camera resolution 3.2MP camera
Talk time 4 Hours
Stand-by time 13.0 Days
Depth in cm 1.51cm deep
Height in cm 11.3cm high
Width in cm 4.9cm wide
Memory card slot Yes
Autofocus Yes
Weight (g) 101.8g
FM tuner FM Radio
MP3 playback capable Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) Yes
Java Yes
Release date 7 Jun 2008