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Design Pick your colours: Canvas White with Light Sea Blue, Espresso Brown and Olive Green, Seal Grey... See full description.
  • proprietary
  • 2.4"

Product Information

product description


  • Pick your colours: Canvas White with Light Sea Blue, Espresso Brown and Olive Green, Seal Grey with White, Espresso Brown and Coral Red or Petrol Black with Dark Grey, Steel Grey and Deep Plum.
  • Change the colour of the cover and watch the screen theme change to match.
  • Hold the device sideways and the display goes widescreen.

Sharing & Internet

  • Connect to your friends, feeds and favourites.
  • Email and send text and multimedia messages.
  • Browse the internet on the full web browser.
  • Upload and share your photos and videos.


  • Take sharp photos with the 5 Megapixel camera with auto-focus, flash and Carl Zeiss optics.
  • Automatically tag your photos to the location.
  • Upload your photos and share on Ovi.


  • Find places to meet with the A-GPS receiver.
  • Explore new places with the Nokia Maps application.
  • Get a voice-guided navigation trial license for free.


  • Download, transfer and manage your favourite music.
  • Listen with the built-in stereo speakers or the included Nokia Stereo Headset.
  • Play music wirelessly on your car stereo with the integrated FM transmitter.


  • Get all the hottest games with superb graphics with N-Gage™.
  • Take on other players in the N-Gage™ arena.
  • Try new games for free and buy the ones you like.

Preview the action at N-Gage™

  • Several try-and-buy games come preloaded with one free game activation. Varies by country.


  • Record DVD-like quality videos of you and your friends.
  • View your personal and downloaded videos on the full screen.
  • Browse your videos by category or keyword search.
  • Transfer your videos easily from your PC.
  • Upload your videos and share on Ovi.


  • Enhance your device with a wide range of applications.
  • Transfer your contacts, calendar and to-do lists from your computer.
  • Synch to your compatible home stereo over the air.
product specification
Operating system proprietary
Screen size 2.4"
Screen Resolution (pixels) 320x240
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
Extra functions Instant messaging function
Band Quad Band
Horizontal resolution 24 Pixels
Vertical resolution 320 Pixels
Camera resolution 5MP camera
Talk time 5.5 Hours
Stand-by time 15.5 Days
Depth in cm 1.5cm deep
Height in cm 11cm high
Width in cm 4.9cm wide
Memory card slot Yes
Autofocus Yes
Weight (g) 97g
FM tuner FM Radio
MP3 playback capable Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) Yes
Java Yes
Release date 17 Mar 2009