Nokia 5530 Xpress music – Symbian Smartphone for under 250, €

For Nokia 5800 Xpress music, which was a real price breaker with full facilities, there are still some new models from Nokia, which are very similar to the Smartphone. This includes with among other things the Nokia 5530 Xpress music the Symbian operating system. So, it’s a real Smartphone, which is very cheap with a price of less than 250,-€. In this report, I would check once the model through its paces: If Nokia has kept somewhere?


the Nokia 5800 Xpress music was but the biggest criticism was luxuriously furnished, ever the processor of the device. Nokia took on clearly and decidedly counteracts this criticism at the Nokia 5530. Thanks to a diet has the Nokia 5530 Xpress music now no look and feel like a brick but has decent proportions so that it comfortably fits in the hand. Even metal edges were fitted at the front. This reinforces the strong impression conveyed by the Smartphone.

Display: 2.9 ″ high resolution

Not only the housing has become smaller, also the display is shrunk music some 5800 Xpress compared to the Nokia to 2.9 ″. This is enough but still for all inputs from and also the control of the on-screen keyboard goes well out of hand. Nokia has kept the resolution of 640 × 360 pixels here, providing a very sharp image. Here also a resistive touch screen is installed, which not so sensitive to such a capacitive touch screen. But here also via pin operation is possible, which is in the scope of delivery and can be stored in the device.

Facilities: average

The equipment of Nokia 5530 Xpress music can hardly wish left, is but not outstanding. But this is absolutely justified at the price of less than 250,-€. The 3.2 megapixel white when shooting during the day quite to convince camera with LED flash. The colours are natural and the images have a reasonable sharpness. The sharp display, pictures can be great viewing! The internal memory is sufficient with 4 gb and can be extended via Microsd card. GPS is unfortunately not integrated, as well as HSDPA. For this, the Smartphone can score but with integrated Wi-Fi. The sound of the Nokia 5530 Xpress music is very good thanks to the good supplied headphones. The software is unfortunately a bit plain, but liquid operate.

Conclusion: Nokia 5530 Xpress music vs. Nokia 5800 Xpress music

, An accurate result in the battle of the Smartphones can not be determined. Processing technical is the Nokia 5530 Xpress music just a completely different League: with metal and a pleasant form the Smartphone makes a very good figure. In this respect the Nokia can not convince 5800 Xpress music. It acts like a block, looking in vain for a metal. This is the screen with 3.2 ″ larger and the Smartphone has integrated GPS and HSDPA. Who needs the full facilities, is operated with a minimal extra charge here.