Nokia 5800 XpressMusic edition is the popular touch screen enabled multimedia mobile that was recently launched by Nokia. With its feature set like a brilliant multi touch screen with nice display and high end multimedia capabilities plus being based on the popular series 60 platform, Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is clearly the leading market rival of the popular Apple Iphone. Even the mobile has some of the features unavailable in the Iphone like Stereo FM Radio and Bluetooth connectivity.
Coming to technical specifications, the 5800 codenamed ‘Tube’ is based on Series 60 5th Edition platform and runs the popular Symbian OS. And because of this you are able to choose among thousands of applications/software and games to install in your Nokia 5800 because there are lots of them for this operating system and platform. The next big greatness of this phone is its extraordinary multimedia capability like the Iphone.
With a fantastic display of 360 x 640 pixels (3.2 inches with 16 million colours at 24 bit), the video playback and quality is awesome. Popular video formats like MPEG4, FLV (Flash), 3GP, Real media, Windows media etc are supported by the default media player. Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is known for the quality of music including the stereo sound quality and clarity. The phone supports a large variety of music file formats like Mp3, WAV, AAC, Real Media, AMR and MIDI (Polyphonic).
The CMOS censored 3.2 megapixel camera comes with Flash and other features like Auto Focus, Self timer and Zooming features. The quality of snaps taken using this camera is much better than that of Iphone’s camera. Also the camera sports the technically popular Carl Zeiss lens. Quality video captures at a resolution of 640 X 480 (Frame rate – 30 FPS) can be made using the camera of Nokia 5800. The Nokia 5800 sports 8GB/16GB of storage which can be used to transfer your favourite music and videos from PC using the supplied cables.