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Nokia 5230 (RM-588) All specs

Full specifications phone: Nokia 5230 (RM-588) specs, detailed technical information, features, price and review. All about this phone.

Nokia 5230

The 434MHz processor of the Nokia 5230 (RM-588) just executes basic phone activities.

With one SIM card slot, the Nokia 5230 (RM-588) allows download up to 3.6 Mbps for internet browsing, but it also depends on the carrier.

It's weak on connectivity, this device has Bluetooth 2.0 + A2DP, but it doesn't have WiFi to connect to internet.

Including the battery, the Nokia 5230 (RM-588) phone has 115 grams and it's not so thin so, it has 15.5 mm thick.


📱 Model features

Nokia 5230
Other model namesNokia 5230-2, Nokia RM-588
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release date11/10/2009, Announced: 8/10/2009
Depth15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)
Size (width x height)51.7 x 111 millimeters (2.04 x 4.37 in)
Weight115 grams (4.03 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body
Protection against water and othersNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Nokia 5230
System versionSymbian 9.4 S60 5th Edition Symbian^1
Firmware updatefeature not registered
User InterfaceSeries 60 UI

⚙️ Processor

Nokia 5230
Chipset32bit: ARM 1136JF-S
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 434MHz ARM11 (Single-core)
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registered
Performance (benchmark)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Nokia 5230
RAM memory128MB SDRAM
Internal storage256MB (70MB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageUntil 16GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Nokia 5230
Display typeTFT LCD
Screen size3.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~49.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x640 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenResistive Single touch 1-point
Pixel density (dot pitch)229 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered
Display featuresNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Nokia 5230
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum Download / Upload3.6 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, HSCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported

📷 Camera

Nokia 5230
Back camera (main camera)2 megapixels
Main camera resolution1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480) 30 fps
FlashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
AutofocusNot supported
Touch focusNot supported
Image stabilizationNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Nokia 5230
Front camera (secondary)Not supported
Front camera resolutionNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supported
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Nokia 5230
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellationNot supported
RadioFM (RDS)
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, WMV, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Nokia 5230
USBMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supported
Bluetooth2.0 + A2DP
WiFiNot supported
DLNANot supported
NFCNot supported
Infrared portNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Nokia 5230
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupported

🔋 Battery

Nokia 5230
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1320 mAh
Charger, watts Wired charging
Wireless chargingNot supported
Talk time autonomy4.3 hours
Standby458 hours (19.1 days)

➕ Other features

Nokia 5230
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail
Hands-free callingSupported
Video callingNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserWAP, HTML, Flash player
AntennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Black, White
• 4GB microSD included
• Handwriting recognition on screen
• Nokia Maps 3.0
• Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Nokia 5230
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.01W/kg (head), 0.91W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.08W/kg (head)

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