Nokia 5235

Nokia 5235 The Nokia 5235 bears tremendous similarity to the curent popular Nokia 5230. However, it is more feature-rich than its predecessor. The phone looks stylish and its metallic finish adds a sophisticated look to the handset.

It includes the Ovi music store that allows users to download free music and manage them better. The hardware features of the phone are also more or less similar to 5230.

Design, Dimensions

The Nokia 5235 looks similar to 5230 but has a shiny matallic ring around the front frame. Its dimensions are 111 x 51.7 x 14.5/15.5 mm. It weighs about 115g and is sure to please its users.

It comes with a 3.2 inches touchscreen- TFT resistive and can recoognize handwriting. There can be only two colours namely black with ice-blue tinted chrome rim and white with ice-blue tinted chrome rim.

Nokia 5235 Camera

The phone comes with a 2 MP camera. The maximum resolution offered by the camera is 1600x1200. Although the resolution is decent in the video mode it can support only VGA format. The speed of shooting the video is about 30 frames per second- good enough in any consideration. Moreover for ease of use a dedicated camera key is also available. Different white balace and color tones modes are also available. An on-device photo editor lets you have some fun with the images you click.

Basic Features

The Nokia 5235 is a great phone to have hit the market in recent times. This is the phone that music lovers would love to possess. The Ovi player lets users to download free music. About 3400 songs can be stored in the phone with memory expandable up to 16GB. The Media bar on the phone can guide you to the music store with a single tap. Nokia 5235 Side

Dedicated music keys surely help. The phone also offers Ovi services and connnecting to the social networks is easy. The 3.2 inches touchscreen is also bright and offers crisp images. For those who love to skin their phones they will love the fact the Nokia 5235 supports customisable themes.

Interface: Nokia 5235 uses the symbian 9.4 operating system and S60 version 5 interface. The phone's easy-to-use interface makes it easier for users to understand and operate it.

Phone Book: The phone book capacity of Nokia 5235 is pratically unlimited and it can have any number of entries. The phone also features the photo call feature.


The Nokia 5235 has a 3.2 inches resistive touchscreen with a pixel resolution of 360 x 640 pixel . Considering the price range of the handset the display screen's size is the best you can get. The screen is pretty sensitive to touch and responds well. However, the screen is not legible under direct sunlight. The screen can recognize handwriting.

Keypad and Controls

Underneath the screen of the Nokia 5235 lies the call and the menu hardware keys. Other buttons include the touch sensitive Media key and the screen lock key. The volume rocker key is a little difficult to operate as it is hard to press and generally uncomfortable.


One of the primary features of the phone is its music. It features an MP3 player with great sound quality. The presence of dedicated music keys makes listening to music an enjoyable and convenient experience. The Media Bar on screen offers quick access to ones music collection. One can listen up to 33 hours of continuous music after charging the device just once. Up to 3400 songs can be stored with memory enhancement.

Nokia 5235 Back The Nokia 5235 also comes with an FM radio


Nokia 5235 lets you stay in touch with your friends and family members through the Ovi Mail service. With support for Mail Excange one can also get other emails in real time on the phone. Messages can also be excanged through the social metworks or instant messengers. MMSs can also be sent through the device.


The Nokia 5235 comes with the Nokia Ovi music player. One can access Nokia Music store for free music downloads. The Media Bar facilitates quick access to ones music collection. This phone is ideal for music lovers. The fact that the device lets one listen to 33 hours of continuous music is something music lovers will appreciate for sure.


The Nokia 5235 offers fast browsing of the web. The 3G network conectivity allows users to enjoy quick downloads. Webpages can be seen the way they are meant to be on the 3.2 inches display. The built-in browser lets one access the Ovi services and social networks quickly.


Nokia 5235 has 70MB of internal memory. The memory can be expended up to 16 GB.

Connectivity and Data

The Nokia 5235 an adequate connectivity. Amongst the connectivity options there is the GPS and 3G. It also features Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP support and a high speed microUSB connectivity. It is fully compatible with GPRS and EDGE and HSDPA technologies.

Usability & Performance

Nokia 5235 has a decent call quality. Also the audio qauality is appreciable. It has a 1300mAh Li-Ion battery that offers a talktime of 7.00hours and standby time up to 430hours.

Nokia 5235 Phone Specifications

  • Weight: 115 g
  • Width: 111 mm
  • Height: 51.7 mm
  • Thickness: 15.5 mm
  • Display size: 2.4"
  • Announced: 2010, March
  • Colors: Black, White
  • Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - HSDPA 850 / 1900 or HSDPA 850 / 2100 UMTS for 3G
  • Screen Resolution: 360 x 640 pixels 16.777.216 colors, TFT resistive touchscreen
  • Data: GPRS Class 32, EDGE Class 32, Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP, USB v2.0 microUSB, HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps
  • Memory: microSD, up to 16GB and internal 70 MB storage
  • Connectivity: USB v2.0 microUSB, Bluetooth 2.0
  • Web Browser: WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS feeds
  • Media and Music: WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player - MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A player Supported (MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV - MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RealVideo 10)
  • Camera: 2 megapixels Resolution , 1600x1200 pixels
  • Messaging: SMS, MMS, Email, IM - IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Expansion Slot: microSD
  • Tones: Vibration, Downloadable polyphonic, MP3 ringtones
  • Software Features: Symbian OS v9.4, Series 60 rel. 5 - Java, MIDP 2.1
  • Other Features: Voice memo, Games, Alarm, Calendar, To-Do / Tasks, Calculator, World Clock, Converter, T9, Handsfree, Stereo FM radio with RDS, A-GPS support; Nokia Maps 2.0 Touch
  • US Sar Values: Head: ---, Body: ---
  • Battery: Li-Ion 1320 mAh(BL-5J)
  • Talk Time: up to 420 mins
  • Standby: up to 458 hours

Pros & Cons


  • A great phone for music lovers
  • Available at affordable price
  • GPS and Bluetooth support available


  • Email support is present for exchange only
  • RSS reader absent

Related Phones: Nokia 6790 Surge - Nokia 6350 - Nokia 2690 - Nokia 5250


The Nokia 5235 is an outstanding phone with great features and it also comes at a reasonable price. The phone features an excellent music player.The phone is thus ideal for music lovers. With its stylish looks and superb specifications this Nokia product is sure to attract many.

1 comment:

  1. Nokia 5235 Review, 19. November 2010, 5:24

    good design, fantastic display and faster internet access, quick response UI with affordable price.


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