Nokia 5130 XpressMusic is a simple and a smart phone for daily usage. It’s very cost effective compared to other phones under the series of XpressMusic.
Nokia 5130 was launched in Romania in November 2008 and since then it has been popular throughout the world.
This Nokia phone is very user friendly, it is designed with excellent features and it also has a very attractive look and it comes in three colors. Also it just weighs about 88 g only, which is very decent for someone who doesn’t like bulky phones.
Check out Nokia 5130 official page here: http://europe.nokia.com/find-products/devices/nokia-5130-xpressmusic
It is built for music lovers, so if you love music this is the right phone for you, it has a good Mp3 player as well, which supports the following formats like MP3, AAC, and WMA. The battery backup is really good and you should be able to listen for about 21 hours of nonstop music.
It has an excellent 2 megapixel Camera (1600×1200 pixels) with 4× digital zoom and a video recording (128×96 or 176×144, max. 15 FPS).
And it also carries a good battery backup of Stand-by Up to 28 hours, Talk time Up to 6 hours and Music play Up to 21 hours.
It has a TFT 256K colors screen with Display Size of 240 x 320 pixels, 2.0 inches.
If you’re planning to buy a Nokia 5130 you will receive Free 1 GB micro SD expandable in the standard sales package as a bonus.
Nokia 5130 was marked a price of Rs 6900(INR) approx, but right now I guess the price is around Rs.4379 or just about 110$ in the US market.
Also check out this Nokia 5130 review by Phonearena.com:
Other Nokia 5130 Features:-
It is enabled with Java MIDP 2.1.
It has GPRS Class 32 with a good sync of connectivity, Opera mini works great on this phone.
You can browse the Internet in – WAP 2.0/ xHTML, HTML formats.
The phone Memory is of 30 MB and it can store up to 2000 entries
It comes with Bluetooth Version 2.0 with A2DP.
Nokia 5130 has an FM Radio-Stereo enabled internally. (Works only with the head phone though like most of the other mobile phones)
Has an internal memory of 30 MB Memory and (2 GB memory card included In many countries) Supports up to 16 GB with micro SDHC (might cause slowdown or freeze your mobile phone.
Nokia 5130 is Available in Blue-Black, grey and Red-Black (combination) colors.
One of the drawbacks is that it does not have an Infrared port, which anybody rarely uses.
Overall the Nokia 5130 is a cost effective phone, so anyone can buy it if their budget is not high. Nokia 5130 Xpress Music simply expresses your desire for music.
Since I have used this phone personally, I would rate it 8 for 10 for a low end mobile phone. I hope that some of you who own Nokia 5130 are happy customers, do share your thoughts about it.