Nokia 5300 – Rock all night.
Looking to cash on the fast growing popularity of music phones, Nokia have launched quite a few smart music phones including a couple in the N series. The Nokia 5300 represents XpressMusic line of music phones designed as a mid-end solution for music enthusiasts. The slider form and an optimized music player is giving the well established 'Walkman' phones some tough competition because of the price bracket.
The phone is easily distinguishable due to its white stripes which surprisingly does not get soiled easily. The TFT display with 265k colours covers up most of the front. It smoothly slides open with 'auto-spring' mechanism and reveals the easy-to-use plastic buttons.
Being a music solution, the Nokia 5300 have dedicated hard keys for music player functions. The new S40 music player is one of the best in business, designed to optimize the playback quality. It supports MP3, AAC, eAAC+, AAC+, WMA, Midi formats as well as 3GPP videos. You can create playlists, customize your music player or manage your music. Apart from 32 Mb flash and 16 Mb RAM, memory can be expanded up to 2 GB with microSD cards. With Visual Radio, read information about songs, artists and albums while you listen to them. Nokia 5300 is also powered with A2DP so that you can enjoy your music wirelessly on your Bluetooth headphones or plug in your favourite headphones on the 3.5 mm jack.
The handset have an integrated 1.3 megapixel camera (CMOS) with digital zoom and a dedicated camera key. Capture decent still photographs and videos of all your special moments. Download your favourite clips or upload images and videos and share with everyone in an instant with GPRS/HSCSD. The Nokia 5300 also gives you connectivity through Bluetooth, Infra-red and USB 2.0.
Though the Nokia 5300 arrived late in the music phone scene, it have the potential to become a bestseller.
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