Nokia 5530 XpressMusic – Price, Features, Specifications

Nokia 5530 XpressMusic (eXpress Music), released in August 2009, has a thin attractive design is framed by a durable stainless steel front cover for a solid feel and lasting beauty. It has a full touch interface of 2.9″ with 16.7 million colours and 640 x 360 pixels resolution. The full screen QWERTY alphanumeric keypad comes with handwriting recognition.

The camera is 3.2 megapixel capable of 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution for JPEG format with autofocus, LED flash and 4x digital zoom. It can record video at up to 640 x 480 pixels (VGA) 30 fps. The Nokia music player with Stereo FM radio and 3D surround sound stereo speakers can playback .mp3, SpMidi, AAC AAC+, eAAC+ and WMA files.

Nokia 5530 XpressMusic is priced at 14,029 Indian Rupees (INR).

Nokia 5530 XpressMusic supports GPRS / EDGE, WLAN, and Bluetooth 2.0. The E-mail service supports IMAP, POP and SMTP protocols, supports e-mail attachments.

5530 XpressMusic has 70 MB internal user memory and a microSD memory card slot for up to 16 GB, 4 GB memory card included. The phone supports Quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900) and provides automatic switching between GSM bands.

The BL-4U 1000 mAh Li-Ion battery offers talk time up to 4 h 54 minutes and standby time up to 351 hours. You get music playback time up to 27 hours!


Nokia 5530 XpressMusic Specification


  • Form: Classic with full touch
  • Dimensions: 104.0 x 49 x 13 mm
  • Weight: 107 g
  • Volume: 68 cc
  • Full touch interface

Display and 3D

  • Size: 2.9″
  • Resolution: 640 x 360 pixels
  • Up to 16.7 million colours
  • AFFS technology
  • Brightness control

Keys and input method

  • Touch screen with pen or finger input
  • Touch input methods: Full screen QWERTY, Alphanumeric keypad, Handwriting
  • Power key, Volume key, Camera key, Keylock switch
  • Dedicated touch keys: send, end, home
  • Voice commands


  • Micro-USB connector
  • 3.5 mm stereo headphone plug


  • microSD memory card slot with hot swap, up to 16 GB (4 GB memory card included)
  • 70 MB internal user memory


  • BL-4U 1000 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time: up to 4 h 54 min (GSM)
  • Standby time: up to 351 h (GSM)
  • Video playback time: up to 3 h 45 min (QCIF, 15 fps)
  • Music playback time: up to 27 hours

Operating frequency

  • Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • Automatic switching between GSM bands
  • Flight mode

Data network

  • CSD
  • GPRS / EDGE class B, Multi Slot Class 32 (5 Rx +3Tx, Max Su7m 6), maximum speed 177/296 kbps (UL/DL)
  • WLAN; IEEE 802.11 b/g
  • TCP/IP support

Local connectivity and synchronisation

  • Bluetooth version 2.0 (A2DP & AVRCP)
  • MTP (Mobile Transfer Protocol) support

Call features

  • Call waiting, call hold, call divert
  • Logging of dialled, received and missed calls
  • Automatic redial
  • Contacts Bar; speed dialling
  • Vibrating alert (internal)
  • Side volume keys (dedicated)
  • Mute/unmute
  • Contacts with images
  • Talking ring tones
  • Conference calling


  • SMS
  • SMS storage: limited available memory (70 MB internal, 4 GB on memory card)
  • Contacts bar for up to 20 contacts
  • Multiple SMS deletion
  • MMS (OMA 1.3)
  • Automatic resizing of images for MMS
  • Audio Messaging (AMS)
  • Common inbox for SMS and MMS messages
  • Distribution lists for messaging
  • Cell broadcast


  • Supported protocols: IMAP, POP, SMTP
  • Support for e-mail attachments
  • Support for e-mail with filtering
  • IMAP IDLE support

Web browsing

  • Supported mark-up languages: HTML, XHTML, WML
  • Supported protocols: HTTP, WAP
  • TCP/IP support
  • Full web browser
  • Nokia Mobile Search


  • 3.2 megapixel camera (2048 x 1536 pixels)
  • Image formats: JPEG
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Focal length: 3.7 mm
  • Focus range: 10 cm to infinity
  • Macro focus: 10-60 cm
  • LED flash
  • Flash modes: On, off, automatic, red-eye reduction
  • White balance modes: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
  • Center weighted auto exposure; exposure compensation: 1/10000 ~ 1/5 s
  • Capture modes: still, sequence, self-timer, video
  • Scene modes: automatic, user defined, close-up, portrait, landscape, sports, night, night portrait
  • Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
  • Light sensitivity modes: high, medium, low, automatic
  • Full-screen viewfinder with grid
  • Active toolbar
  • Dedicated camera key
  • Photo editor on device


  • Video recording at up to 640 x 480 pixels (VGA) and up to 30 fps
  • Up to 4x digital video zoom
  • Video recording file formats: .mp4, .3gp
  • Audio recording format: AMR
  • Video white balance modes: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
  • Scene modes: automatic, low light mode, night
  • Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
  • Clip length (maximum): 1 h 30 min
  • RealPlayer
  • Video playback file formats: .3gp, .mp4, RealPlayer
  • Video streaming: .3gp, .rm
  • Landscape mode video playback
  • Video ring tones
  • Video editor on device

Music and audio playback

  • Nokia music player: Playlists, Shuffle, Repeat, Equalizer, Use music as ringtone, Assign song to contact, Loudness, Stereo widening, Bass booster
  • Music playback file formats: .mp3, SpMidi, AAC AAC+, eAAC+, WMA. MTP support
  • Audio streaming
  • Dedicated volume keys
  • Dedicated touch music keys on Homescreen
  • Touch volume switch when using video player
  • Stereo FM radio
  • 3.5 mm stereo headphone plug
  • Nokia Podcasting support
  • Nokia Music Store support
  • Ring tones: mp3, aac, 64-tone polyphonic
  • 3D surround sound stereo speakers
  • Use music track as alarm tone

Voice and audio recording

  • Voice commands
  • Voice dialling
  • Voice recorder
  • Audio recording formats: AMR
  • Digital stereo microphone

Personalisation: profiles, themes, ring tones

  • Customizable profiles
  • Ring tones: mp3, aac, 64-tone polyphonic
  • Video ring tones
  • Support for talking ring tones
  • Themes
  • Homescreen elements customisable

Software platform and user interface

  • S60 5th Edition
  • Symbian OS v9.4
  • Voice commands
  • FOTA (Firmware update Over The Air)
  • Homescreen for XpressMusic 2009
  • Contacts Bar for up to 20 people
  • Dedicated music-player homescreen plug-in

Personal information management (PIM)

  • Advanced contacts database: multiple number and e-mail details per contact, contacts with images
  • Support for assigning images to contacts
  • Support for contact groups
  • Clock: digital, analog, world clock
  • Alarm clock with ring tones or music files as alarm sound
  • Reminders
  • Calculator
  • Calendar with week and month view
  • Converter
  • Written notes, voice notes


  • Java MIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1
  • Flash Lite 2.0
  • Full web browser
  • Launchers:, Friendster, Hi5, Facebook, MySpace, Amazon, YouTube
  • Nokia Music Player
  • Nokia Music Store
  • Nokia Email
  • Nokia Mobile search
  • PodCasting
  • FM Radio
  • Video Center
  • Image & Video Editor
  • Online Share 4.3
  • Adding more applications:, Over-the-air (OTA) downloads, USB, Internet download


  • Included games:, Bounce, Global Race, Raging Thunder
  • Automatic switching between portrait and landscape view in supported games


  1. Nokia 5530 is a Full Touch screen handset. It has MicroSD card up to 16GB, Internal memory is 70MB and unlimited entries with Photo-call by which you can enjoy and download the music as much as you can. This model is come in two color combination like Red on black, Blue on white, Grey on black, Pink on white and Yellow on white.

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