Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Touch Phone Features

Nokia 5800 XpressMusicThere are rumors that Nokia is launching its touch phone 5800 XpressMusic in India mid of November 2008. It may cost around Rs. 20,000 in India, and USD 300 in United States.

The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic features 3.2 megapixel camera (2048 x 1536 pixels) and has 81 MB internal memory and 8GB microSD hot swappable memory card in-box, expandable up to 16GB. It runs S60 5th edition, Symbian OS version 9.4

Technical Specifications

The touch user interface is optimized for one-hand use with tactile feedback. It measures 111 x 51.7 x 15.5 mm and weighs 109 grams.

The main display is 3.2 inches with a resolution of 640 x 360 pixels (nHD) supporting 16 million colors with an aspect ratio or 16:9.

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is equipped with automatic orientation sensor (Accelerometer) for display rotation.

5800 comes with Stylus, plectrum and finger touch support for text input and user interface control. It has an alphanumeric keypad, full and mini qwerty keyboard and handwriting recognition.

XpressMusic has a dedicated Media Bar touch key for access to music, gallery, share on-line, Video Center and web browser. 5800 has physical keys for application launch key (menu key), send & end, power, camera, lock, volume up & down.


It provides Micro-USB connector, USB 2.0 High Speed, 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector, MicroSD card slot, small DC jack, Micro USB cable interface to PC (CA-101), TV out interface (CA-75U).

XpressMusic operates at WCDMA 900/2100 and GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900. The 5800 supports automatic switching between GSM bands.

Local Connection Features

Supports Bluetooth version 2.0 (A2DP & AVRCP), MTP (Mobile Transfer Protocol) support, TV out with Nokia Video Connectivity Cable (CA-75U, in-box) and support for PC synchronisation with Nokia OVI Suite

Supported Data Networks

CSD, HSCSD, GPRS/EDGE class B, multislot class 32, maximum speed 296/177 kbps (DL/UL), WCDMA 2100/900 with simultanous voice and packet data, maximum speed PS 384/384 kbps (UL/DL), CS maximum speed 64 kbps; HSDPA cat 6 (maximum speed 3.6 Mbps DL), WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g (3G version only) and TCP/IP support

Calling Features

  • Integrated hands-free speakerphone
  • Number screening for messaging and calls
  • Automatic answer with headset or car kit
  • Any key answer
  • Call waiting, call hold, call divert, Call timer
  • Logging of dialed, received and missed calls
  • Automatic redial, Speed dialing
  • Voice dialing: speaker independent dialing and voice command
  • Fixed dialing number support
  • Vibrating alert (internal), also with tactile feedback
  • Side volume keys
  • Mute/unmute
  • Contacts bar for 4 contacts with images and communication history (SMS, IM, email, web feeds)
  • Talking ring tones
  • Conference calling with up to 6 participants
  • Video calling: up to 3h, QCIF 176 x 144 pixels, low up to 5 fps, normal up to 10 fps, smooth up to 15 fps

Messaging Features

  • SMS
  • Multiple SMS deletion
  • MMS version 1.3, message size up to 600 kb
  • Automatic resizing of images for MMS
  • Nokia Xpress audio messaging
  • Common inbox for SMS and MMS messages
  • Number screening for messaging
  • Distribution lists for messaging
  • Instant messaging client
  • Cell broadcast

E-mail Features

  • Supported protocols: IMAP, POP, SMTP
  • Support for e-mail attachments
  • OMA e-mail notification support
  • Mail for Exchange 2008 in DL client, in 2009 embedded

Web browsing

  • Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML, WML
  • Supported protocols: HTTP, WAP, JavaScript
  • TCP/IP support
  • OSS browser
  • Nokia Mobile Search

GPS and Navigation

  • Integrated GPS for pedestrian and car navigation
  • Nokia Maps 2.0 Touch application


  • 3.2 megapixel camera (2048 x 1536 pixels)
  • Image formats: JPEG
  • Carl Zeiss optics
  • 3x digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Dual LED flash
  • Photo editor on device
  • Direct printing to compatible picture printers

Video Features

  • Main camera: Video recording at up to 640 x 480 pixels and up to 30 fps (TV high quality), up to 640 x 352 pixels and up to 30 fps (widescreen quality), up to 320 x 240 pixels and up to 30 fps/15 fps (email high/normal quality), up to 176 x 144 and up to 15 fps (sharing quality)
  • Up to 4x digital video zoom
  • Front camera for video calling
  • Video recording file formats: .mp4, .3gp
  • Audio recording formats: WAV (normal), AMR (MMS), AAC/MP4 (high quality)
  • Clip length (maximum): 1 h 30 min (high or normal quality). Dependable on available memory.
  • RealPlayer
  • Video playback file formats: MPEG4-SP playback 30fps VGA, MPEG4-AVC playback 30fps QVGA, WMV9 playback 30fps QVGA, MPEG4-SP playback 30 fps nHD
  • Video streaming: 3GPP and CIF
  • Landscape mode video playback
  • Video editor on device
  • Video Centre service supported: download and stream video content, WMV support, video feeds

Music and audio playback

  • Nokia Nseries digital music player: Playlists, 8-band graphical equalizer, selection by artist, composers, album and genre
  • album graphics display and audio visualisations
  • bass booster, stereo widening, loudness
  • Music playback file formats: .mp3, SpMidi, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
  • Dedicated volume keys & immediate access to Music Player from Media Bar, dedicated music keys in the headset control unit AD-54
  • Stereo FM radio
  • 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector
  • Music Player
  • Nokia Music Manager
  • Nokia Music Store support
  • Nokia Podcasting support
  • Ring tones: 3D stereo ring tones, 64-tone polyphonic, mp3 & video ring tones (3 videos and 9 mp3 songs built-in)
  • Integrated stereo speakers with surround sound (crystal clear hi-fi sound quality with dedicated audio chip)

Voice and audio recording

  • Voice commands
  • Speaker-independent name dialling (SIND)
  • Voice recorder
  • Digital stereo microphone

Personalization: profiles, themes, ring tones

  • Customizable profiles
  • Ring tones: 3D stereo ring tones, 64-tone polyphonic, mp3 & video ring tones
  • Themes
  • Software
  • Software platform and user interface
  • S60 5th edition
  • Symbian OS version 9.4
  • Active standby
  • Media Bar
  • Contacts bar

Personal information management (PIM)

  • Support for assigning images to contacts
  • Support for contact groups
  • Clock: analogue and digital, world clock
  • Alarm clock
  • Reminders
  • Calculator
  • Calendar with week and month view
  • Converter
  • Notes
  • To-do list

In-built Applications

  • Java TM MIDP 2.0
  • Flash Lite 3.0
  • Games: 3D Bounce and Global Race, DVD: Ulead VTB
  • Nokia Music Store
  • Nokia Maps
  • Map loader
  • PC Download
  • PC Photos
  • OVI Suite with Nokia Music Download
  • Share on OVI
  • Adding more applications: Over-the-air (OTA) downloads


  1. I’ve uncovered my Nokia 5800 XpressMusic cell to be the very best overall I have owned. Just desire it had a slide out qwerty keyboard! Anyway, it doesn’t so ample is ample. A bunch of persons whine regarding the camera, it does suck, but it’s not that crucial to me-I have a good Canon SD950 camera if I want pics. I’m definitely please with how customizable it is and all the points I can perform with it. Demands charging virtually day-to-day when employed a fair bit. Considering about debranding it. Rogers (Canada) keeps factors very locked down as well as the greatest fw I are actually able to upgrade to is v30 (anything like that can’t recall the exact variety in the moment). Sounds like v40 has some very good functions I’m missing out on.Properly, glad I found this forum, I hope to learn a lot more about what I can perform with my mobile phone.

  2. Nokia Press Release

    Nokia 5800 XpressMusic hits shelves in the United States
    February 27, 2009

    Nokia announced today that the highly anticipated Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is now available in the United States. The latest in Nokia’s XpressMusic range, the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic delivers an affordable music device with a touch screen interface to the mass market.

    The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic offers all the music essentials including a graphic equalizer, 8GB memory for up to 6000 tracks and support for all main digital music formats, and a 3.5mm jack. Built-in surround sound stereo speakers offer a powerful sound.

    “When it comes to music phones, people all over the world want a device that is a great music experience and still works really well as a mobile phone, without sacrificing features,” said Ian Laing, Vice President, North America Sales, Nokia. “The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic delivers on this and has clearly proven to be a device that consumers are clamoring for – selling more than one million worldwide since its introduction a few months ago.”

    Making the most of touch screen technology, the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic delivers easy and fast access to all music, video and photos through a one-touch ‘Media Bar’ drop down menu. The Media Bar also offers a direct link to the Web and to online sharing. Because the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic supports Flash content, individuals can surf even more of the web.

    The innovative ‘Contacts Bar’ lets people highlight four favorite contacts on their home-screen and, through a single touch, track a digital history of recent text messages, emails, phone logs, photos and blog updates.

    Among the highest screen resolution available on a mobile phone, the 3.2″ widescreen display brings photos, video clips and web content to life in vibrant color and true clarity. With a 16 by 9 aspect ratio and 30 frames-per-second playback and recording, the device is ideal for VGA quality video recording and playback. The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic also features a 3.2 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens. With a single touch, images or videos can be shared via a favorite online community, such as Ovi Share, Flickr, or Facebook.

    The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic offers a variety of input methods including a virtual alphanumeric keypad, a virtual computer-style QWERTY keyboard, a pen stylus — and for true music enthusiasts, you can even use a guitar pick.

    The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic will be available for approximately 399 USD before taxes and subsidies in the U.S. through Nokia Flagship stores in New York and Chicago, and independent retailers and e-tailers. For a limited time, the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic will also come with a 50 USD voucher for Amazon Video on Demand which allows you to download thousands of movies or TV titles as well as one month of free turn-by-turn voice guided navigation through Ovi Maps.

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