Nokia just announced the Nokia 5730 as their latest XpressMusic device, it will ”Come With Music” and will be available from the third quarter of the present year for aprox. 280 EUR before taxes. The Nokia 5730 is a very interesting device, it includes tri-band 3G, GPS, a 3.2 Megapixel With AF and Carl-Zeiss Lens and a 2.4” screen. The Nokia 5730 also offers a unique sliding qwerty keyboard and is similar to the Nokia E75 in almost every way, they have the same screen size, and other specifications like the camera and GPS are the same. The Nokia 5730 is aimed at people that are music fanatics and want to have their full music library in their pockets at all times with the Nokia 5730. It will also support N-Gage and has dedicated gaming keys to make N-Gage a more comfortable experience.
It is definitively a very interesting device, with an amazing form factor and impressive specifications. It is interesting how Nokia can brand the same model and aim it to a different sector in the market by just doing that, the E75 is aimed at business people and has the exact same specifications as the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic which is aimed mostly at young people that like to text and hear music.
Nokia 5730 XpressMusic
The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is Nokia’s first music-optimized device to offer a full QWERTY keyboard – ideal for quick messaging. The heart of this music device is the Homescreen for XpressMusic, providing access and dynamic information on music, people, games, email and calendar.The Homescreen features an improved contacts bar with up to 20 friends and family members and provides direct access to music, N-Gage and other applications, like Facebook, Photos, Ovi Contacts, Maps, messaging and more. With Ovi Contacts, people see which friends are online, chat and even view what music they are listening to.
The Music shortcut offers a quick access to the music stored on the device as well as to the Nokia Music Store where they can find for information on artists, music and over-the-air downloads, directly on the device.
With the dedicated gaming keys the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is a true N-Gage gadget. Direct access to the N-Gage Arena community and the preloaded N-Gage games invite to connect and compete and check high scores with online friends.
Nokia also launched the Nokia Mobile Holder CR-110 to keep the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic firmly in place.
The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is expected to begin shipping in the third quarter of 2009 for an estimated retail price of 280 EUR before subsidies and taxes.