Friday, 23 July 2010

The Nokia 7230 is an effective slider phone

The Nokia 7230 was released in February 2010 and is a slider phone that offers affordable functionality within an aesthetically pleasing casing. The handset is compact in every way, measuring only 98 mm x 48 mm wide whilst being 14 mm thick.
It is also a lightweight unit being only 100 g in weight.

The handset comes with a variety of entertainment options, including an MP4/MP3 media player, stereo FM radio and several games. The games provided within the handset include Snake III, Rally start as well as Sudoku II. The option also exists to download additional games. The handset provides several web based features including Flickr and Ovi upload whilst also providing the benefits of Nokia maps, Nokia live tools as well as flash lite 3.0.

The Nokia 7230 has a 2.4 inch TFT display screen that offers excellent colour reproduction due to the 256,000 colours the screen is able to display. The screen has a pixel resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The handset provides the opportunity to
utilise ring or vibration alert options in addition to the option of making use of existing downloaded MP3 files as further ringtones. The handset offers a snapshot style 3.15 mega pixel camera that also doubles up as a video capture device, with the
ability to record video at QCIF quality and at 8 frames per second.

The handset combines a variety of connectivity options including class 32 versions of GPRS and EDGE in addition to micro-USB and blue tooth connections. The unit also provides 3G connectivity. The handset has 45 MB of internal memory as well as a 2 GB SD card. The integrated microSD card slot can also be utilised to expand the existing memory capacity up to 16 GB.

The 7230 Nokia is an impressive handset which offers slider phone styling with an impressive level of technology. The unit also provides SMS, MMS, e-mail and instant messaging capabilities whilst also providing a WAP 2.0 browser. All in all it is a competitively priced handset with sufficient functions and features to make it a viable option for many.

Author: Chris Pike

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