Nokia 5250 Officially Launched on Ovi Store. Nokia set rumours flying a couple of weeks ago when pictures of an as-yet unreleased device were inadvertently uploaded to the Ovi Store. Well, now it’s officially launched – the Nokia 5250 is a touchscreen, music-centric device aimed anyone seeking a modern, multipurpose mobile that also offers great value for money.
The device comes with a music player on the home screen and tracks can be downloaded from Ovi Music or your own collection. There’s 51MB of memory on board, but audiophiles can expand this to up to 16GB with a microSD memory card – enough space for 4000 songs. The device also offers an FM radio.
The 5250 runs the Symbian operating system and offers GSM/EDGE communications over four bands and GPRS for data. It has a 2.8-inch TFT screen with a 16:9 apect ratio and a resolution of 640 x 360 pixels. On the back, there’s a 2-megapixel camera, with Ovi Share installed to let you upload your snaps to the Web. Eminently pocketable, the device measures 104mm x 49mm x 14mm.
Before taxes and operator subsidies, the Nokia 5250 will cost just €115 and is expected to ship in the fourth quarter.