T-Mobile 5230 Nuron
Top-notch, free turn-by-turn navigation, Excellent call quality and signal sensitivity.
Topnotch, free turnbyturn navigation, Excellent call quality and signal sensitivity.
Excellent battery life, Great call quality, Responsive resistive touchscreen, FM radio
Nokia Messaging with support for 10 email accounts and desktop-like features, free sat-nav with Ovi Maps, two-megapixel camera is better than you’d expect, low price for decent feature set...
Good looks, great call audio, sweet video recording
Affordable touch screen Nokia with excellent voice and reception.
Free Ovi Maps GPS navigation. Very inexpensive for a true smartphone. Sharp camera. Excellent video recorder.
Simple & swift interface, Responsive resistive touchscreen, Great video recording quality, Good calling quality, Strong battery life, Flash Lite 3.0 Support
The Nokia 5230 Nuron has free maps and voice-guide navigation via Ovi Maps, 3G, and excellent call quality, all at an affordable price. It's also the first Nokia smartphone with a U.S. carrier to offer access to the Ovi Store.
No built-in Wi-Fi, Balky touchscreen
No builtin WiFi, Balky touchscreen
Web browser feels cramped, No integrated Wi-Fi, Lacks multitouch support, Mediocre touchscreen keyboard
Sluggish on-screen keyboard with no auto-correct system, paucity of decent apps on Ovi Store, fiddly side-loading SIM slotLook and Feel...
Inconsistent UI, poor 3G reception
S60 5th Edition still not quite optimized for touch.
Typing is tough on the resistive screen. OS sluggish and buggy in spots. No Wi-Fi.
Below average 2megapixel camera, Cheap feeling plastic, Poor video playback capabilities
The Nuron lacks Wi-Fi and a document viewer. Its user interface is clunky and confusing, and we wish it had a capacitive touch screen. No flash for the camera.
By Macworld on June 05, 2010
It’s handy to have a phone that plays music, can find a restaurant review, and direct you to your hotel in a strange city. But not everyone wants (or can afford) to spend $200 on a cell phone that has all the trimmings. For them, a good option is...60
By PCWorld on May 17, 2010
The Nokia Nuron is a low-cost smartphone with valuable navigation and mapping abilities....60
By TechRadar on April 16, 2010
One of the great truths about smartphones is that you should always match a phone to your actual needs. The Nokia 5230, despite falling short of expectations, is an intelligent device that offers a wealth of unique features. Whether these features...70
By LaptopMag on April 13, 2010
This touchscreen smart phone delivers the basics for an affordable price, including free GPS...60
By PhoneDog on April 13, 2010
The Nokia Nuron 5230 is a fantastic device for newcomers to the smartphone market. Sure, it's not the device for a power-hungry smartphone aficionado, but Mom could find a lot to like in this device. With stellar battery life and a plethora of PIM...-
By Phone Scoop on March 30, 2010
Review: Nokia 5230 Nuron Form Basics Extras Wrap-up Discuss The Nuron is one of less than a dozen S60 handsets officially available from network operators in the U.S. It is definitely a lower-end device, and doesn't offer all that the 5800...-
By Mobile Choice on March 29, 2010
A reasonable go at the smartphone lite type of handset, with higher-end features in Nokia Messaging and Maps....60
By MobileBurn on March 22, 2010
I really like the design of the Nokia 5230 Nuron that T-Mobile offers. It is a nice looking phone with a nice display and great call audio quality. The lack of good 3G reception worries me greatly since there is no Wi-Fi support, and the constant...75
By MobileTechReview on March 22, 2010
The Nokia Nuron is a pleasant entry level touch screen smartphone. The touch screen and UI aren't up to Android's level but the phone is easy to learn and use, and it's more pocketable than most smartphones. There's social networking for...60
By PC Mag on March 22, 2010
Despite issues with the Symbian OS and Ovi Store, the Nokia 5230 Nuron is a solid value for T-Mobile subscribers looking for smartphone power on the...70