T-Mobile 5230 Nuron

  • T-Mobile 5230 Nuron
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  • 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


  • No built-in Wi-Fi, Balky touchscreen
  • No builtin WiFi, Balky touchscreen

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macworld on 60

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...

By PCWorld on 60

The Nokia Nuron is a low-cost smartphone with valuable navigation and mapping abilities....

By TechRadar on 70

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...

By LaptopMag on 60

This touchscreen smart phone delivers the basics for an affordable price, including free GPS...

By PhoneDog on

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

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 60

A reasonable go at the smartphone lite type of handset, with higher-end features in Nokia Messaging and Maps....

By MobileBurn on 75

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...

By MobileTechReview on 60

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...

By PC Mag on 70

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...

By Phone Arena on 72

Struggling to get a foothold in the US smartphone market, Nokia has finally brought a carrier branded S60 5th Edition phone with the Nuron. It's definitely the right direction that the veteran phone maker needs to tackle, but the Nuron only skims...

By Engadget on

In 1965, a man by the name of Ralph Nader published a book entitled Unsafe at Any Speed, an expos of the American auto industry that detailed extreme safety shortcomings of cars manufactured at the time. What the heck does that have to do with the...

By cnet on 73

The Nokia 5230 Nuron for T-Mobile isn't the most advanced or fastest smartphone on the market, but budget-conscious customers will find an incredible deal in the Nuron. Read full review Check coverage in your...