Nokia 5230 Nuron
Tried to update but nothing yet.
nuron and 4G
1.will this model actualy work on 4G ?
2. will the "3G" indicator change to 4G,H or something else?
ringtone assigned in contacts?
I'd like a count-down timer & stop watch but they don't seem to be part of the phone. Guess I'll just download an app.
I have read on a forum for the phone on the T-Mobile site that ringtones can be assigned to individual contacts, but I don't see an option for that.
I've had the phone about a week & like it - just need to learn to use it.
questions & info.
I'm behind the learning curve.
Current questions: can I calibrate the screen for the touch typing? Can I assign individual ringtones to contacts - can I record or download those ringtones?
I like the cheap data plan, the phone seems to navigate the web (though a bit small & clumsy) & have a decent GPS.
I also like (so far) T-Mobile's on-line website, much easier entering contacts there then on the phone (yeah, did...
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T-mo vs ATT Data Plan
T-Mobile for whatever reason is not requiring the smartphone rates for data on this device.
I am considering the Nokia 5230 directly from Nokia which as ATT 3G frequencies.
It's a mixed bag...
Using the phone's resistive touchscreen without a stylus wasn't bad at all. Ovi maps was really fun to play with, and the browsing and downloading speed was decent (3.6 Mbps in theory). I find that S60 5th Edition, although nearly dead as an OS, is quite functional, and was very intuitive for ...
5230 Plain and Nuron
The Nuron has AWS band 3G. The 5230 has 850/1900 MHz WCDMA for 3G.
The Nuron has T-Mobile US 3G capability. The 5230 without the Nuron designation works on other 3G networks such as AT&T.
The 850/1900 version is available on the nokiausa.com web site. The Nuron, as of this moment, is not.
It's About Time!
Compared to the 5800 this has less user memory, less camera, no flash, no on-board stylus. T-Mobile makes a significant step forward with the device but it could have been so much better with an AWS capable 5800 XpressMusic.