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Nokia 5100

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The first color-screen model in Nokia's "active" class of ruggedized phones. Primary features include Java downloadable applications, GPRS high-speed data, and MMS multimedia messaging. Can be used with optional camera for photo messaging. Unique features include built-in flashlight, calorie counter, stereo FM radio, sound meter, thermometer, and stopwatch.

This phone is not currently available from any major U.S. carrier. It is compatible with some U.S. networks, and may be available from third-party dealers or smaller, regional carriers.


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GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM (2G)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Weight 3.67 oz   (104 g)
Dimensions 4.27" x 1.95" x 0.87"   (108 x 50 x 22.1 mm)
Battery Talk: 3.5 hours max.   (210 minutes)
Standby: 225 hours max.   (9.4 days)
720 mAh LiIon, Removable
Display Type: LCD (Color)
Resolution: 128 x 128 pixels
Colors: 4096 (12-bit)
OS / Platform (proprietary)
Processor ?
Memory ?
Phone Book Capacity 300
SIM card size Traditional / Mini (2FF)
FCC ID LJPNPM-6 » (approved Nov 9, 2002)

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Group Features   Show all features
Adjustable Text Size -
Bluetooth -
Call Screening -
Camera -
Changeable Body Plates Xpress-on shells / water- and dust-resistant
Custom Graphics custom wallpaper / supports JPEG, GIF, animated GIF, OTA BMP, WBMP, PNG
Custom Ringtones Number of ringtones: 20
Data Tethering Yes
Email Client -
EMS / Picture Messaging Nokia Picture Messaging
External Antenna Jack -
External Display -
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight Yes
Flight Mode -
FM Radio Stereo: Yes
FM Transmitter -
Front-Facing Camera -
Games Sky Diver, Triple Pop, and Bounce Java games pre-loaded (removable)
GPS / Location -
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible -
High-Speed Data Technology: GPRS
Infrared (IR) Yes
Instant Messaging -
Java (J2ME) Version: MIDP 1.0
up to 64 kB per application / 725 kB total (shared with MMS, ringtones, and graphics)
Key Lock Switch -
Live TV -
Memory Card Slot -
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Yes
Music Player -
PC Sync Yes
PictBridge -
Picture ID -
Predictive Text Entry Technology: T9
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers -
Ringer ID -
Ringer Profiles Yes
Ruggedized Yes
Side Keys plus/minus key on left side
Speaker Phone Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Text Messaging (SMS) supports concatenated SMS and Mobile Chat
Text Messaging Templates Number of Templates: 10
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) -
TV Output -
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture -
Voice Dialing -
WAP / Web Browser WAP 1.2.1
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi -
Wireless Charging -


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