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Nokia 5630 XpressMusic

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the connectivity and portability are generally positive. The sound and design also get good reviews, but some have doubts about the GPS navigation and features. Opinions about the camera and battery are mixed.

responsiveness, usability, design, sound, portability

screen, value for money, features, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 5630 XpressMusic is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 111 reviews)

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Nokia 5630 XpressMusic review: A sharp note


The XpressMusic family has walked a long way – and shed a great deal of weight – since the 5700. The music-centric Finns have always felt at home on Symbian ground though, and the Nokia 5630 is the next step for...

XpressMusic is not the Nokia 5630's only virtue. The subdued exterior reveals little of the talent that lays beneath. Along with the music perks go Wi-Fi, a 3-megapixel snapper, N-Gage support, and S60 FP2 to open the door to a whole world of extra apps

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Nokia 5630 XpressMusic Review


Powerful, smart, compact, delivering great connectivity options… these are the major features defining the Nokia´s 5630 XpressMusic smart phone…

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Nokia 5630 XpressMusic


This is a Symbian S60 smartphone, which means that the 5630 XpressMusic has a fair degree of flexibility when it comes to software. There are lots of tools for sharing files, accessing mail and the latest version of S60 allows for a personalised...


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Nokia 5630 XpressMusic Review


"With music features galore, a 3.2-megapixel camera and HSDPA connections, the Nokia 5630 looks to be a good all-rounder."

Other features of the Nokia 5630 XpressMusic include a 3.2-megapixel camera with dual LED flash, digital zoom, and autofocus, as well as a 2.2-inch screen and HSDPA and Wi-Fi for fast internet access.

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Nokia 5630 XpressMusic


On opening the now familiar reduced packaging (it's good for the environment), my first thought on seeing the Nokia 5630 music smartphone was both simple and something I suspect the Finnish designers will be very happy to hear. That thought? "Where's...

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Nokia 5630 XpressMusic


It's hard to fault a phone that “Comes With Music” and in the Nokia 5630's case it's barely necessary. With a powerful processor, solid OS and user-friendly user interface it comes with a whole lot more than music.

Nokia’s “Comes With Music” is such a ridiculously good offer that it is difficult to pay much attention to the hardware that comes with the package. The 5630 stands out as a smartphone however. It looks plain, has a gimmick free interface and could...

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Nokia 5630 XpressMusic


That was the moment when the 5630 XpressMusic caught my attention and I got curious as to why it didn't appeal to local distributors. The answers I got from different people weren't much different, as all of them were along the lines of: œIt's an okay...

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Nokia launches 5630 XpressMusic


Features include ‘say and play' (where you can use the speech recognition service to select a song), a bundled 4GB memory card for up to 3,000 songs (but pop in a 16GB card and that jumps to a whopping 12,000 – if you don't mind a fair degree of...

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simple yet effective


A very simple and easy to use mobile, this Nokia has all the goodies and you can add what you want but with out a fussy touch screen and too much technical stuff. Good control settings. All around great mobile for those who want a nice easy to use ...

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very user-friendly and easy to operate


As one could expect from Nokia phones, this model has everything you need. Not only it is very user-friendly and easy to operate, but it is also a robust and reliable phone which can play music and games for hours.In addition to its versatility, ...

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:640 x 480 (VGA)


Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer

Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:16 Mio
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Symbian
Operator:Sim Free
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes
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