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Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition

alaTest has collected and analyzed 797 reviews of Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the usability and price are overall positive. The GPS navigation and performance also get good reviews, but some have doubts about the reliability.

size, performance, GPS navigation, price, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition


alaTest has collected and analyzed 226 user reviews of Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on People really like the camera and usability. The performance and price are also appreciated, whereas reviews are divided on the reception. Some have doubts about the reliability.

GPS navigation, price, performance, usability, camera


84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Expert review by : Bonnie Cha (

Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition (Unlocked) review


Editors' note: For this review, we will focus on the GPS functionality of the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition in the Features section, since this the main differentiator between it and the XpressMusic version of the 5800. To learn more about the other...

The Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition offers voice-guided navigation with text-to-speech functionality, 3D landmarks, and premium content, all for free. Ovi Maps provides accurate directions and doesn't require a data connection. The handset also offers...

Route recalculations are slow and positioning was frequently off by at least half a block. User interface is a bit confusing at first.

As one of the more affordably priced handsets from the company, the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition is a good value, offering road warriors a midlevel device with decent navigation skills and the freedom of an unlocked phone.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Jamie Lendino (

Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition (Unlocked)


The Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition is a powerful Symbian smartphone and a competent navigator, but several major features are missing.

Loud, clear voice prompts. Sharp graphics. Accurate navigation. Fast performance. Low price for an unlocked device of this caliber.

No text-to-speech, or lane assist. Touch interface is sluggish and difficult.

Call Quality, Camera, and Conclusions Otherwise, the 5800 is a competent but flawed unlocked Symbian Series 60 smartphone. A brief recap: the 5800 is a slim, thick, lightweight slab. It measures 4.4 by 2.0 by 0.6 inches (HWD) and weighs 3.8 ounces. The...

Dec, 2009

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Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition


In the meantime, Nokia have given us the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition which (as you might guess) is a tweak of the popular 5800 XpressMusic but with added navigation options. In this case, Nokia have given a lifetime subscription to their "DRIVE" and...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Marianne Schultz (

Nokia 5800 Cell Phone Review - Manufacturer - Reviews - - Cell Phone Reviews and Wireless Plan Ratings


The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is the first touchscreen phone made by Nokia and it was an exciting moment indeed when we first heard about it. As a quad-band GSM device with 3G connectivity on AT&T's network in the U.S., as well as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0...

May, 2009

Expert review by : Arnold Aranez (

Mr.Gadget Nokia 5800 Express Car Mount (Standard) Review


Want to view what's happening on your phone while you drive? Do it the safe way by getting this Mr.G...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Mark Guim (

Nokia 5800 Review of Camera – Not That Good


I've taken several photos with the Nokia 5800 and it makes me miss my N85 and especially the Nokia N82. The photos from the Nokia 5800 are noticeably worse. Take a look at sample photos I took this past weekend.

For a 3 megapixel Carl-Zeiss camera with dual-LED’s flash, I was hoping to see better pictures from the Nokia 5800. It did not meet my expectations, but maybe I expected too much. What do you think? Does it meet your expectations?

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Clinton Jeff (

Nokia 5800 Sells Out on Launch in Thailand


The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic launched in Thailand over the weekend. After having over a million shipped, and breaking sales records in India and a couple other...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : yuga (

Nokia 5800


I ran the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic to a lot of stress test to dig beyond the touchscreen hype and found some surprisingly great features as well as shortcomings. Let me share with you why I thought the Nokia 5800 falls short of expectations but will...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Shubham Gupta (

Nokia Express Music 5800 : Rated better than iPhone


Nokia has unveiled its express music phone Nokia 5800 recently in India. With the launch of this music phone, the company has also announced the launch of Nokia music store to its users in India.

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Rich Brome & Eric M. Zeman (

Nokia 5800 with S60 Touch Hands-On


Hands-on with the new Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, featuring the new S60 Touch interface with finger-touch navigation.

Oct, 2008
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