Nokia announces 5630 XpressMusic device with 600MHz processor

Summary:Nokia launched its touch screen UI and S60 5th Edition softare on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic device and this caught me a bit off guard as I was expecting touch on a Nseries device. Today they again used the XpressMusic line of devices to announce another first for Nokia. The 5630 XM runs on a 600MHz ARM 11 processor. The device is fairly feature packed and will retail in the second quarter of this year for only 199 Euros.

Nokia launched its touch screen UI and S60 5th Edition softare on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic device and this caught me a bit off guard as I was expecting touch on a Nseries device. Today they again used the XpressMusic line of devices to announce another first for Nokia. The 5630 XM runs on a 600MHz ARM 11 processor. The device is fairly feature packed and will retail in the second quarter of this year for only 199 Euros.

Specifications of the Nokia 5630 XM include:

  • S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2 operating system
  • 2.2 inch 240x320 pixel resolution display
  • Quad-band GSM with HSDPA and HSUPA support
  • Integrated 802.11 b/g WiFi
  • Integrated Bluetooth with A2DP support
  • 3.2 megapixel camera with dual LED flash
  • FM radio
  • microSD card slot with 4GB card in the box
  • 60MB RAM and 256MB flash ROM
  • USB charging
  • BL-4CT 860 mAh battery

One of the main focuses of the device is the support for the N-Gage gaming features. There is no mention of a version that supports US 3G wireless data networks, but it may be too early to say for sure if it is coming or not.

Topics: Nokia, ARM, Hardware, Processors

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