Nokia 5250 now official: Ovi Music Unlimited, €115, Q4

That little Nokia 5250 that kept showing up in unofficial photos has just been announced by Nokia as a “music-centric device aimed anyone seeking a modern, multipurpose mobile.”

Coming in various color versions, Nokia 5250 features a music player on the home screen, 3.5mm headset jack, FM radio, and a free copy of Guitar Hero 5 Mobile. In select markets, the 5250 will include Ovi Music Unlimited, allowing you to download as many songs as you want (for a limited period of time).

Based on Symbian^1, the 5250 comes with a 2.8 inch, 640 x 360 pixels touchscreen display, GPRS/EDGE connectivity, social networking integration, 2MP camera, 51MB of internal memory, and MicroSD card support (up to 16GB).

There’s no 3G, no Wi-Fi, and GPS also seems to be missing (which means there’s no free navigation). On the bright side, it’s said that battery life is “excellent”: up to 7 hours of talk time, up to 24 hours of music playback, or up to 18 days of stand-by time.

Nokia expects to launch the 5250 in the fourth quarter of the year. The handset will be cheap (although not as cheap as we initially thought): €115 before taxes and subsidies. Will you buy it?

Via Nokia Conversation

Author: Florin

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  • Robbyn Carchi

    This is going to be a top seller here in India if the price is right. Now just release a non-camera version of the same and this would become a hot property with the BPO industry crowd. montykas

  • Anonymous

    Well, this one would be even more great if it has a front-facing camera. 5250 Phone Early Impressions