Latest Mobile Review

Friday, April 4, 2008

Nokia 3530 Review

This model is almost a full analog of Nokia 3510i, differs only in supporting Asian languages and another panels (graphic, standard and other), the device will be represented only in the Asian region

Class: youth, middle
Position in the line: above 3510
Rival phones: SonyEricsson T300


General features
Made in Finland
Announced in September 2002, in the market since the 4 quarter of 2002, only for Asia
Battery type 950 mAh Li-Ion(BLC-2), also a BLC-1 battery can be provided
Talk time from 2,5 hours to 4,5 hours, standby time up to 270 hours, time for charging - ACP-8/ 2,5 hours or ACP-7/ 4 hours 45 minutes
Graphic display. Font size can be changed dynamically. Up to 4 text lines, sows up to 4096 colors, has the resolution of 96 x 65 pixels
Animated screen savers and also digital and analogous clock
4 standard colors
Xpress-on™ changeable panels
Weight: 106 g
Dimensions: 118 x 49.6 x 17.1 mm

Phone book memory for 500 names, it's possible to set 3 numbers and one text field for a name. Memory is shared dynamically, that means if you have less than 500 names you can save up to 5 numbers and 4 text fields for a name. Users' groups.
Memory for 150 SMS and 50 graphic messages (also dynamical, the amount of SMSs can be changed depending on the amount of graphic messages)
Calendar memory 100 - 500 notes, depends on their length
Call register of 10 dialed, 10 received, and 10 missed calls

Call management, ringing tones
Vibrating alert
Polyphonic meolodies
34 ringing tones and melodies, 15 from them are polyphonic. There is a mixed signal mode - first vibrating then a melody. Allows to load up to 15 extra polyphonic melodies (middle-sized) or more of monophonic ones
Allows to use any ringing tone or melody as an SMS alert
Voice dialing for 10 numbers
Speed dialing for 8 numbers
Auto redial (up to 10 attempts)
Automatic and manual network selection

Predictive text input ?9
Concatenated messages, up to 761 characters
Smiles and emotion icons
Receives and sends graphic messages, there are 7 already set pitures (that can be changed) and a place for one more
SMS Chat
MMS(receives and sends)

WAP 1.2.1, WAP Push
GPRS (3+1)

Organizer and extras
Wall paper, headband (analogous clock)
User's profiles can be set or loaded and set for a time period (according to a timer)
Time, date
Calculator and currency converter
Stopwatch, countdown timer
Organizer supports different types of events
Games - only Java games


The most obvious feature of the 3530 is the addition of a colour screen. With the high resolution screen reaching 4096 colours it presents a clear display that is a great size for game playing. This is combined with java ability and the option to download more games via wap 2. Nokia 3530 also supports GPRS and wap 1.2.1 making enhanced web browsing one of its key features.