A new addition to Nokia’s Classic range has now been given a confirmed release date, the Nokia 2730 is a budget entry into the Classic series but also offers some surprisingly good features like 3G and Java.
Focused on 3G connectivity the Nokia 2730 Classic offers a stylish candy-bar format design synonymous with the Nokia Classic range, it features fast internet browsing speeds with support for Ovi mail for email and preloaded Ovi applications.
The Nokia 2730 offers a 2.0 mega pixel camera with video support, Bluetooth, a 2-inch QVGA display, built-in music player and FM radio for music on the go and 2GB of onboard memory for storing your favourite tracks. Ovi Share also lets you share your files over the internet with friends.
It supports mark-up HTML, XHTML languages and comes with Opera Mini browser, instate of Nokia's own browser.
One of the big attractions of the new Nokia 2730 Classic is its huge battery life, with up to 17 days of standby time it can go far longer betwen charges than many of the feature laden top models, there’s also a massive 1000 contact phone book that even the busiest professional would struggle to fill.
General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G Network UMTS 900 / 2100 UMTS 850 / 1900 - American version Size Dimensions 109.6 x 46.9 x 14.4 mm, 65 cc Weight 87.7 g Display Type TFT, 256K colors Size 240 x 320 pixels, 2.0 inches - 5-way navigation key Sound Alert types Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3 ringtones Speakerphone Yes - 3.5 mm audio jack Memory Phonebook 1000 entries, Photocall Call records 20 dialed, 20 received, 20 missed calls Internal 30 MB Card slot microSD, up to 2GB Data GPRS Class 32 EDGE Class 32 3G Yes, 384 kbps WLAN No Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 with A2DP Infrared port No USB Yes, v2.0, microUSB Camera Primary 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels Video Yes, 176x144@10fps Secondary No Features Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, Email Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Games 4 + Downloadable Colors Black or Dark Magenta GPS No Java Yes, MIDP 2.1 - MP4/H.263 player
- MP3/WAV/WMV/eAAC+ player
- Flash Lite 3.0
- Voice memo/dial
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1020 (BL-5C) Stand-by Up to 396 h (2G) / Up to 408 h (3G) Talk time Up to 7 h 20 min (2G) / Up to 3 h 30 min (3G) Music play Up to 12 h
Priced at Rs. 4500/- to 5000/- it's about Rs. 2000 more that the non-3G version but is nevertheless the cheapest and feature rich 3G phone available.