Nokia 5800 passed FCC

By: T-Marco October 13th, 2008

Also, today FCC passed the new Nokia Xpress Music 5800. The bad news is,for now, there is only one version of this phone. A quadband GSM/EDGE and dual Band 3G (900 and 2100) for Europe and Australia. We are expecting a North American version soon. Come on!! Nokia, give us our own version, and if you can, a T-Mobile Version.!!



  • Form: Classic with full touch user interface
  • Dimensions: 4.37 x 2.04 x 0.61 in
  • Weight: 3.84 oz
  • Touch user interface optimized for one-hand use with tactile feedback

Display and 3D

  • Main display
    - Size: 3.2″
    - Resolution: 640 x 360 pixels (nHD)
    - Up to 16 million colors
    - aspect ratio 16:9
    - automatic orientation sensor (Accelerometer) for display rotation
  • 3D image engine

Keys and input method

  • Stylus, plectrum and finger touch support for text input and user interface control (alphanumeric keypad, full and mini qwerty keyboard, handwriting recognition
  • Dedicated Media Bar touch key for access to music, gallery, share on-line, Video Center and web browser
  • Voice commands
  • Physical keys for application launch key (menu key), send & end, power, camera, lock, volume up & down

Colors and covers

  • Available in-box colors:
    - Black
    Available colors may vary by country.


  • Micro-USB connector, USB 2.0 High Speed
  • 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector
  • MicroSD card slot, small DC jack, Micro USB cable interface to PC (CA-101), TV out interface (CA-75U)


  • BL-5J 1320 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time (maximum):
    - GSM up to 8.8 hr
    - WCDMA up to 5 hr
  • Standby time (maximum):
    - GSM up to 16.75 days
    - WCDMA up to 16.7 days
  • Browsing time with packet data (maximum): up to 3.4 hr
  • Video playback time (maximum): up to 5.2 hr, Video playback time (maximum, nHD/Mpeg4)up to 3.4 hr, VGA video playback using TV-Out with Stereo BT Headset up to 3.8 hr
  • Video recording time (maximum): up to 3.6 hr
  • Video call time (maximum):up to 3 hr
  • Music playback time (maximum): up to 1.5 days
  • Gaming time (maximum): up to 5.6 hr
  • Battery times are estimates only and depend on network configuration, signal strength, features used, battery age and condition, charging practices, temperatures to which battery is exposed, whether use is in digital mode (or analog mode, if any), and many other factors. The amount of time a phone is used for calls will affect its standby time. Likewise, the amount of time that the phone is turned on and in standby mode will affect its talk time.


  • MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, max. 16 GB
  • 81 MB internal memory
  • 8GB microSD memory card in-box
Operating frequency

  • WCDMA 900/2100 MHz
  • GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Automatic switching between GSM bands
  • Flight mode

Data network

  • CSD
  • GPRS/EDGE class B, multislot class 32, maximum speed 296/177 kbps (DL/UL)
  • WCDMA 2100/900 MHz with simultaneous voice and packet data, maximum speed PS 384/384 kbps (UL/DL), CS maximum speed 64 kbps
  • HSDPA cat 6, maximum speed 3.6 Mbps (DL)
  • WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g (3G version only)
  • TCP/IP support
  • Requires data service. Data services may not be available in all networks. Data transmission speeds may be as high as 3.6 Mbps, but may vary based upon network capabilities and other conditions. The establishment and continuation of a data connection depends on network availability, provider support and signal strength.

Local connectivity and synchronization

  • Bluetooth version 2.0*
    - Bluetooth profiles: A2DP & AVRCP
  • MTP (Mobile Transfer Protocol) support
  • TV out with Nokia Video Connectivity Cable (CA-75U, in-box)
  • Support for PC synchronization with Nokia PC suite

*Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

Call features

  • Integrated hands-free speakerphone
  • Number screening for messaging and calls
  • Automatic answer with headset or car kit
  • Any key answer
  • Call waiting, call hold, call divert
  • Call timer
  • Logging of dialed, received and missed calls
  • Automatic redial
  • Speed dialing
  • Voice dialing: speaker independent dialing and voice commands (SIND)
  • Fixed dialing number support
  • Vibrating alert (internal), also with tactile feedback
  • Side volume keys
  • Mute/unmute
  • Contacts bar for 4 contacts with images and communication history (SMS, IM, email, web feeds)
  • Talking ring tones
  • Conference calling with up to 6 participants
    (when supported by service provider)


  • SMS
  • Multiple SMS deletion
  • MMS version 1.3, message size up to 600 kb
  • Automatic resizing of images for MMS
  • Nokia Xpress audio messagingM
    (requires a service plan including data services)
  • Common inbox for SMS and MMS messages
  • Number screening for messaging
  • Distribution lists for messaging
  • Instant messaging client
  • Cell broadcast
    Only devices that offer compatible multimedia message or e-mail features can receive and display multimedia messages. Content appearance may vary. Some images and ring tones can not be forwarded.


  • Supported protocols: IMAP, POP, SMTP
  • Support for e-mail attachments
  • OMA e-mail notification support
  • Mail for Exchange 2008 in DL client, in 2009 embedded
    Requires a service plan including data services

Web browsing

  • Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML, WML
  • Supported protocols: HTTP, WAP, JavaScript
  • TCP/IP support
  • OSS browser
  • Nokia Mobile Search
    Requires a service plan including data services

GPS and navigation

  • Integrated GPS for pedestrian and car navigation
  • Nokia Maps 2.0 Touch application
    The availability and accuracy of GPS location services are dependent on wireless networks, satellite systems. It may not function in all areas or at all times. You should never rely solely on GPS products for essential communications like emergencies. May require a service plan including data services.

  • 3.2 megapixel camera (2048 x 1536 pixels)
  • Image formats: JPEG
  • Carl Zeiss optics
  • 3x digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Dual LED flash
  • Flash modes: On, off, automatic, red-eye reduction
  • White balance modes: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
  • Centre weighted auto exposure; exposure compensation: +2 ~ -2EV at 0.5 step
  • Normal, Sepia, Black&White, Vivid, Negative
  • Dedicated camera key
  • Landscape (horizontal) orientation
  • Photo editor on device
  • Direct printing to compatible picture printers


  • Main camera
    Video recording at up to 640 x 480 pixels and up to 30 fps (TV high quality), up to 640 x 352 pixels and up to 30 fps (widescreen quality), up to 320 x 240 pixels and up to 30 fps/15 fps (email high/normal quality), up to 176 x 144 and up to 15 fps (sharing quality)
    - Up to 4x digital video zoom
  • Video recording file formats: .mp4, .3gp
  • Audio recording formats: WAV (normal), AMR (MMS), AAC/MP4 (high quality)
  • Video white balance modes: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
  • Scene modes: automatic, night
  • Color tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
  • Clip length (maximum): up to 1 hr 30 min (high or normal quality). Dependable on available memory.
  • RealPlayer
  • Video playback file formats: MPEG4-SP playback 30fps VGA, MPEG4-AVC playback 30fps QVGA, WMV9 playback 30fps QVGA, MPEG4-SP playback 30 fps nHD
  • Video streaming: 3GPP and CIF
  • Landscape mode video playback
  • Video editor on device
  • Video Center service supported: download and stream video content, WMV support, video feeds

Music and audio playback

  • Nokia Nseries digital music player
    - Playlists
    - 8-band graphic equalizer
    - selection by artist, composers, album and genre
    album graphics display and audio visualizations
    bass booster, stereo widening, loudness
  • Music playback file formats: .mp3, SpMidi, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
  • Dedicated volume keys & immediate access to Music Player from Media Bar, dedicated music keys in the headset control unit AD-54
  • Stereo FM radio (requires wired headset to be attached)
  • 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector
  • Music Player
  • Nokia Music Manager
  • Ring tones: 3D stereo ring tones, 64-tone polyphonic, mp3 & video ring tones (3 videos and 9 mp3 songs built-in)
  • Integrated stereo speakers with surround sound (crystal clear hi-fi sound quality with dedicated audio chip)

Voice and audio recording

  • Voice commands
  • Speaker-independent name dialing (SIND)
  • Voice recorder
  • Digital stereo microphone

Personalization: profiles, themes, ring tones

  • Customizable profiles
  • Ring tones: 3D stereo ring tones, 64-tone polyphonic, mp3 & video ring tones
  • Themes

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  1. veronica rucker on April 13th, 2009 9:08 pm

    i want this phone to be better all the other phones at t-mobile.

  2. Jan on May 12th, 2009 8:16 pm

    Hey I just got mine but need help setting up the WiFi Hotspot service – I guess T-Mobile is not up to speed yet with this phone. Managed to transfer my Contracts from my Nokia 6086 with a dead display cable – talk about tricky not being able to see what was going on – PC Suite sync to Outlook Express and on to the 5800!! WOO WOO! ANyone know anything?? T-Mobile support chat for 30 minutes yields nothing listed.

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