Considered as one of the smallest smart phones by Nokia,
5500 focuses on sports and is meant for people with an active lifestyle. With
dimensions of 107 x 45 x 18 mm and a volume of just 77cc, it can easily be called
a diminutive handset with a plethora of features. The phone can be seamlessly switched
into different modes (phone, music and sport) with the help of an instant swap
key and is incorporated with an accelerometer which enables pedometer
functionality for sports tracking.
Nokia 5500 is a tri-band GSM Symbian S60 smart phone with
features like Bluetooth, EDGE, infrared, 8 megabytes of internal memory with
microSD memory card slot, as well as a 2 megapixel camera. Additional features
like the FM radio and an LED torch further enhance the appeal of Nokia 5500.
This sporty handset is hard and rugged, sports a steel and
rubber battery cover, and as claimed by Nokia, is dust and water resistant. Meant
for the physically active users, the USP of Nokia 5500 is its speedometer or
step counter that comes with a 3D sensor to measure the distance you cover while
walking, running or rowing. Also, the optional voice commentary keeps you
updated on your calories burnt or distance traveled while you are exercising or
Its in-built music player is compatible with a range of
formats, including MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA and AMP. The integrated camera clicks
wonderful snaps during daylight, and in the evenings the night mode works just
fine. It even records videos with sound at 176x144 resolutions).
Everybodys expectation from a mobile phone varies. If you
want your mobile phone to be your sturdy companion on the jogging track or a
tool that aids in exercising, you shouldnt think twice before opting for the Nokia 5500.