The Nokia 5130 Xpress Music Smartphone User Guide

Xpress Music phones. It started in 2006 with the 5300 and followed up two years later with the 5310 and 5610. Now the carrier offers a budget alternative, the Nokia 5130. Simple in both form and function, the 5130 is the lowest-end of all Xpress Music phones we've reviewed.

The 5130 Xpress Music somewhat resembles the earlier 5310. It also sports a slim candy bar design, though it's bit larger (4.23 inches by 1.83 inches by 0.58 inch; 3.10 ounces) and it features a glossier skin with a dotted pattern over its speaker on the rear side. The handset comes in two color schemes--aqua/silver and red/black. We tested the former, but the features are the same on both models. The 5130 has a comfortable feeling in the hand, and it travels well.



The 5130 offers neither a flash nor a self-portrait mirror. On the left spine are the dedicated music controls, which you can use to activate the player and scan through your songs. On the right spine you'll find the large, accessible volume rocker and the microSD card slot. We were glad see a 3.5 millimeter headset jack on the top of the 5130. Next to it are the proprietary charger connection and the Micro-USB port.

The 5130 offers the standard Nokia Xpress Music player. The interface is simple, but the controls are simple and intuitive, and the player supports album art. Features include an equalizer, shuffle and repeats modes, playlists, stereo widening, and an airplane mode for listening to tunes while you fly. The player supports a variety of file types, and you can use tracks as ringtones.

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