Nokia 5310: Design
The Nokia 5310 is not your average smartphone, as this is a revamped version of the classic music-phone 5310. This phone comes with a classic design with a plastic unibody design along with built-in music controls buttons located on the right side of the display.
The Nokia 5310 features a 2.4-inch display with a QVGA display offering a resolution of 240 x 320p. The display is protected by a 2.5D curved tempered glass, giving this mobile a premium look and does not look like a typical feature phone.
Nokia 5310: Hardware Performance
The Nokia 5310 feature phone is powered by the MediaTek MT6260T processor with 8MB of RAM and 16MB of internal storage. There is also a dedicated microSD card slot for additional storage expansion of up to 32GB. The device also has dual SIM card slots with 2G network support.
As this is a 2G phone, you won't be able to use a Jio SIM card with this device. You have to go with a network like Airtel, Vodafone Idea, or BSNL with support for the 2G network and the device does support features like web browsing as well.
Nokia 5310: Camera Performance
The Nokia 5310 has a single VGA camera at the back with an LED flash. The phone does support regular photo mode. Considering this as a basic device, the photos were taken on the Nokia 5310 might not look that great. Do note that, there is no dedicated selfie camera on the Nokia 5310.
Nokia 5310: Price To Specs Ratio
The Nokia 5310 retails for Rs. 3,399 in India and with respect to value-for-money, phones like the JioPhone or the JioPhone 2 does offer better features and specifications at a slightly lower price tag. However, this is not just a basic smartphone, this is a device with a nostalgic design that you might be able to relate to your first phone.
The smartphone runs on custom Series 30+ OS with support for a bunch of apps like a web browser. The smartphone also supports Bluetooth 3.0, allowing users to connect wireless Bluetooth headsets with the Nokia 5310.
Nokia 5310: Unique Features
The Nokia 5310 comes with a pre-installed MP3 player that can fetch songs from the microSD card slot and the device also supports FM radio. Not just that, the device does charge via the micro USB port, allowing users to use their smartphone charger to charge the Nokia 5310.
Nokia 5310: Verdict
The Nokia 5310 is a simple basic phone that can make calls, receive calls, and lets you text. Similarly, it is also a great pocket music player, capable of offering up to 20 hours of battery backup and a standby time of 22 days.
This could be a great second device who doesn't want a smartphone as a secondary device and also wants a phone, capable of lasting for almost three weeks with a single charge.