The Nokia 2730 Classic – Technology on a Budget

The Nokia 2730 Classic is a mobile that is targeted at the emerging markets. With 3G connectivity and other cool features, the Nokia 2730 Classic has become a favourite the world over. Good features, nice style and performance make this handset truly desirable. This is a budget device so if you are looking for a phone which delivers good performance on a low budget, this is the one for you.

This model is slim and sleek with dimensions of 109.6 x 46.9 x 14.4 mm. It weighs around 87.7 grams and fits easily in the palm, purse or pocket. It has a rather small screen. The display is just 2 inches but then again, this is a budget phone. The display has a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels and supports 256,000 colours. The grid key mat style keypad looks really good and is easy to use. Five way scrolling is also possible.

In terms of memory, this device has an internal memory of 30MB and comes with 1GB included memory in a microSD card. You can expand the memory up to 2 GB. You can store over 1000 contact details in the phone book. This phone also keeps a record of up to 20 missed, received and dialled calls.

The 2 mega pixel camera of this handset has a resolution of 1600×1200 pixels. Video recording is also possible. You can record 10 frames per second. Other video features include video streaming, video ring tones etc. Don’t expect frills like auto focus, smile detection, geotagging etc which come in high end phones.

The media player supports almost all popular file formats like AAC+, AAC, AMR NB, AMR WB, M4A, eAAC+, Mobile XMF, MIDI Tones, MP4, MP3, True tones, WAV, X-Tone etc. Audio streaming, audio recording, audio equalizer etc are also present.

A key feature of this mobile is the 3G internet connectivity it offers. With data features like GPRS, HSCSD, EDGE etc this set offers you a great internet experience. You can use it as a modem through the USB or Bluetooth connectivity. This handset comes with an HTML browser and supports Ovi Mail.

Messaging features are also quite good as this handset supports SMS, MMS, and EMS along with e-mail. However, if mobile gaming is your way of staying entertained, this model is perfect for you. It comes with 4 pre loaded games. You can download more games of your choice.

Although there is no GPS, this phone does come complete with Nokia Maps. Other key features include voice memo, voice dial, FM radio, Chinese-English dictionary, MSN Messenger and more. Last but not the least, the 2730 Classic from Nokia is available at a very reasonable cost and is full of useful features.