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Nokia 5100 - Discontinued

The Nokia 5100 has now been discontinued.

The Nokia 5100 at a Glance:

  • Availability: Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific in the 1st quarter, 2003
  • Weight: 104 g (BL-4C battery included)
  • Dimensions: 108.5 x 49.5 x 22 mm, 89 cc
  • Talktime: Up to 2 - 5 hours
  • Standby time: Up to 150 - 300 hours
  • Key features: Protected against splashes, dust, and bumps, high-resolution color display, supports downloads of Java™ applications, multimedia messaging (MMS) with compatible devices, polyphonic (MIDI) ringing tones, stereo FM radio, integrated handsfree speaker, flashlight, thermometer, calorie counter, countdown timer, stopwatch, sound meter.
  • Operating frequency: EGSM 900 and GSM 1800/1900 networks for worldwide coverage.
  • Color options: The standard pack will come in one of two standard colours: Dark Grey or Green. However, you will be able to buy additional Xpress-on™ shells as accessories: Red, Blue, Orange and Dark Green.
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Nokia 5100 - Shaped by Performance

Whether you're pushing yourself to the limit or simply kicking back and taking it easy, the Nokia 5100 phone is definitely a sensible way to stay connected with the important people in your life. The inspirational design compliments the impressive features making the Nokia 5100 phone an enduring product built for experiencing life to the fullest, and sharing that personal experience and attitude. Our ambition to combine original style with improved durability and the modern technology is reflected in an impressive phone.

Nokia 5100 Main Features

Designed for an Active Lifestyle

With its innovative construction, materials, and user-changeable top and bottom Xpress-on™ shells, the Nokia 5100 phone provides improved protection against splashes, dust, and bumps. The rubbery surface enables a firm and reliable grip and the well-proportioned keys and a versatile 4-way scroll allow fast and easy navigation via the high-resolution color display.

Made for Results

Advanced mechanical solutions and features deepen the essence of the Nokia 5100 phone and facilitate fulfilling your demanding needs. It's not only about personal well-being, balance, and pleasure - it's about results. Nokia 5100

The built in flashlight can come in handy when you find yourself in the dark. The calorie counter gives an estimate of calories burned during different activities - so you know when it's time to boost up your energy level! Other features are an integrated loudspeaker enabling the phone to be used as a handsfree speakerphone, a stereo FM radio, automatic volume control to compensate for background noise and a sound meter revealing the estimated noise level of the surroundings. A thermometer, countdown timer, and stopwatch are also part of the extensive feature set of the Nokia 5100 phone.

The thermometer, calorie counter, and sound meter in the Nokia 5100 give approximate values only and should not be used for professional purposes.

Stay Connected

Take the Nokia 5100 along to five continents - it works in EGSM 900/GSM 1800/1900 networks. Get access to WAP services over GPRS. Send and receive multimedia messages to and from compatible devices with text, color graphics and photos. Personalize your phone by downloading new, compatible JavaTM applications and games you want. And get new instrumental MIDI ringing tones and wallpaper images to distinguish your phone from the crowd.

Nokia 5100 Full Specifications

  • Weight: 104 g (with BL-4C battery)
  • Max. dimensions: 108.5 x 49.5 x 22mm, 89 cc

  • High-resolution color display
  • Supports 4096 colors, 128 x 128 pixels
  • 4-way scrolling
  • 5 lines for text in basic mode with 16 pixel font
  • User adjustable display brightness
  • Color wallpaper

  • Xpress-on™ shells provide protection against splashes and dust
  • Also the inner module has resistance to splashes and dust when the shells and key mat are mounted
  • Improved durability to offer protection against accidental bumps
  • Bottom flap gives extra protection for the connectors

Memory Functions
The following functions use shared memory that is dependent on the data quantity per item and shared memory available at a time in the Nokia 5100:
  • Phonebook - up to 300 entries
  • SMS - up to 150 text messages or 50 picture/concatenated messages
  • Calendar notes - up to 250 entries
  • To-do list - up to 30 entries
  • Fixed ringing tones - 11 preset, not removable
The following features share a memory pool of 725 kB:*
  • MMS messages - max size 45 kB per MMS message
  • Ringing tones in Gallery - 20 preset, all removable
  • Images - 10 preset, all removable
* Shared memory
The following features in this phone may share memory: Phone book, text and multimedia messages, images and ringing tones in gallery, calendar, to-do notes, and Java games and applications. Using any such features may reduce the memory available for any features sharing memory. This is especially true with heavy use of any of the features (although some of the features may have a certain amount of memory specially allotted to them in addition to the amount of memory shared with other features). For example, saving many images, bookmarks, Java applications, etc. may take all of the shared memory and your phone may display a message that the memory is full. In this case, delete some of the information or entries stored in the shared memory features before continuing.

Text and Picture Messaging
  • Text messaging: Concatenated SMS, send and receive up to 3 messages, (450) 160 + 145 + 145 characters, in Unicode 70 + 63 + 63 per message
  • Predictive text input: Support for all major European languages
  • Templates: Quick and easy sending of pre-defined messages
  • Picture messaging: Send picture together with text to other compatible phones; 10 predefined pictures in the phone, 5 empty for downloads, all replaceable
  • Send email over SMS
  • Mobile Chat based on standard SMS

Multimedia Messaging
  • Receive text, images (graphics, photos), and ringing tones from compatible devices
  • Create, send, and forward text, images to compatible devices
  • Save as wallpaper

Java™ Technology Support
  • Support for download of games and applications
  • Converter application (supports most common currency, area, length, mass, temperature, and other conversions)
  • Sky Diver, Triple Pop, and Bounce games
  • All user removable

  • Access to mobile Internet services
  • WAP 1.2.1
  • Memory for 30 WAP bookmarks, 20 WAP cache entries

Advanced Wireless Solutions
  • Infrared: Phone-to-compatible-phone or phone-to-compatible PC
  • Internal data, no additional software required
  • Over-the-air sending/receiving of phone numbers and receiving of ringing tones, for example
  • Up to 43.2 kbps data transmission with HSCSD, network dependent
  • Up to 40.2 kbps data transmission with GPRS, network dependent

Additional Features
  • Flashlight
  • Stereo FM radio
  • Integrated handsfree
  • Stopwatch, alarm clock
  • Digital clock screensaver
  • Countdown timer including interval timers
  • Calculator, currency converter
  • Calendar, to-do-list
  • Calorie counter
  • Thermometer
  • Automatic volume control
  • Sound meter

Tri-band Operation
  • EGSM 900, GSM 1800, and GSM 1900 networks in Europe, Africa, Asia, North, and South America
  • Automatic switching between bands; please check roaming possibilities from your service provider

Power Management
Battery Talk time Standby time Charging time
Battery Cell
720 mAh, Li-Ion
Up to 2 - 5 h Up to 150-300 h ACP-12: 1 h 30 min
Talk time variation
Talk time with integrated
handsfree speaker
Up to 1 h 45 min - 3 h 45 min
Standby time variations
Radio + HDS-3 Stereo Headset Up to 20 hours
Radio + integrated handsfree speaker Up to 8 hours

Variation in operation times will occur depending on SIM card, network settings and usage. Talk time is reduced by 5% if Enhanced Full Rate is active, and increased by up to 30% if Half Rate is active.


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