The unit sports a wide range of useful technology, including smart phone functionality, touch screen technology as well as a raft of additional functions.
All of this is the included within a body which is 111 mm x 51 mm wide and only 14 mm thick.
One of the key elements of this handset is its 3.
2 inch TFT resistive touch screen, which offers excellent colour reproduction by virtue of the 16 million colours that it is able to display within its pixel screen which is quoted at 360 x 640 pixels.
To aid the user, both proximity and accelerometer sensors are included within the unit, which offer the means to automate a variety of tasks including battery conservation and image aspect orientation.
In addition the unit comes with hand writing recognition, for alternative means of data entry.
The handset comes with a speakerphone as well as a 3.
5 mm audio jack, whilst alert options include both ring and vibration options.
In addition the handset comes with photo call functionality, which is provided by its extensive phonebook which retains practically unlimited numbers of entries.
The unit utilises a 434 MHz processor as well as the Symbian operating system, which within this unit is version 9.
Connectivity is provided in a variety of forms with class 32 versions of GPRS and EDGE, in combination with blue tooth and USB.
Both blue tooth and USB connections are version 2.
In addition the handset comes with a microSD card slot, which offers the opportunity of increasing the available memory capacity of the unit, by utilising relevant cards, up to 16 GB.
In addition to the aforementioned functionality the handset also comes with a 2.
0 megapixel camera that operates at 1600 x 1200 pixels and also doubles up as a video capture device recording video at 640 x 360 pixels and at 30 frames per second.
SMS MMS and e-mail functionality are incorporated into the unit as well as instant messaging functionality and a WAP 2.
The unit comes with a stereo FM radio with RDS functionality, a variety of games, with the option to add additional games by downloading them, as well as an MP4/MP3 media player.
The Nokia 5228, much like the Nokia E7, is a comprehensively functional unit which has an aesthetic appeal that is difficult to match.
Nokia have a reputation for excellent build quality, as testified within this unit.
The unit offers aesthetic appeal and functionality in equal measure.