Nokia 2730 classic review

Nokia 2730 classic

The Nokia 2730 classic is an economy pack that tries to provide value for money. With its 3G data speeds, QVGA display and some goodies that are included in the box it tries to stay above the typical low-end phones. Take a look at its main features:

  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support
  • Dual-band 3G
  • 2.0″ 262K-color QVGA display
  • 2 megapixel fixed-focus camera
  • S40 user interface, 5th edition
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • Standard 3.5mm audio jack
  • Bluetooth (with A2DP) and microUSB port
  • Hot-swappable microSD card slot (up to 2GB cards supported, 1GB card included)
  • Ovi Store, Nokia Maps for S40 and Ovi Share

Full specs on the official site here.

Above the screen it has only the ear piece speaker and under it has a D-pad, the call buttons and two control buttons for select and back. At the top it has the charger plug and a 3.5mm jack while on the bottom we find the mouthpiece. On the left side it has a microSD card slot and on the right side it has a microUSB port.

The display has 2 inches in diagonal and 256k colors. It supports a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels and an impressive pixel density of 200ppi. The viewing angles aren’t too good and the sun light legibility is poor.

The Nokia 2730 classic has the Symbian S40 series user interface. You can install Java games and small apps and themes for it from the Ovi Store.

The 2MP camera has fixed focus and no LED flash. You don’t need to have high expectations from the camera. It has few settings like white balance, some effects and self-timer. You must manually turn the phone in landscape to take proper photos. The image quality is poor; there are very little fine details and the pictures are noisy.

In terms of connectivity it has we can say about the microUSb v2.0 slot, the Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP and a 2G EDGE speed which can reach up to 384 Kbps. The web browser has Adobe Flash Lite support which makes the navigation on WAP simpler. By the way the default browser is Opera Mini 4.2.

It comes in two different colors: black and dark magenta. The phone has a stereo FM radio with RDS.

The battery life is very good it can reach seven days of moderate usage. The battery has 1020 mAh and it can keep the phone in standby for 300 hours.

In conclusion the Nokia 2730 classic offers what you paid for and a bit more. Check out good deals for it and other phones on


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