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Nokia 5100

Nokia 5100
alaScore 78

270 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 270 reviews of Nokia 5100. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability. The design is also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical comments about the screen.

size, design, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 5100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Sarah (

Nokia 5100 Review


I had this phone on contract and at the time it was an expensive phone that seemed much desired. I decided on this model because it was aimed at the outdoors, sporty, hill walking type and it seemed as if it was a phone that would last…the type of...

This phone is one that I really enjoyed; it was durable although I didn't abuse it to see how tough it was. I would recommend this handset to someone who spends a lot of time outdoors, and who wanted a basic phone. I didn't have any complaints about...

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Eldar Murtazin (

Nokia 5100


Nokia decided to unite the best features of Nokia 6250, Nokia 5210 in the new model. Taking into account the phone design and available colors (Dark Grey and Green), the handset is aimed to youth market. Different color zones cam be noticed on the...

The phone is waterproof. It means that you can use it even when it is heavily raining and not to be afraid to wet contact pads. But it is forbidden to throw the phone in the water, as for example, Nokia 6250. A system connector is covered by a tap but...

Feb, 2003

Expert review by: (

Nokia 5100


Well, Nokia has really done it with their latest get-out-there phone. The 5100 is definitely a big improvement on the 5210 model, where it also brings much of the latest mobile phone technologies to users with active lifestyles. Unfortunately, for...

Apr, 2003

Expert review by: Michael Oryl (editor) (

Review: Nokia 5100


It doesn't do windows, but this tough little phone from Nokia does a lot of things you might not expect a phone to do. It can stand up to dust, moisture, and just good ol' rough-housing. Check out the review.

Mar, 2003

Consumer review by: mcandies (

nokia 5100 is one of the best products that has multiple feature


its unique style is one thing that has attracted many to go for it. it is strong and portable in nature.

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: JennJoe1029 (

Nokia & Tracfone Easy On The Go...


This model of phone is just perfect for someone like me. Someone who wants a phone that is simple to use, portable, effecient, and sturdy! I have had this particular phone for over 9 years now, and have had no problems to report with it. This phone is...

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: sohel066 (

Nokia 5100


In general, the Nokia 5100 is quite good and reliable. Moreover, for those of you who have super-active activities, bringing the phone a little more secure from water, dust and even the possibility of falling from a table or your pants pocket. Cover it...

Nice to use


Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: coolguyworld1 (

Nokia 5100


I bought this phone about 6 years ago. Then it was very expensive. Now you have sleek that look like sports cars and which younger generation prefers. My 5100 looks like a bullock cart compared to the sleeker models; my friends tease me for using a...

nice to use

nothing to say

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: drranjan83 (



it is a good mobile.its feature is very good. Nokia 5100 Cell Phone Features * Flashlight * Thermometer * Calorie Calculator * Innovative design for added protection Specifications * Weight: 3.67 ounces * 4.27 inches long x 1.95 inches wide x 0.87 inch...

automatic volume control


Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: surveyc4ndr4 (

Nokia 5100


In general, the Nokia 5100 is quite good and reliable. Moreover, for those of you who have super-active activities, bringing the phone a little more secure from water, dust and even the possibility of falling from a table or your pants pocket. Cover it...

strong cover, good connection


Jan, 2009

Product Specifications


Autofocus:Not Applicable
Built-in Camera: No
Built-in Flash:Not Applicable
Video Resolution in Pixel:Not Applicable


Audio Formats : No
Audio Playback: No
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
IP Protection: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: No
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: No


A2DP:Not Applicable
Bluetooth: No
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer



Display Technology:Colour STN Display
Number of Display Colours:4.096
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:BT Mobile / Fresh / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: No
Instant Messaging: No
Push email: No


Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable
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