Best value touch-screen 3G mobile on the market

3 today launched its latest touch screen mobile phone, the stylish Nokia 5230, available now on 3, Ireland’s fastest growing mobile network. 

Former Emmerdale actress, and new face in the upcoming series of Casualty, Roxanne Pallett, was on hand to launch the eye-catching Nokia 5230, which features a touch-sensitive wide-screen display, and puts cutting-edge technology and a world of entertainment at your fingertips.

The device offers easy access to your media library and favourite social networking sites and allows you to manage your music with the enhanced media player. The built-in GPS receiver works with Nokia Ovi Maps to help you find your exact position as you travel.  With quick access to the Nokia Ovi Store, pre-installed mobile games, and your media library, on-the-go entertainment is only just a few taps away.

Commenting on the launch, Eoin MacManus, Commercial Director at 3 said: “As the fastest growing mobile operator in the market, 3 strives to provide innovative products and propositions that will continue to engage our customers.  The launch of the Nokia 5230 is testament to this ethos and we are delighted to partner with Nokia to bring the handset to Ireland, available on the 3 network. This handset provides the luxury of touch-sensitive wide-screen display, at a market-leading price.”


The Nokia 5230 is available from 3 Stores nationwide, online at or by calling 1800 944 793.  It is available from €99 on 3Pay, free on Post Pay and for €49 on 3’s Best of Both price plan.