written by: S. R. Obbayi•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 6/8/2011
You do not need expensive hardware upgrades to make your phone more interesting. Use this guide to the top ten applications to get the best out of your Nokia XpressMusic.
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The Gravity Nokia 5800 XpressMusic application is a Twitter client that gives you unprecedented access to advanced features from Twitter and other online services such as Picassa and Flickr. Upload images to MobyPicture and Twitpic. Set up several Twitter profiles, get alerts, share private messages, check status messages and mentions. This client is simple and easy to use and allows you to take Twitter with you everywhere you go. You can download Gravity from Nokia Ovi Store here for $7.79.
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Qik Video Camera
Qik Video Camera is a great multimedia app that allows you to record videos from your Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. In addition to recording videos, the Qik Video Camera also allows you to share your recordings with family and friends and anyone else in general, either directly or on social networks like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and others, including plugins for Wordpress, Tumblr and Blogger.
Qik Video Camera for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic also allows you to send video messages through MMS and through emails. You can also tag your videos with with Geo-location information and even save the images on the Qik video camera website.
You can also have video conversations with Qik Video Camera and it is easily one of the best Nokia 5800 XpressMusic applications out there. Qik can be downloaded for free and the premium version costs $0.99 at the Nokia Ovi Store.
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YouTube Mobile Application
YouTube Mobile is an application that lets you access millions of videos from YouTube.com directly on your device. With the YouTube Mobile Nokia 5800 XpressMusic application you can upload videos directly from your phone. Access your favorites menu, play-lists and subscriptions. Use the easy search tool on this Nokia application to find your videos or simply browse the videos. YouTube Mobile is one of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic applications that lets you encode DVD quality videos on the device for the optimum experience. You can download the YouTube Mobile application by visiting m.youtube.com/app using your Nokia 5800 XpressMusic mobile phone.
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The Worldmate travel app is one of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic applications that every regular traveler must have. This Nokia application has a wide variety of services which enable you to receive real time alerts on flight details such as cancellations, diversions and delays, and also gate changes. You can search for alternate flights too. These updates cover at least 350 flights worldwide.
With this Nokia 5800 XpressMusic application you can check the current weather at your destination or even see what the weather will be like when you get there. The weather can also be visualized in a map.
With the Worldmate Nokia 5800 XpressMusic application you can keep track of the current times in up to five different cities worldwide at a go. This is convenient for those with business in different regions of the world. Also available on this Nokia application is a currency converter.
Nokia Internet Radio is a Nokia 5800 XpressMusic application that allows you to listen to thousands of Internet radio stations from all over the world. Use your 3G or Wi-Fi connection to access these radio stations. Search for the right station in the directory by name, language, genre and location.
Keep in touch with friends and family with the Facebook for Nokia 5800 XpressMusic application. With the Facebook app you can enjoy almost all of your favorite activities including photo uploads, check and send messages, change status updates, look up contacts. You can also comment on friend's status, send invites and much more including sending and receiving friend requests. You can download Facebook from Nokia Ovi Store for Free.
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Adobe Reader LE
The Adobe Reader LE application is a PDF (Adobe Portable Document Format) viewer. For $5.49 you can enjoy one of the best Nokia 5800 XpressMusic applications for business. With this Nokia 5800 application you can search text, rotate pages, zoom and print, among other features including support for attachments and embedded files. To get a copy of this Nokia 5800 XpressMusic application, you can go the Nokia Ovi store and download Adobe Reader LE.
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Another one of the top Nokia 5800 XpressMusic applications is Opera Mobile. This is a web browser that is built for speed and ease of use. Opera Mobile supports data compression for faster browsing. You can view websites in desktop versions as well as mobile versions with ease. There is a zoom-in feature for easier reading of text too.
You can save browsing history, save bookmarks and even configure quick launch icons for your favorite websites. You can experience all these features by pointing your Nokia 5800 XpressMusic mobile phone to m.opera.com and downloading Opera mobile.
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Another essential pick from the available Nokia 5800 XpressMusic applications is Snaptu. This is an aggregation of several applications for your Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. It combines a bunch of essential applications for your convenient access. These include access to social networking websites like Twitter and Facebook. Share photos on Flickr and Picassa. Get news updates, weather updates and sports updates from European soccer leagues and cricket leagues. You can also check on movie times and play Sudoku. You can download Snaptu from Nokia Ovi store here.
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Quickoffice is another one of the best Nokia 5800 XpressMusic applications that allows you to not only view Microsoft office documents but also to edit and create them all from within your Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. With this Nokia 5800 XpressMusic application you can create and edit MS Word documents, Excel documents and Powerpoint applications. It allows you to access both Office 2007 document formats as well as pre-Office 2007 documents. You can download and register Quick Office Premier for US $5.49 from Nokia Ovi Store.