The Nokia Astound display comes with a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels. There is an external speaker on the Nokia Astound as well as two microphones. An alternative option for listening to music is provided by the 3.5 mm audio jack.
With the Nokia Astound you can listen to music using the MP3, WMA, WAV and eAAC+ audio player. Video is also supported and can read DivX, XviD, MP4, H.264, H.263 and WMV video formats.
Included in the Nokia Astound is an FM radio with RDS support.
Internal memory on the Nokia Astound is capped at 350 MB with RAM of up to 256 MB. This Nokia phone provides support for external memory up to 32 GB. This is easily enough memory to store images taken with the built-in 8 MP camera. The 8 MP camera on the Nokia Astound has an image resolution of up to 3264 x 2448 pixels. Only fixed focus is available on this Nokia phone which support Geo-tagging as well as face detection.
Video images can be captured at 25 fps at 720p HD. A secondary camera is available for video calling.
There is a GPS receiver on the Nokia Astound with preinstalled Ovi Maps 3.0 for free turn-by-turn voice guided navigation. Also available is a Quickoffice document viewer for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF file formats. Adobe Flash is supported with the Flash Lite 4.0 player. The Internet can be surfed with ease on this Nokia phone with the built-in web browser. All standard messaging services are supported on the Nokia Astound. Apps and games can be downloaded from the Nokia Ovi Store.