The Nokia 5310 XpressMusic has dimensions of 103.8 x 44.7 x 9.9 millimeters and weighs in at 71 grams. On the front face there is a TFT full color display that measures 2.1 inches with a portrait resolution of 240 x 320 pixels.
Below the display there is a softkey control panel that has two softkey buttons for selecting options on the left end and another key primarily for canceling or exiting applications on the right end. Below these there is the green call start and the red call cancel or end buttons. Right in the center of the softkey panel you'll find the five-way scroll keys. Below these is the alphanumeric key pad with an embedded dedicated Nokia menu key, sharing with the zero on the alphanumeric key pad.
On the immediate left of the numeric key pad there are the dedicated multimedia buttons for skipping back and forward as well as playing and pausing music.
The Nokia 5310 XpressMusic comes in either Blue, Pink, Red or Black banded colors that decorate the left and right sides of the display.
On either side of the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic there is not much going on as you can see there are practically no keys or controls other than the volume up and the volume down keys on the right side of this Nokia phone.
The back side of the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic is reserved for just two items. There is the cover for tha battery compartment which houses the standard Li-Ion 860 mAh (BL-4CT)battery and the slot for the SIM card and the 2MP camera which also supports video recording.
The top of the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic is fitted with the power control button, the microUSB slot and a 3.5 mm audio jack.