It’s a fact that there has been a tremendous demand for music phones. The growing trend has made mobile companies to offer entire series of mobile phones based on music feature being the focus. Examples are many like the Nokia Xpress Music series, Sony Ericsson “Walkman” series, Motorola’s “Rokr” series and Samsung’s “Beat” series.

When buying a music phone one is stuck with so many options that its hard to chose one, so usually when you go to buy a music phone whether the choice you are making is correct or not. Is the music phone i am going to buy worth the money it’s priced at?. These are some of the questions that every one has in mind before purchase. So we have compiled a list of the best music phones to hit the market in recent years and those who are a hit in the market to this date. So when you buy any of these music phones you would surely not regret your decision. Here is the list of Top Five music phones of all times.

1. Nokia 5800 Xpress Music

Nokia’s highly popular Xpress Music series has many fabulous music phones in its lineup. But the most famous music phone which is a great hit in the market, is 5800 Xpress Music.It was Nokia’s first Symbian S60 touch phone. Nokia says it has shipped more then 8 million units worldwide since its launch.

Features are:

  • 3.2 inch display,360×640 pixels with accelerometer for auto rotate
  • 3.2 MP camera with dual LED flash and geo-tagging feature
  • GPS with A-GPS
  • Micro-SD card slot upto 16GB
  • WiFi
  • Tv Out
  • OVI and Myspace integrated
  • Fm Radio with RDS (maximum 20 channels)
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Full QWERTY keyboard (after firmware update)
  • Secondary Videocall camera

If you are buying 5800 Xpress Music make sure you are running the latest firmware update which has made several improvements to the default firmware like updated applications, more CPU speed, better performance.

2. Sony Ericsson W995

Sony Ericsson W995 comes with not only the best audio quality and performance but also comes with an 8MP camera. It’s not just a mere music phone but a smart bundle of many things which include a great camera, WiFi, GPS and Multi tasking support.

Features are

  • 2.6 inch TFT display with accelerometer
  • 8.1 MP camera with autofocus,LED flash,face detection and geo-tagging
  • Walkman player version 4.0 with SensMe and shake control
  • Stereo speakers and 3.5mm audio jack
  • Multi-tasking support. Listen to music and work at the same time
  • WiFi with DLNA support
  • Comes with 8GB card
  • Fm Radio with RDS

3. Nokia X6.

The X6 is perhaps the newest in our best music phones of all times. The reason is that it is one great music phone with top notch audio quality. X6 comes in three version, X6 32GB, X6 16GB and X6 8GB. It’s an all rounder phone with 5MP camera and sleek stylish looks.

One feature which was previously on board in X6 was one year free music subscription which is now cancelled by Nokia.


  • Large 3.2 inch display,capacitive touchscreen, accelerometer, proximity sensor
  • Motion based gaming
  • 5MP camera with dual LED Flash
  • WiFi
  • Virtual QWERTY keyboard
  • OVI,Facebook,MySpace, YouTube,Yahoo IM and Windows live support.
  • FM radio with RDS
  • 35 hours of music playback time

4. Apple iPhone 4

Without any second thoughts Apple iPhone 4 strong music performance even though it has so much to it besides just delivering excellent audio quality. Apple’s iPod is a popular music gadget and you can expect that Apple will leave no stone unturned in bringing out the same or more then the audio performance of iPod. Its got so much in it you won’t regret buying it.


  • 3.5 inch display 640×960 pixels
  • 1 GHz Apple A4 processor
  • 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, geo tagging
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Video: 720p @30fps, LED video light, geo-tagging,
  • TV Out
  • Music play upto 40hours

5. Sony Ericsson W902

Belonging to the Walkman series is a certificate for W902 itself that the phone is a high quality music phone. W902. It is one of few music phones to have an equally good camera as well. With dedicated music keys and features like multi tasking support W902 makes it to our list of Top 5 music phones of all times.


  • 2.2″ TFT display
  • 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash
  • Walkman 3.0 music player with Shake control and SenseMe
  • Fm radio with RDS
  • Multi tasking
  • 256 MB internal memory, Comes with 8GB card.