Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type Review:
The Nokia C3-01 is acknowledged as a Series 40- 6th Edition Feature Pack One phone that has impressive and contemporary features like the Touch and Type user interface.
This has been integrated with efficient keypad functionality along with a touch display. It is more like a business phone when accounting to its small touch screen display that makes the handset packet-friendly. It’s quite a conventional looking handset and is expected to launch Nokia customers at large with its appealing design and features.
Display and Design:
Nokia C3-01 is designed with a sleek, slender, form factor that makes it quite tempting at first glance. It is developed with a touch screen of 2.4 inches with a basic scratch resistance surface panel displaying a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The touch screen of the Nokia C3-01 displays quite a lot of menu options with various features. With the help of text input done with the numeric keypad, users at large are expected to find this handset quite feasible and comfortable in use. The display exhibits up to 262,000 colours with a resistive touch screen that add to the handset’s multiple benefits.
Memory and memory cards:
Nokia C3-01 has a MicroSD memory card slot which supports a storage card of up to 32GB and is hot swappable as well. The handset’s internal memory storage area is around 30MB that is quite facilitating.
Nokia C3-01 is supported with a hardware battery of 5CT 1050 mAh Li-ion battery which provides the user with a standby time of 405 hours and talk time of 5 hours 30 minutes on a 2G phone. On 3G handset, the battery lasts for a standby time of up to 440 hours and a talk time of 4 hours maximum. The battery power of the Nokia C3-01 supports with music playback for a duration of up to 20 hours.
USB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi:
Nokia C3-01 is supported with a stereo Bluetooth version of 2.1 with an enhanced data rate that makes sharing smoother and convenient. Also, it provides with a high speed USB 2.0 connection, USB charging assistance and a Wi-Fi support of WLAN 802.11 b,g,n. Nokia C3, which is predecessor of Touch and type, has similar functions when it comes to Usb and Bluetooth.
Nokia C3-01 is developed with a 5 megapixel camera that results with a resolution of 2592 x 1544 pixels. It has an in-built LED flash along with an extended depth of focus and the image can be focussed (zoom) up to 4x digitally. The camera of the handset assists with full screen viewfinder and supports still image formats like JPEG. An impressive feature of the Nokia C3-01 camera is that it is integrated with enhanced noise reduction feature.
Nokia C3-01 is known to be integrated with advanced software features and applications. These include applications like Email, SMS, MMS and a unified editor. Moreover, it has features like calendar, contacts, to-do applicaton, notes and internet browsing. With Nokia C3-01, it is believed instant messaging is one of the many convenient software features of this handset along with benefits like social networking access to Face book and Twitter. There is Ovi Suite, Ovi Sync and Ovi Store also integrated in the handset as per of its software.
Nokia C3-01 also supports size converter, facilitating web search, convenient countdown timer, a stopwatch, My Nokia, world clock and Nokia OSS Internet Browser.
Some Insights on Performance:
Reviewers regard Nokia C3-01 as a handset that does not lack anything when it comes to experiencing top end technology. It has everything that a conventional cell phone should have and has multiple applications and features for the convenience of the user.
Visuals are always better at describing, so check out this nice hands on video which shows almost every thing about this handset.
Conclusion And Price:
Even though it is not a Smartphone, Nokia C3-01 certainly deserves a try with its impressive features and designs. As far as price is concerned, it is set to have a price of PKR 15,500 , which is about $181 USD. The price might vary from region to region and retailers, for up to date prices Mobilephones.pk is there. We would like to read what your thoughts are on this handset.