Expert Review of Nokia C1-01 Black
Nokia C1 01 comes with the dimensions 108mm x 45mm x 14mm and weighs 78.8 grams. Its 1.8 inch TFT screen gives a resolution of 128 by 160 pixels and works at a pixel density of 114 ppi. Available in the colors of Dark Grey, Warm Grey, Red and Midnight Blue, Nokia C1 01 comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 800 mAh which is pretty formidable and lets the user enjoy all the features of the device without his or her entertainment being cut short. Various data connectivity features offered by the device includes the bluetooth feature and the USB port along with the access to the GPRS technology. The bluetooth facility allows the user to connect the device with foreign devices and transfer or receive data to or from the other device. The USB port on the other hand lets the user exchange data with computers or laptops where the data exchanged may include music files, games, images and videos. The GPRS technology lets the user keep track of the desired locations with ease and comfort.
The VGA camera lets the user click pictures at a resolution of 600 by 480 pixels. There is also the facility of video recording but there is no provision for a secondary camera. Multimedia features offered by the device includes the music player and the video player that keeps the user entertained with the features giving the user access to all the best of the entertainment world. Various formats supported by the music player and the video player include MP3/WAV/AAC+ and H.263 respectively. Internet can be accessed through the WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML (Opera Mini) feature that lets the user access FaceBook and Twitter. Various messaging facilities offered by the device includes SMS, MMS, Email, IM that lets the user stay connected with their friends and family. Stereo FM radio with RDS and FM recording ensures that the user can listen to all the popular radio stations.
User Interface and UI functionality
Nokia C1 01 comes with a 1.8 inch TFT screen that gives a screen resolution of 128 by 160 pixels along with 65k colors and works at a pixel density of 114 ppi. The screen can be interacted with through the alphanumeric keypad.
Nokia C1 01 comes with a decent amount of multimedia features including the video player that lets the user watch and enjoy videos in the format of H.263 with good quality. There is also the music player that allows the user to listen to all the desired songs that are compatible with the formats MP3/WAV/AAC+. The user can listen to the songs through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5 mm jack. There is also the facility of Stereo FM radio with RDS with FM recording confined to some regions making sure that the user can listen to all the popular radio stations.
Pictures and Video quality
Nokia C1 01 comes with a VGA camera of 0.3 megapixel strength that allows the user click pictures at a resolution of 600x480 pixels. There is also the facility of video recording that makes sure that the user can shoot videos whenever he or she desires with great quality and comfort. There is no provision for a secondary camera.
Nokia C1 01 works with the WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML (Opera Mini) browsers that makes sure that the user can access the web and download desired data including music files, games, images and videos. The user can also access the desired social networking sites including FaceBook and Twitter or even watch videos on YouTube. There is no access to Wi-Fi.
Internal and External Memory
Nokia C1 01 comes with an internal storage capacity of 10 MB which is very small by any standards but the user can expand the memory of the device up to 32 GB with the help of a microSD card slot that makes the device flexible in terms of memory thereby making sure that the user can store loads of data including music files, games, images and videos without worrying about the memory space running out. The device also comes with a 16 MB RAM and a 64 MB ROM that lets the user access the resources at a faster pace.
Applications and Gaming
Nokia C1 01 comes with loads of games and applications that are pretty decent and keeps the user engaged and busy. The user can further download more games from the web as and when required.
Nokia C1 01 comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 800 mAh which is decent enough to let the user work with the device for long hours without his or her work being cut out in the middle. The user further gets a talk time of up to 10 hours and 40 minutes along with a standby time of up to 504 hours.
Nokia C1 01 offers loads of data connectivity features including the GPRS facility that makes sure that the user can navigate to the desired location without getting lost. The bluetooth feature lets the user connect the device with other devices and transfer data to that device or retrieve from it. The data exchanged may be of any kind including music files, games, images and videos. The USB port ensures that the user can connect the device with laptops, computers or any other device with similar peripherals through the USB cable and exchange data with it along with charging the device.
Nokia C1 01 when compared to Samsung Champ has a inferior camera with the latter featuring 1.3 megapixel camera as compared to the former's VGA camera. Also the battery for Samsung Champ is better than Nokia C1 01. The screen for Nokia C1 01 is 1.8 inch while for Samsung Champ it is 2.4. Nokia C1 01 can be interacted with through the alphanumeric keypad while Samsung champ is a touchscreen device.