Expert Review of Nokia C3 Black
User Interface and UI functionality
The fully loaded Nokia C3 has got a large landscape of QVGA type and a 2.4 inch TFT screen with the display resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The screen is a multi colored screen that supports 262,000 of colors. The home screen of Nokia C3 is customized with a wide range of widgets, themes and shortcuts. In terms of Volume the phone covers the space of 63.2 cc. Dimensionally, Nokia C3 has a length of 15.5mm, width of 58.1mm and height of 13.6 mm and carries the weight around 114 grams, including the battery.
Nokia C3 is dressed up with the Nokia music player that supports wide range of audio and video formats that includes, WAV, MP4, AAC, AMR, MP3, M4A, AMR-WB Mobile, XMF True tones, RealAudio 8, and SP MIDI audio formats and for playback and .WAV and .AAC for audio recording, whereas for video formats supported are H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, and 3GPP formats (H.263) and MPEG-4 and H.263 for recording a video file. The phone also plays mp3, ACC, 64-tone polyphonic ringtones. One can set unique ringtones for different users. In a way to entertain the user at fullest, the phone also supports a 3.5mm stereo headphone plug that ensures to offer prime quality music. Further, a powerful stereo FM radio also comes with Nokia C3 with RDS support, which automatically detects the name of the radio station to which you are tuned into, and this radio flows a superior music sound without any network loss.
Pictures and Video quality
Nokia C3 is poured with all high attributes except its camera. The phone has a 2 megapixels primary camera with 4x digital zoom that captures images of average quality. Though the snapper is of low quality but Nokia offers the facility to edit and convert the image in the way user want. The clicked images are of maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels and can be zoomed in 4 times larger than original one. Along with this the phone also supports video capturing option to shoot the image at the resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. There is no secondary camera so you cannot make live video calls to your friends and family members.
Nokia C3 handset is the optimal solution for those who are seeking for the better internet connectivity options at low price range. The phone supports the Nokia OSS and Opera Mini browsers that render that the phone supports the HTML, XHTML, WML web page at high speed. The phone will easily connect with the internet and flew the user in the paradise of friendship. It provides easy access to the various messengers and social networking websites that include MSN, G talk, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, etc., with direct access keys on the home screen to connect. A wide range of connectivity options are available in the Nokia C3 mobile that will give you pleasure and will keep you connected with the rest of the world.
Internal and External Memory
The full fledged Nokia C3 is loaded with in built memory of 55MB to store practically a huge number of phone book contacts and messages. The phone also provides 64MB space for RAM and 128MB space for ROM so that you can play and run heavy games and applications with ease. The external memory is capable to store ample amount of audio and video files, images and any other data. The phone allows to expand its memory with the use of microSD memory card up to 8GB. A 2Gb card comes along with the handset so that you can use the external memory space for storing files and documents.
Applications and Gaming
Nokia C3 comes furnished with a wide range of games to entertain the game lovers Viz. Java Games, Bounce Tales, Sudoku, Blocked, and Diamond Rush. Nokia has designed its Nokia C3 keeping in mind the users who love to play games. An instruction menu is also there to understand and play games.
The advanced Nokia C3 is powered by a standard BL-5J Lithium Ion 1,320 mAh battery that delivers a maximum battery back up of 7 hours as talk time and utmost stand by battery back up of 800 hours. While the phone has the ability to play music continuously for 30 hours, if it is been played on offline mode.
Nokia C3 is fully loaded with hi-tech technologies that will keep one connected to standard networks. A high speed USB 2.0 with micro USB connector and 3.5 mm AV connector is also feathered in Nokia C3. The phone supports Bluetooth version 2.1 with enhanced data rate and allows local synchronization. Along with this it also supports GPRS class A, multi slot class 32, maximum speed 85.6/64.2 kbps (DL/UL), EGPRS class A, multi slot class 32, maximum speed 296/177,6 kbps (DL/UL), WLAN IEEE 802.11b/g with a maximum speed up to 11 Mbps/54 Mbps and TCP/IP support that renders it to serve as data modem.
Samsung, is among the major rivals of Nokia across the globe. Nokia C3 can be compared with Samsung Chat 527. Both the phones are available at almost in the same price range but when compared, both are analog to each other with microscopic difference. The only major difference is that Samsung Chat 527 is a 3G phone that attracts the consumers. Nokia C3 is a Java enabled phone whereas Samsung Chat doesn't support Java technology. In terms of memory Samsung wins the race as it supports expendable memory upto 32GB. Among the embryonic differences, Nokia C3 is a bread winner as it offers more powerful battery than Samsung Chat and comes adorns with some extra features. The other handsets that are ready to give a strong competition to Nokia C3 are Samsung Chat 222, Samsung Fizz, Spice 5252, Spice M4580, Micromax X231, Micromax X102, iBall Glam 3, iBall Aaura 3, Karbonn K102, Nokia C2 03, Nokia Asha 202, Chaze C555, Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja, Intex Yuva, Intex Avatar, Motorola Erin EX109, Samsung E1232 Hero, Samsung E2152 Guru, Nokia 100, Nokia 101, Nokia X1 01, Nokia Asha 300, Nokia Asha 303, Nokia C1 02, Samsung Primo Duos, Samsung Wave 3, Nokia 109 and many more.