Expert Review of Nokia C7
User Interface and UI functionality
Nokia C7 comes with a AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that is of 3.5 inches in size and is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass technology. The display screen gives a resolution of 360 X 640 pixels along with 16 million colours and works at a pixel density of 210 ppi.
Nokia C7 offers loads of multimedia features including the music player that allows the user to listen to his/her favourite musical tracks. The music player is compatible with the formats MP3, WMA, WAV and eAAC+. The music can be heard 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 a video player that allows the user to watch his/her favourite videos. The video player is compatible with the formats DivX, XviD, MP4, H.264, H.263 and WMV.
Pictures and Video quality
Nokia C7 comes with a very formidable 8 megapixels camera that allows the user to click pictures with clarity and ease. The camera gives a resolution of 3264 X 2448 pixels and offers loads of other features including the dual-LED flash and fixed focus facility. The LED flash allows the user to click pictures in the dark making sure that the pictures are never too dull. Other features offered by the device include the geo-tagging and face detection facilities. The video recording facility allows the user to shoot videos. It is also featured by the video stabilization feature. There is a provision for a secondary camera as well.
Nokia C7 comes with the Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n that gives the user access to wireless Internet and lets them surf the web and download videos, music files, images and other applications.
Internal and External Memory
Nokia C7 comes with an internal memory of 8 GB that is backed by the 256 MB RAM and 1 GB ROM making sure that the user gets to access the resources of the system at a faster pace. The 8 GB memory allows the user to store loads of data which may include videos, music files, images, games and various other application. If the memory is still not enough, the user has the luxury to expand the memory even further upto 32 GB with the help microSD card slot.
Applications and Gaming
Nokia C7 offers lots of gaming features that keeps the user engaged and entertained. Lot of preinstalled games come with the device and you can also download more from the Web that are compatible with the device.
Nokia C7 comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1200 mAh that allows the user to operate on the device for long hours without their entertainment being cut short. The battery also gives the user a talk time of up to 9 hours 30 minutes in 2G and up to 5 hours in 3G along with a standby time of up to 9 hours 30 minutes in 2G and up to 5 hours in 3G. You can also enjoy non stop music for up to 54 hours.
Nokia C7 offers loads of data connectivity features including the EDGE and GPRS facility. The GPRS feature allows the user to keep track of the desired location and makes sure that he/she never gets lost. The Wi-Fi facility gives the user access to wireless Internet and lets them surf the web and download videos, music files, images, games and loads of other applications. The bluetooth facility allows the user to connect with other devices and transfer data to that device or receive data from it. The USB port lets them connect with the computer and transfer data to that computer or retrieve data form that computer. The data exchanged may include music files, video files, images, games and other applications. The device also comes with the NFC software update.
Nokia C7 as compared to the Samsung Wave II is behind when it comes to screen resolution and the touchscreen interaction. Wave II is much smoother when you type so messaging and general interaction with the screen becomes easier. In terms of the power of the processor too, samsung Wave II beats the Nokia C7 by some margin. Other features are basically neck and neck but with Nokia handsets, you get a sense of familiarity.