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Nokia C3 - Expert Reviews
Operating system and UI
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nokia C3 is a simple basic feature phone that has an easy to use QWERTY keypad with aptly spaced keys that reduces the chances of any accidental press. This handset is tailor made to provide you social networking according to your taste with full QWERTY keypad with soft keys and fast Wi-Fi service to enable you to stay connected with the rest of the world 24 x 7. The company announced this handset in the month of April, 2010 and was made available for purchase in the market from the month of June, 2010. This is a low cost feature phone that is priced for Rs. 2,749 only, a price that your pocket can easily afford. This phone provides you access to all the social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, etc. and you can also send SMS, MMS, e-mail, Push e-mail, IM, etc. from this mobile phone very easily and with a very fast speed.
Multimedia features of this handset also delivers good quality service where the audio and the video players gives support to multiple formats so that you do not have to convert the file into the supportable format before playing it. Along with this, the FM radio comes with RDS support that automatically detects the name of the radio station to which you are tuned into. The 2.4 inch wide TFT display provides a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels with color combinations made from 256 thousand colors. It comes with an internal memory of 55MB with 64MB space for RAM and 128MB space for ROM. The external memory can be extended up to 8GB and you will get a 2GB card along with the handset. Connectivity options like EDGE, GPRS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB port, etc. are there to enable you to share your data with others. The 2 megapixels primary camera captures QCIF videos by taking 15 frames per second. There is no secondary camera so you cannot make video calls to your family and friends. The Lithium Ion 1,320 mAh battery provides you a talk time of 7 hours maximum.
Nokia C3 User Reviews
OUT OF 5
Very Good , Based on 3 ratings
Nokia C3 - Specifications
Announced 2010, April
Network Type GSM
Model Name Nokia C3-00
Status Available, Released 2010, June
Display Size 2.4 Inches
Display Type TFT Display
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels
Display Color 256K
Horizontal Pixel 320
Vertical Pixel 240
Rear Camera 2 MP
Front Camera No
Video Yes, QCIF@15 fps
Internal Memory 55 MB
Extendable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 8 GB
Operating System Others
Operating Frequency GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Java Yes, MIDP 2.0
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash Lite
Data & Internet
EDGE Yes, Class 32
GPRS Yes, Class 32
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with (A2DP)
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
Music Player Yes, MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC
Video Player Yes, AVI, H.263, H.264, MP4, WMV
Radio Yes, Built-In Antenna
Alert Types MP3, Vibration
Audio Jack Yes
Battery Type Li-ion
Battery Capacity 1320 mAh
Talk Time Up to 7 hrs
Max Stand-by Time Up to 400 hrs
Form Factor Bar
Dimensions 115.5 x 58.1 x 13.6 mm
Weight 114 gms
Input Method Qwerty Keypad
SIM Size Mini SIM
SIM Option Single SIM
SAR Value 1.11 W/kg (head), 0.87 W/kg (body)
In The Box Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Bluetooth, User Manual