Nokia C2-00

Updated: 7/30/2013 3:26:21 PM
C2-00

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  • Cons
  • Outdated OS
  • No GPS
  • Poor Battery Back-up
  • Poor Camera
  • Pros
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Dual SIM
  • Lightweight
  • Best For
  • Texting

Overview

The Clear Phone: Nokia C2

29 Jan, 13 06:44 PM

Overview of Nokia C2-00

This is a phone that is intended for people who don’t demand a lot from phones. The Nokia C2-00 is a great phone that is dedicated to all those persons who have passion for great machines. This Nokia phone has so many exciting features that people can look out for. The phone gives clear calls. Callers are audible even on noisy environments. People love this phone for this. One can also access internet with great ease as the phone can access internet easily using GPRS connection. It takes games that are in java format with ease. People can download these games from the internet. Also, the phone has many unique features. It is very small and one can easily slide it in the pocket. This allows one to carry it conveniently.

Design and Build Quality of Nokia C2-00

The 1.8 inch screen, Nokia C2-00 is a candy-bar style device that fits easily into your pocket. Its build feels sturdy and weighs in at only 74.1 g. Its edges are rounded, making the device look and feel very elegant.

User Interface and Comfort to Use Nokia C2-00

The C2-00 runs on a Series 40 operating system that is easy to use when operating the device. Because of its slim size, you can work the device with ease in one hand. The buttons are close together, but responsive to inputs.

Telephony and Phonebook

One phonebook is support on this Series 40 platform device. You can have to 1000 entries and Photo call is an available feature.

Messaging and Emails

Access to your emails is available on this phone so you can keep connected to your professional and personal environments. There is also support for Ovi Chat and Ovi Mail.

Gallery, Photo Viewer, and Video Player

The display quality on the C2-00 is relatively poor. You will probably not be using the device to play back your videos or save your pictures on. The video player does support MP4, H.264, and H.263 format.

Nokia C2-00 Music Player and FM Radio

On the other hand, the music player on the C2-00 performs very well. You can play back WAV, MP3 and eAAC+ formats. There is an integrated stereo FM radio that also has a recording option. This enables you to record songs on the radio stations so you can listen to them as much as you want.

Nokia C2-00 Still Camera and Image Quality

There is a 0.3 megapixel camera that's low resolution will keep you carrying your camera around as well for taking pictures. There is a 5x zoom, self-timer, and white-balance features as well.

Video Camera and Video Quality

You are able to record videos on the C2-00 with a maximum resolution of 176 x 144 pixels. Again, you will find yourself using the video just as rarely as the camera due to the poor quality.

Connectivity Options

What is great about the Nokia C2-00 is that it is a Dual SIM device. It can run on 2G networks on GSM 900/1800 – SIM 1 and GSM 90/1800 – SIM2.

Organizer and Other Utility Tools

Some useful features that are available on the C2-00 device include an organizer. There is also a timer that you can be useful for exercising purposes.

Nokia C2-00 Web Browser and Applications

You are able to connect to the internet through the supported EDGE and GPRS platforms. Opera Mini is the pre-installed browser that works effortlessly to browse the web.

Distinctive Features of Nokia C2-00

The battery life on this Nokia is very good for a smartphone, lasting well over one day with extensive use. Using the device for PC connectivity is easy once you get your hands on a data cable. Bluetooth data transfer is also a great feature.

Value for money

Priced at ?2370 (approx., may vary), the C2-00 is a very affordable smartphone device. It is priced well for a basic smartphone with the Dual SIM functionality.

Verdict

All in all, the C2-00 is a reliable device for users looking for a basic smartphone. While the screen quality and camera are not the best, the device has enough going for it. A good battery life, good signal reception, and solid internet connectivity, the C2-00 is a good buy.

General

  • AnnouncedJune, 2010
  • NetworksNA
  • Colors AvailableDynamic Gray, Jet Black, Magenta, Dark Blue, Snow White
  • Operating SystemNA
  • Languages SupportedEnglish
  • 2G NetworkGSM 900/1800 MHz, Dual SIM
  • 3G NetworkNo

Format

  • Height108 mm
  • Width45 mm
  • Thickness15 mm
  • Weight74 gms
  • Form Factor (Shape)Bar

Battery

  • Maximum Standby Time460.00 hours
  • Maximum Talktime5.00 hours
  • Battery TypeStandard Li-Ion 1020

Internet & Connectivity

  • Infrared
  • HSCSD
  • Bluetoothv2.0(EDR)
  • WAPWAP 2.0/xHTML
  • USB Connectivity
  • Handsfree Connectivity
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GPRSClass 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
  • Data SpeedNA
  • EDGEClass 6 (Up to 177.6 kbps), 177.6 kbps
  • Wi-FiNo

Other Features

  • JavaYes, MIDP 2.0
  • Calendar
  • Voice Dialing
  • Voice Memo
  • Sync
  • SyncML
  • Clock
  • Alarm Clock
  • Organiser
  • In-built Torch
  • Office Applications
  • Trackball
  • Sales PackageCharger, Handsfree
  • Other Features-

Entertainment

  • Radio
  • Music Player
  • Video Player
  • Voice Recording
  • Image Viewer
  • Video Recording
  • 3.5mm Jack/Port
  • GamesYes

Camera

  • Camera MP0.3 MP
  • Camera Resolution640x480 pixels
  • Digital Zoom5 x
  • Video ResolutionQCIF @ 10fps
  • Front Camera
  • GeoTagging
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Auto Focus
  • Primary CameraNA

Display

  • Display Colours65000
  • Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution (H)128 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)160 pixels
  • Display Size1.8 inch
  • SenseUI
  • Multi-Touch
  • Handwriting Recognition
  • Scratch Resistant
  • Display TypeTFT

Ringtones

  • Vibration
  • RingtonesPolyphonic, MIDI, MP3

Messaging

  • T9 Dictionary
  • QWERTY Keypad
  • MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, IM

Memory

  • Call LogYes
  • Memory Card SlotmicroSD, up to 32GB
  • Phonebook Capacity1000 Entries
  • Internal Memory64 MB ROM, 16 MB RAM

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Hardware

  • ProcessorNo

Sensors

  • Accelerometer Sensor

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