Nokia C3 - Affordable and Handy QWERTY Phone
January 29, 2013
Overview of Nokia C3
is a QWERTY bar featured phone announced in 2010.
It runs on S40 operating system. It has dimensions 115.5 mm height, 58 mm
width, 13.6 mm thickness and weighs 114 g. It's Volume is 63.2 cm3. Its
QWERTY keyboard resembles with earlier Nokia 6800 series models. This model
possesses a camera of 2 MP with photo resolution 1600x1200 pixels and video
recording option is also available with resolution of 320x240 pixels. Phone
has 2.4 inch QVGA screen and supported with 55MB internal memory which can
be extended up to 8GB using micro SD. The Nokia C3 is powered via its BL-5J
1320mAh Li-Ion battery which has maximum 7hrs talk time and 800 hrs. standby
time and has music playback time maximum 30hrs at offline mode.
User Interface and comfort to use Nokia C3
Nokia C3 users can set up email and chat accounts from device itself because
phone has installed with Ovi Chat and Ovi mail
. You can access
Facebook and twitter directly from home as it is features push mail and SNS.
Messaging and Emails
Nokia C3 offers keypad style messaging experience. This is inconvenient for
typing messages. Phone supports SMS, MMS+SMIL, AMS, IM
Messaging, Nokia Mail etc. One splendid feature of this phone is
text-to-speech message reader.
Gallery, Photo Viewer and Video quality
You are able to play back video in MPEG-4, QCIF maximum resolution of
, video file format is H.263, H.264, AVI, MPEG-4.
Music Player and FM Radio of Nokia C3
Phone has loud speaker of clear sound quality
. Music will play
nicely on the device and you can organize your play list into album, artist
and genre options. FM radio is equipped with stereo feature.
Phonebook of Nokia C3
The phone book memory is designed to store 1000 number of contacts
Camera and Image Quality
Phone supported with 2MP camera having photo resolution of 1600x1200
. Camera is equipped with features like 4x digital zoom,
sequence mode, full viewfinder, self-timer and full focus minimum focus
range is 50cm. It lacks LED flash means camera will not work in dark.
Nokia C3 equipped with Wi-Fi security modes WPA, WEP, Micro USB, Nokia micro
USB, Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR
, Multimedia Transfer Protocol, WLAN support
802.11b/g. It supports for Opera mini browser and Nokia browser. Social
networking apps preinstalled in handset lets you access your contacts.
Distinctive Features of Nokia C3
Nokia C3 performs much better that a media and internet device. Call
quality is good
even in loud environment. Battery life is good as it
packs 1320mAh battery. It also gets 1-click access to various social
networking sites, including image uploads, via Nokia's communities app.
Value for Money
Nokia C3 is available at a price of INR 5199 (approx., may vary).
Nokia C3 is a mid-range phone with QWERTY keypad
. The phone has a lot
of useful features to satisfy the needs of the target customers. The phone
runs on Symbian Series 40 OS, which is commonly found in many Nokia