Nokia C3
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Key Specifications See full specifications
Memory Card microSD, up to 8GB
Internal Memory 55MB
Display Size 2.4 inch
Rear Camera 2.0 MP
Front Camera
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1320 mAh
Processor NA
Things we Like and Dislike about Nokia C3


  • Outdated OS
  • Poor Video Recording
  • Poor Battery Back-up


  • Expandable Memory
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack

Best For

  • Texting

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General Information

  • AnnouncedApril, 2010
  • Form FactorBar
  • Box ContentCharger, Handsfree, USB Cable
  • ShadesSlate Grey, Golden White, Hot Pink
  • OSNA
  • LanguagesEnglish


  • Accelerometer Sensor

Our Ratings

  • Appearance
  • Ease of Use
  • Features
  • Performance
  • Value For Money
  • Overall Rating


  • Call LogDetailed, max 30 days
  • Memory CardmicroSD, up to 8GB
  • Phonebook Capacity1000 Entries
  • Internal Memory55MB


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


  • Vibration
  • RingtonesPolyphonic, MIDI, MP3


  • Display Colours256000
  • Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution (H)240 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)320 pixels
  • Display Size2.4 inch
  • SenseUI
  • Multi-Touch
  • Handwriting Recognition
  • Scratch Resistant
  • Display TypeTFT


  • Rear Camera2.0 MP
  • Camera Resolution1600x1200 pixels
  • Video ResolutionQCIF @ 15fps
  • Front Camera
  • GeoTagging
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Auto Focus
  • Primary CameraNA


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

Basic Features

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

Internet & Connectivity

  • Infrared
  • Bluetoothv2.0(A2DP)
  • USB
  • Handsfree
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • NetworksNA
  • GPRSClass 32
  • Data SpeedNA
  • EDGEClass 32
  • 2G NetworkGSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G NetworkNo
  • Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g


  • Maximum Standby Time800.00 hours
  • Maximum Talktime7.00 hours
  • BatteryStandard battery, Li-Ion 1320 mAh

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height115.5 mm
  • Width58 mm
  • Thickness13.6 mm
  • Weight114 gms


  • ProcessorNA


Nokia C3 - Affordable and Handy QWERTY Phone

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Overview of Nokia C3

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, Nokia 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 320x240, 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 pixels. 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.

Connectivity Options

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 smartphones.

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30-10-2012 15:01:00

hi dude...its nice phone...


21-10-2012 14:47:00

really its superb. . . ?


21-10-2012 14:46:00

dont buy nokia c3 mobi. . . . . . .

Avjot Singh

18-01-2012 16:39:00

ousmmmm !!!! must buy !!!!

pugazh endhi

15-01-2012 13:31:00

This phone is excellent and easy to handle.Its going extraordinary..

Nilesh Dhane

14-01-2012 12:25:00

Nice mobile but not 3G

tanya khasyap

16-11-2011 06:39:00

nyc ph in an affordable rate

vijay bajaj

06-11-2011 12:21:00

very good phone, pls buy it

atif imran

05-11-2011 16:38:00

very good reachable price latest mobiles

sanjay prasad

21-10-2011 16:46:00

good picture quality and wifi is good

Viraj Kumar

20-10-2011 10:30:00

It's one of the best & inexpensive cell phones ever by Nokia :)

Praveen Kumar

22-08-2011 05:30:00

Good looking and nice

preeti shinde

23-07-2011 05:52:00

This model is superb, I like this phone

nilesh agath

15-07-2011 12:52:00

I like dis b'coz I like to chat. It make simple to connect with my frnds.


29-06-2011 13:36:00



deepak prasad

23-06-2011 14:11:00


I am using Nokia C-3 Last one year and its a very Interesting quality have.Amazing functions, best features- you can open any mail in this mobile, your personal server mail also. u can be on line whole time on face book, twiter, gtalk also can open Mobile linkedin in this Mobile. Ovi Nokia is also a best features in it.
Best Look, better keypad and a long battery also.

So guys I love my nokia-c3

Deepak Prasad

punam saini

23-06-2011 14:04:00

Nokia having the best products with suitable price

dheeraj mishra

18-06-2011 15:26:00

I hate this Nokia C3 product.

rajeev kumar

13-06-2011 16:37:00

Better pnone for use.

nisarg shah

13-06-2011 09:07:00

As it is not so costly, it can be purchased. nothing new in this model.

akash gajjar

23-05-2011 12:55:00

nice camera with wi-fi...& better keypad and graphics..makes it look expensive...


17-05-2011 07:42:00

Nokia C3 is totally looking like a china handset.
By using its keypad, it was difficult to dial a new number..

tarun bansal

13-05-2011 05:36:00

Nokis C3 dekhne me jyada bdiya nhi h per kam cost m nokia wifi mil rha h.
Bluetooth bhi good h.

Navi Shrivastava

11-05-2011 13:38:00

Nokia C3 is a good invention from the nokia and this celll phone provides a typing speed just like keyboard

sonika yadav

05-05-2011 05:44:00

I love it......nice phone.....

rahil chhabra

21-04-2011 09:51:00

Smart phone is range me aacha hai. Iski sound bhi acchi hai.