Nokia C5-05

Updated: 10/26/2013 1:42:34 PM



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  • Cons
  • No Front Camera
  • Poor Battery Back-up
  • Pros
  • GPS
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Lightweight


Excellent Value for Money

29 Jan, 13 06:44 PM

Nokia C5-05 is a mid-range priced mini-SIM smartphone from Nokia that was unveiled in October 2011.

Nokia C5-05 Design and Build Quality

Nokia C5-05 bears that trendy and attractive look that we have come to associate with smartphones. It is available in a variety of colors such as black, white lilac, black lilac, graphite grey, white and aluminium grey. It comes with a high-resolution 3.2-inch resistive TFT screen that can display a staggering 16 million different colors. The phone measures 105.8 x 51 x 13.8 mm and weighs 93g, which is quite low for a Smartphone. Nokia C5-05 uses a 1000 mAh battery, capable of supporting eleven and half hours of talk time and 600 hours standby time. It has a 1000 mAh battery, which is small for a Smartphone. The phone operates on a Quad-Band GSM network of 850/ 900/1800/1900 MHz frequency bandwidth.

User Interface and Comfort to Use Nokia C5-05

Nokia C5-05 uses a Symbian OS v 9.4 and has a 600 MHz CPU .Its user interface is exciting and comfortable to work with. It has a 128MB RAM and a storage memory of 40MB but it can accommodate up to 16GB external MicroSD card.

Telephone and Phonebook

Nokia C5-05 can support 1000 phonebook entries and store up to 2000 SMSs.

Messaging and Email

This phone supports a wide range of messaging platforms including SMS and MMS and IM. The handset support both email and Push Email.

Gallery and Photo Viewer and Video Player

This phone has a good-quality 640 x 480 Pixels video camera that records video at 15 fps and a 2X digital zoom. Video playback is at 15 fps and yields good quality pictures. Video features include video streaming as well as video sharing.

Nokia C5-05 Music Player and FM Radio

This phone has both an MP3 and MP4 music players that deliver high quality sound. It also comes with a good-quality stereo FM Radio player with RDS.

Nokia C5-05 Camera and Image Quality

Nokia C5-05 has a good quality 1600 x 1200 Pixels (2 Megapixels) primary camera that gives good quality pictures.

Nokia C5-05 Connectivity Options

The connectivity options for this phone include:

  • Class 32 GPRS
  • Class 32 EDGE
  • Bluetooth v 2.0
  • USB v2.0

The handset runs Java (MIDP 2.0).

Organizer and Other Utility Tools

Nokia C5-05 comes with all the standard organizer tools such as Calendar, Currency Converter, Calculator, and World Clock, among others.

Web Browser and Applications

Nokia C5-05 comes with 3 web browsers namely:

  • WAP 2.0/ xHTML
  • Adobe Flash Lite
  • HTML

Nokia C5-05 comes with Nokia Maps as well as a host of Nokia Apps.

Google Maps and GPS

This phone has both Google Maps and GPS (A-GPS).

Distinctive Features of Nokia C5-05

Nokia C5-05 supports Java. Its display screen has a handwriting-recognition feature.

Value for Money

Nokia C5-05 offers excellent value for money at its average retail price of Rs. 6,349 (approx., may vary).


This phone is no doubt a winner. It offers the user a choice of 3 web browsers, has a handwriting recognition feature in its display screen and offers support for Java. Its downsides are 2G internet speeds and a rather weak battery. Overall, it is an excellent phone and offers good value for money.

SellerShipping Info More InfoPrice
NANARs. 6209.00
Updated: 28, Feb, 2013 02:53 AM


  • AnnouncedOct, 2013
  • Networks2G
  • Colors AvailableBlack/Aluminium Grey, Black Lilac, White Lilac, White/Graphite grey
  • Operating SystemSymbian OS v9.4, Series 60 rel. 5
  • Languages SupportedEnglish
  • 2G NetworkGSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz


  • Height105.8 mm
  • Width51 mm
  • Thickness13.8 mm
  • Weight93 gms
  • Form Factor (Shape)Bar


  • Maximum Standby TimeUpto 600 hours
  • Maximum TalktimeUpto 35 hours
  • Battery TypeStandard, Lion 1000 mAh

Internet & Connectivity

  • Bluetoothv2.1 with A2DP, EDR
  • WAPv2.0
  • USB Connectivityv2.0
  • Handsfree Connectivity
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • BrowserWAP
  • GPRSClass 32
  • Data SpeedHSDPA, 10.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps
  • EDGEClass 32

Other Features

  • JavaMIDP 2.0
  • Calendar
  • Voice Dialing
  • Voice Memo
  • Sync
  • Clock
  • Alarm Clock
  • Organiser
  • In-built Torch
  • Office Applications
  • Sales PackageCharger, Headset, USB Cable


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


  • Camera MP2.0 MP
  • Camera Resolution1600x1200 pixels
  • Digital Zoom
  • Video ResolutionVGA@15fps
  • GeoTagging
  • Primary Camera2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels, Digital Zoom


  • Display Colours16 Million
  • Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution (H)360 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)640 pixels
  • Display Size3.2 inch
  • Handwriting Recognition
  • Pixels Per Inch Density229 ppi
  • Display TypeTFT


  • Vibration
  • RingtonesPolyphonic, MIDI, MP3


  • T9 Dictionary
  • MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, IM


  • RAM128 MB
  • ROM256 MB
  • Call Log
  • Memory Card SlotMicroSD, Up to 16GB
  • Internal Memory40 MB

Our Ratings

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


  • Processor600 MHz


  • Accelerometer Sensor


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