Nokia C3 Photos and Specs

The C3 was one of the handsets announced by Nokia yesterday. This handset is run on Symbian Series 40 and sports a QWERTY keyboard, a 320×240 pixel 2.4 inch screen and a 2 megapixel camera. It supports WiFi but lacks 3G connectivity. This phone is slated for release in the second quarter of 2010 with the indicative cost of  €90 (around INR 5500) making this a budget phone.

Display and user interface

  • Size: 2.4″
  • Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels (TFT)
  • 262,000 colours
  • Landscape QVGA

Power Management

  • BL-5J 1320 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time (maximum):
    • up to 8 hours
  • Standby time (maximum):
    • up to 500 hours
  • Music playback time (offline mode, maximum): 30 hours


  • Internal memory: 55 MB
  • MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, up to 8 GB

Operating frequency & Data Network

  • Quad band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • GPRS class A, multislot class 32, maximum speed 85.6/64.2 kbps (DL/UL)
  • EGPRS class A, multislot class 32, maximum speed 236.8/118.4 kbps (DL/UL)
  • WLAN IEEE 802.11b/g, maximum speed up to 11 Mbps/54 Mbps
  • TCP/IP support
  • Capability to serve as data modem


  • 2 megapixel camera (1600 x 1200 pixels)
  • Still image formats: JPEG
  • Zoom up to 4x (digital)
  • Fullscreen viewfinder
  • Self timer
  • Effects in viewfinder: greyscale, sepia and negative

Video camera

  • 2 megapixel
  • Video clip length: up to capacity of memory card
  • Zoom up to 4 x digital
  • Video capture in MPEG-4, QCIF max. resolution 320 x 240
  • Video file format: H.263, H.264, AVI, MPEG-4 (stored as .mpg or .3gp files), WMV

Music and Audio

  • Nokia Music Player
  • Music codecs: .MP3, WMA, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+
  • 3.5 mm stereo headphone plug
  • Ringtones: mp3, aac, 64-tone polyphonic
  • Stereo FM radio (87.5-108 MHz/76-90 MHz), RDS

You can get more detailed specifications on the C3 from Nokia’s Site

Images of the C3

C3 Video from Nokia

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Vinu Thomas

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