Nokia C3 Profile

Monday 20th, September 2010 / 15:30 Written by

The Nokia C3 is a neat new qwerty Series 40 phone, aimed at the messaging masses.

The C3 is the perfect budget phone for Email, Chat and Social Networking on the go while on a budget!

Here are some of the specs of the 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 7 hours
  • Standby time (maximum):
    • up to 800 hours
  • Music playback time (offline mode, maximum): 30 hours
Data network

  • GPRS class A, multislot class 32, maximum speed 85.6/64.2 kbps (DL/UL)
  • EGPRS class A, multislot class 32, maximum speed 296/177,6 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
Memory
  • MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, up to 8 GB
  • Internal memory: 55 MB
Operating frequency
  • Quad band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • Automatic switching between GSM bands
  • Flight mode
Connectivity
  • 2.0 mm Charger Connector
  • Bluetooth version 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • Support for local synchronisation
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
  • 3.5 mm AV connector
Software platform & user interface
  • Series 40
  • FOTA (firmware update over the air)
  • Software updates through Nokia Software Updater installed on PC
Email and messaging
  • Easy access to your email accounts, including Yahoo!® Mail, Gmail™, Windows Live™, Hotmail™ and other popular POP/IMAP services
  • Easy Ovi Mail free email account creation directly from phone
  • Instant messaging through Windows Live Messenger™, Yahoo!® Messenger, Google Talk™ and Ovi Chat
  • Conversational SMS for chat-style text messages
  • SMS, MMS
  • Nokia Xpress audio messaging
Camera
  • 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
  • Settings for scene, video light, white balance, colour tone
  • 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
Standard Sales Package
  • Nokia C3
  • Nokia Battery BL-5J
  • Nokia Compact Charger AC-3
  • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-102
  • User guide
You can learn more about the C3 over at the Nokia Site.
Thanks to this little tweet by the Nokia Messaging team, we know that the C3 is currently available in India! Visit the launch page over here. The phone should be available for around INR 5000 (not official ofcourse)
If you do walk into the stores to check it out, do let us know about the phone and the retail price by commenting below, or catch us on twitter, we’re @myportableworld.

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Perennial Student, Twitterphobe, Closet Biker, Timewaster extraordinaire. Owner of a Classic Phone.

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