Nokia C1-01 is a smart looking phone that comes with wide range of attractive and eye-appealing colors. The phone fits in budget and has features like camera, Bluetooth, USB connectivity and FM radio. Nokia launched this phone to maintain its presence in the low cost phone market. In this post, we will see all the features of this phone and check whether it can be a great purchase or not.
The phone has a good quality camera with video recording facility. Display is crisp and shows all the texts and images with perfect colors. It supports a good amount of memory that is rare at this price. Loaded with Opera mini browser, this phone gives you a great browsing experience and I have to say that this is one of the best low priced phones, which opens web pages in a jiffy. Bluetooth and USB connectivity options work well and provide a fast data transfer.
All the games in the phone are exciting and easy to play. Anybody can follow the instructions and enjoy them. Like almost all other Nokia phones, C1 01 also offers great battery backup.
This is a 2G network based phone wrapped with all the basic multimedia features. It has Bluetooth (2.1 with A2DP, EDR), GPRS (Class 10 at 32-48 kbps) and USB connectivity, through which you can share pictures and data with your friends. The 1.8-inch TFT display of the phone has a resolution of 128 x 160 pixels and it supports 65k colors. It comes with VGA camera (0.3 megapixels) having 4X digital zoom and video recording facility that captures images at a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels and videos of 128 x 96 pixels at 10 fps.
It has an internal memory of 64 MB and its micro SD card is expandable up to 32 GB. With this internal memory, the phone is capable of storing up to 1000 phonebook entries with photo call facility. It comes with Hot Swappable feature where you can switch memory cards without turning off the phone. Using Li-ion 1020 mAh battery, the phone gives talk time of 10 hours and 40 minutes and stand by time 21 days.
It runs on S40 software platform and comes with opera mini browser that does a competent job to bring internet to your phone. It has multi-codec supported music player, games, stereo FM recording, Ovi application and many other features. Video player of the phone supports .3GP format while audio player supports AAC, WAV, AMR and MP3. Ovi application gives you the latest weather reports, news and many other useful information. The phone is fitted with a stereo loudspeaker that has a clear output. The phone operates at frequencies of GSM 850/1900 MHz. Messaging features include Ovi chat IM, MMS and email.
Other features of the phone include calendar, notes, expense manager, converter, advanced calculator, world clock and much more. Targeted for remote areas, the phone is fitted with high standard telephony, which means there is no chance of disturbance or call drop even if the signal is low.
Nokia C1 01 is a slim, simple but stylish phone that is easy to carry and comfortable to hold. This lightweight (78.8 g) budget phone has a small size and has dimensions of 108mm x 45mm x 14mm. Keys over the key pad are placed maintaining an optimum space and are very comfortable to use and soft to touch. It is available in beautiful colors like warm grey, dark grey, midnight blue and red.
Nokia C1 01 is an entry-level phone that makes calls, sends messages, plays music and has a great battery life. All these basic features come in a very pocket friendly price. If you are looking for these features then you can definitely choose it but do not expect anything off the chart. Overall, the phone gives a complete value for money.