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Nokia C3 Touch and Type

Announced
Sep 15, 2010
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.37 x 1.87 x 0.43 inches inches)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call

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Description

Nokia C3 Touch and Type is the second device from the manufacturer to feature a 2.4-inch touch-sensitive screen with QVGA resolution combining it with a regular numeric keypad. The phone does pack a decent mix of features including Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G, 5-megapixel camera and a 3.5mm jack.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.37 x 1.87 x 0.43 inches (111 x 47.5 x 11 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.53 oz (100 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 167 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • White balance presets, Effects, Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (15 fps), 320x240 (QVGA) (20 fps)

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 64 MB RAM / 128 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.03 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.60 hours
      the average is 12 h (746 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 17.0 days (408 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 3.40 hours
      the average is 13 h (769 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 18.0 days (432 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1050 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, VoIP

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 15 Sep 2010

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Nokia C3-01, Nokia C3-01.5


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Nokia C3-01 Gold Edition


Differences:
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Officially announced:
    • 23 Aug 2011

Nokia C3-01.5


Differences:
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 1000 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.140 GB

Despite our efforts to provide full and correct Nokia C3 Touch and Type specifications, there is always a possibility of making a mistake. If you see any wrong or incomplete data, please LET US KNOW.


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