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Nokia C5-03

Announced
Oct 14, 2010
Market status
Released
Release date
Dec 3, 2010

Pros

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Cons

  • Slow processor (600 MHz)
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • 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
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

Nokia C5-03 is a mid-range Symbian smartphone for people on a budget. Offering a 3.2" resistive touch screen, 5MP camera, Wi-Fi, A-GPS and microSDHC card slot.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (9.4) S60 5th Edition
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.17 x 2.01 x 0.54 inches (105.8 x 51 x 13.8 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.28 oz (93 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, Green, Blue, Gray

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 360 x 640 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.

    • 229 ppi
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Features:
      • White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (15 fps)
    • Recording format:
      • MPEG4, H.263, 3GP

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, 600 MHz, ARM11
  • 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:
    • 0.04 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 11.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (746 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 25.0 days (600 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 4.50 hours
      the average is 13 h (769 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 24.5 days (588 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 35.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 7.50 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Preset equalizer
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, RealAudio 8, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GPP, RealVideo 8, RealVideo 9, Flash Video
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0, Flash Lite (3.1)
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Flickr

Technology

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

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF, Other, ZIP), Calculator, Converter, Notes, Dictionary
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Midp 2.0
    • API:
      • JSR-75, JSR-82, JSR-118, JSR-135, JSR-139, JSR-172, JSR-177, JSR-179, JSR-184, JSR-205, JSR-226, JSR-234, JSR-256, IAP Info API, eSWT UI API 1.0.3, Nokia UI API 1.2
  • Games:
      • Climate Mission

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0, EDR
    • Profiles:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Imaging (BIP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 25 Oct 2010
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        QTKRM-697 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 1.24 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.83 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 850 MHz

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 14 Oct 2010

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Nokia Battery BL-4U, Nokia Travel Charger AC-8 / AC-15, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-102, Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-101D, Nokia 2 GB microSD Card MU-37, User guide, Service Leaflet
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