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Nokia C5-05

Oct 10, 2011
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  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE, GPRS)
  • Low pixel density screen (229 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low resolution display (360 x 640 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • 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




Nokia C5-05 is a Symbian smartphone offering a 3.2" resistive touch screen, 2MP camera, A-GPS and microSDHC card slot.

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  • 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 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, Green, Blue, Gray


  • 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
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 52.20 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive


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


  • 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


  • Talk time:
    • 11.50 hours
      the average is 15 h (890 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 25.0 days (600 hours)
      the average is 18 days (434 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 4.50 hours
      the average is 16 h (934 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 24.5 days (588 hours)
      the average is 24 days (575 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 35.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 7.50 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • 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


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, GPRS
  • 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:
    • Points of interest (POI), Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
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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:
      • Yes


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • 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)
  • 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

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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