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Nokia C7 ORO worth its weight in Gold

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Nokia C7 ORO worth its weight in Gold
If you're the type that can purchase a smartphone for $1635 without breaking into a cold sweat, you might be interested in the Nokia C7 ORO. Using the Italian and Spanish word for Gold tells you all you need to know about the phone which has an 18K Gold frame and keys. The front keys are made of scratch-resistant sapphire crystal while the back is covered with Bridge of Weir leather.

Everything about the phone spells luxury and perhaps the only thing that it has in common with the more, uh, common smartphone is the Gorilla Glass used on the display. As far as the Nokia C7 goes, it is powered by Symbian ^3 and is equipped with a 3.5 inch AMOLED display with resolution of 360 x 640. An 8MP camera is on back that supports HD video capture. The microSD slot accepts cards up to 32GB while there is 8GB of on board memory.

Russia will be the first place that the Nokia C7 ORO will be made available. Somehow, we can't see this model sitting on a shelf at Walmart or Best Buy.

source: Charles-Porter via GSMArena

The Nokia C7 ORO will have a price tag of $1635

The Nokia C7 ORO will have a price tag of $1635

Nokia C7 ORO worth its weight in Gold

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posted on 04 May 2011, 11:17 4

1. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

Holy Sheep-Snot, Batman. Just sign the 30-year phone contract here.....

posted on 04 May 2011, 13:18 1

5. Mikeyfs (unregistered)

I gotta say this New WIndows Phone 7 devie from NOKIA looks awesome to me

posted on 04 May 2011, 12:12 4

2. ryq (unregistered)

this kind of phone is one reason nokia is in deep shit. no wonder their getting their ass kick by iphone and samsung.

posted on 04 May 2011, 12:36 4

3. Rich (unregistered)


posted on 04 May 2011, 13:06 2

4. Seylan Naidoo (unregistered)

Thats not much gold for that HUGE price tag...and why the C7? Wouldn't you want an N8 wrapped in gold instead?
Hmmm where is that 8800 Arte successor?

posted on 05 May 2011, 00:37

11. joey18 (Posts: 593; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)

ugly phone u get on craigslist for 30 dollars if u dont liked u get 60 dollars back

posted on 05 May 2011, 21:48

12. TKFox007 (Posts: 303; Member since: 02 Nov 2010)

That explains why they fired a ton of their employees, they needed the extra money for all that gold to make those phones.

posted on 06 May 2011, 14:03

13. Laurynas (unregistered)

NOKIA C7 isn't a prestige class phone and that's mean there was no reason to dress this phone with fancy clothes. People who cares about a prestige won't buy it even with golden clothes.

In simple words:

Prestige Phone + Golden Clothes = Extra Prestige
Simple Phone + Golden Clothes = FAIL!

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