Nokia C7 ORO worth its weight in Gold

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




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C7
  • Display 3.5" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1200 mAh(5.30h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

1. snowgator

Posts: 3620; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

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

5. Mikeyfs unregistered

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

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.

3. Rich unregistered

I ACTUALLY HAD TO CHECK MY CALENDAR TO SEE IF IT WAS APRIL 1ST AGAIN...

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?

11. joey18

Posts: 663; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

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

12. TKFox007

Posts: 303; Member since: Nov 02, 2010

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

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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