Nokia announces the C5, reveals new naming convention

Nokia announces the C5, reveals new naming convention
We have seen leaked images of the Nokia C5 candybar before, but now the manufacturer has officially introduced it to the world. In addition, it has shared some details on its new naming convention, explaining what the C stands for and how its future devices will be called.

Basically, the Cseries will house Nokia’s mainstream handsets, or as the manufacturer describes it, this would be its “core range of products”. The other series will be the Nseries, Eseries and Xseries. The Nseries will continue to include Nokia’s most technologically advanced devices, the Eseries will remain home to the business-oriented handsets, while phones that will focus on “social entertainment” will fall in the Xseries. The models in each series will be from 1 to 9, with 1 being the most affordable and 9 being the most advanced ones.

So, it doesn't take a genius to realize that the Nokia C5 will be an ordinary handset, without breathtaking features, but still good enough to carry out all kinds of basic tasks (and some more complex ones). Indeed, it will be a Symbian S60 3rd Edition smartphone with support for Ovi Maps 3.0 (with free walk and drive navigation!) and Nokia Messaging. The phonebook will have a social element – it will show you the Facebook status updates of your linked contacts. Also, you’ll be able to update your status and share your location with Ovi Maps 3.0.

On the hardware side of things, the Nokia C5 will offer ordinary features, such as a 2.2-inch QVGA screen, 3.2MP camera with LED flash, GPS, Bluetooth 2.0 and 3.5mm jack.

The Nokia C5 looks sweet in white, but it will also be available in grey, starting Q2 2010. Its price before subsidies and taxes will be EUR 135. You’ll be able to purchase it in the following regions: Europe, Eurasia, SEAP, China and MEA.

Nokia C5 Specifications

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2 Comments

1. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

C5 looks like a bummer to me :(

2. thatdude1 unregistered

C5 looks great! Keep your negative comments to yourself.

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