Nokia C2-01 Review

Nokia C2-01 Review
This is a global GSM phone. It can beused with AT&T and T-Mobile USA (2G only).

Introduction:


The Nokia C2-01 is a feature phone for the occasional web crawler. With traditional Nokia candybar styling and S40 on board, it's aimed at the casual user who may want some online functionality, music playback through the 3.5mm jack or radio and the odd camera snap here and there.
 

Design:
 
The Nokia C2-01 is an all plastic candybar handset with physical numeric keypad. It is a marked revision of past handsets, so the design is safe and functional, though there is a chrome-effect band around the unit which visually works well.
 


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The screen is 2” with a resolution of 240x320 pixels. While the pixel density is decent and colours are displayed well with okay viewing angles, it's beyond question that the screen is on the small side.
 
Working our way round the phone and there is a microSD slot to the left, while on the right hand-side is a microUSB slot, both contained under plastic flaps. Below the screen is a dpad, two softkeys and small chiclet type send and end buttons with a numeric pad for T9 entry below these. The number keys are individually raised and bulbous, so while flushed with one another are nevertheless easily distinguishable, though a tad small. Up top are the 3.5mm headphone jack and 2mm proprietary charging port.
 


The overall design and functionality therefore neither inspires nor does it offend. With a few niggles, such as the lack of volume rocker and the small screen, there are also “bonuses” in the form of a hotswappable microSD card slot and the 3.5mm headphone jack.



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13 Comments

1. Optimus unregistered

Overall the phone looks very basic in its looks except the 3G connectivity & 3.2mp camera. Dont know if it can be used as modem for laptop for accessing internet thriugh 3g??

2. Riggidig unregistered

Why does this phone get a worse score than the Nokia 5130 XpressMusic when it has a bigger internal memory, 3mp camera compared to a 2mp camera, 3G and a longer battery life compared to that model??

3. suryakant sahu unregistered

very bad mobile so much software problem and the is not for use because sum time it just switched off bad quality camera no video calling no other featrus in camera

4. yateesh unregistered

totaly bed phone........plz dont purchase.....bahut jyada problum hai bhai ji.......main bahut paresan hu...........koi aur le lo

5. tanuj unregistered

bhai kya dikat hai main lene ki soch raha tha

6. methun44

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 02, 2011

yep dont purchase......

7. Kushal Arora unregistered

Bakwas phone... It hs software problem.,. Restart hota hai bhot baar.,. N software update krwane pe bhi problem solve nahi hoti... Don't buy this phone..

8. Amar unregistered

It is restarted several times automatically.it has software problems.finally.its a WORST MOBILE

9. amar unregistered

i am planning to buy a phone.. which you think is the best Nokia C2-01 or sony ericsson cedar... Somebody pls help me.. i m in chaos!!! My budget is around 4000 to 5000>>>>>

10. satish unregistered

i want 2 take a good phone frm nokia my budget is 3500 to 500 pls help me choosing mobile

11. Rahul S unregistered

3 months back my friend purchased this phone. But now its showing problems. its switch off automatically. i think there are some s/w complaints...

12. xhian24

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

its a good phone.. a brought it yesterday.. but i have some little problems to this phone.. sometimes.. it restarts automatically and when i'm transferring files thru bluetooth its not directly going to the memory card but it goes to the phone memory.. can somebody help me to this problems?? is there a solution??

13. modanski

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

It is a nice phone though sometimes i feel like throwing it through the window when it comes to browsing the internet. Yuo have to select a link more than six times before it connects that is if you are enduring enough. Mostly when am browsing i quit halfway!!!
C2-01
  • Display 2.0" 240 x 320 pixels
  • Camera 3.2 MP
  • Storage 0.046 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1020 mAh(4.50h 3G talk time)

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