After the launch of its lower end siblings, the Nokia C3, the world’s largest mobile phone maker has launched its mid-range C series in India - Nokia C5 - priced at Rs 7,999.
The mobile phone comes with a stereo headset, micro USB cable, 2GB micro SD expansion card, wall charger and user guide. The phone features a 2.2-inch, QVGA LCD TFT display with 16.7 million colours and runs Symbian OS 9.3. The cell phone carries a 3.15 mega pixel camera with an LED Flash, red-eye reduction and video recording support. The phone has a front facing video camera for video calls.
The C5 has 50MB of internal memory and supports memory expansion with microSD cards. The C5 has a relatively powerful 1050Mah battery that should last quite a while when used normally.
The 3.5mm headphone jack, charger and microUSB ports are on the top side of the device. The battery cover is made from metal and is extremely easy to remove, thanks to the small peg at the bottom.
There is some disappointing aspect relating few minor design flaws. The image quality is mediocre and the C5 is useless in direct sunlight. The mobile phone doesn’t support Wi-Fi and the camera doesn’t have the autofocus.
The phone carries an excellent keypad with 5 way Navi™ key and two soft keys. The cell phone has a good set of connectivity features and good battery life. The phone might be a good candidate if you want a low-cost 3G capable device.
The Nokia C5 is a mid range cell phone offers a simple candybar design and good range of features without being too costly.
First Published: Saturday, July 17, 2010, 18:13