With Nokia 603 smartphone, Nokia has once again renewed their smartphone line-up. Nokia, the Finnish giant has always marketed products that are unique and meet the needs of people around the world. They have made and launched the most affordable phones with best of technology and features. Nokia 603 Symbian Belle smartphone is a fine example of this. The aim of creating such a Nokia Smartphone was to keep users better connected and hands-on with latest technology like NFC (Near Field Communication). Nokia 603, the new Nokia 603 Symbian Belle Smartphone is preloaded with the latest Nokia apps and features single-tap pairing, sharing and tag reading with Near Field Communication. It completely supports personalization and prioritization which many users will find absolutely adorable. The Nokia 603 has up to six customizable home screens and dynamic live widgets and that ensures that user’s favorite content is shown with ease. Also Nokia 603 mobile phone has the daringly-designed “Nokia Luna Bluetooth Headset” that completes the NFC-enabled easy pairing experience. All these premium facilities can be made use of at an affordable price as the Nokia 603 Symbian Belle smartphone is very affordable. This touch-screen phone is expected to launch soon and is going to be priced below Rs. 15 K in India.[ + ] Read Nokia 603 Review
The new Nokia smartphone exemplifies Nokia's belief that affordability should not compromise with the quality of the experience. The Nokia 603 smartphone offers a flawless, compact design that makes the phone’s durable 3.5 inch ClearBlack, scratch-resistant color display, optimized for use in sunlight. Featuring the latest Symbian Belle software, the Nokia 603 smartphone just weighs 109.6 grams and is sleek as indicated by its physical measurements. It measures 109.6 mm, 57.1 mm and 12.7 mm in length, width and thickness respectively. Black and white are the front panel color options while the black, white, fuschia, green, yellow and blue are the back panel color options available in Nokia 603.
Nokia 603 let its users listen to various radio stations as the phone has a FM radio with an internal FM antenna. It also boasts a good quality MP3 player that plays in MP3/eAAC/WAV/eAAC+/WMA/AMR-NB/AMR-WB audio formats. It also supports various ringtones and video ringtones. The music output on its speakers is via a standard 3.5 mm AV connector with TV-out NFC.
Nokia 603 has a 5 megapixel camera with full-screen 16:9 viewfinder. It has easy-to-use on-screen touch controls along with a face recognition software. It can do face tracking and capture pictures with full focus. Nokia 603’s 5.0 mega pixels fixed focus camera also boasts results in 2592 X 1944 pixels resolution and can capture videos in VGA@15fps. Its vital parameters are focal length - 4.3 mm, F number/aperture - F2.8, digital zoom up to 2x. It has automated functions as red eye removal and motion blur reduction and geo-tagging of images and videos also. It supports JPEG/EXIF still images file formats, takes pictures in the correct orientation and let users view photos by tag cloud, month, album and slide show. It also features a Nokia photo editor and pinch zoom in photos image viewer.
Nokia 603 boasts 2 GB internal memory out of which only 340 MB is available for user. It also has 512 MB RAM and 1 GB ROM support. It supports memory expansion to up to 32 GB with a compatible micro SD card and can practically save unlimited phonebook entries, photocalls and call records.
The power management by the BP-3L battery of Nokia 603 is so superb that the phone easily delivers 16 hours of talk time on GSM and up to 7 h on 3G. Maximum 490 hours of standby time is also available on Nokia 603.
Exceeding the expectations for its low price-tag, the new Nokia 603 smartphone comes preloaded with Google Maps that allows auto navigation and also facilitate navigation via Wi-Fi and network positioning. Nokia 603 also features a Bluetooth 3.0, high-speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)and WLAN for local data sharing and Internet access. With GPRS/EDGE network connection, pre-loaded HTML web browser and JAVA MIDP 2.0 support, one can also enjoy web browsing on Nokia 603 at decent speeds. The apps available on Nokia 603 are Ovi Music Store, NFC Tutorial videos, World Traveler, Microsoft Communicator Mobile, Adobe PDF reader, TuneWiki and Nokia Suite.
Nokia 603 supports latest social networking and e-mailing with help of PC apps like Nokia Suite and easy-to-use email client. It also has full screen email viewer software that works with HTML support. One can put up a distinct email widget over home screen of this phone. Nokia 603 also features a MMS/SMS editor, SMS in threaded view and Push email.
The GSM/GPRS/EDGE network connection on Nokia 603 operates on quad band operating frequencies of 850/900/1800/1900 MHz.
The Nokia 603 phone makes NFC innovation accessible to unlock new experiences, such as unseen game levels on Angry Birds. Its great graphics performance which is due to its fast graphics processor makes mobile gaming an absolutely seamless affair. One may download other games and play them on this phone as well.
The Nokia 603 is a typical Nokia smartphone which is tailor made to give a good smartphone experience to its buyers at an affordable price. It runs the Symbian Belle operating software and has many strikingly surprising features to amuse the new wave of smartphone users. The best part of Nokia 603 is that is custom designed to appeal to first time smartphone users and those upgrading their older basic phones. Nokia lovers who trust in their quality and services will completely love the newly added features and the latest technology in the all new Nokia 603. It has a power packed 1 GHz ARM processor, 2D/3D graphics HW accelerator with Open VG1.1 and Open GL ES2.0 support. It boasts 3.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive ClearBlack touch-screen showing 16 million colors. It also features MP3 music player, stereo FM radio, organized Personal Information Management (PIM) abilities, support for MS Outlook synchronization of contacts, calendar and notes, a set of advanced connectivity options and a nice 5 mega pixels camera. It is one of the pioneer Nokia devices to have NFC support and its impressive specs list indicates that Nokia is trying hard to inculcate best and most innovative technology in its upcoming devices.
Its hard and also impractical to believe that Symbian Belle operating system (which is relatively new) is the best. Nokia has used this OS but its credibility needs to be first testified. The phone does not have a secondary camera.[ - ] collapse
Nokia 603 General
|Global Status||Available. Released 2011, October|
Nokia 603 Standard Battery Features
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion (BP-3L)|
|Talk Time||Up 16 h (2G)Up to 7 h (3G)/|
|StandBy Time||Up to 490 h (3G)/ Up to 460 h (2G)|
Nokia 603 Camera Features
Nokia 603 Sound Settings
|Ringtones||Vibration, MP3 ringtones|
Nokia 603 Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3GNetworkBands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100|
|3G Network||HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps (HSPA)|
Nokia 603 Additional Features
|JAVA Type||MIDP 2.1|