It seems like Nokia is making many phones on similar pattern and this at least holds true for the Nokia C series devices. We are talking of Nokia C5 06 here which is the best phone in the C range. This new Nokia handset is a touch-screen device boasting a 3.2 inches screen and Symbian S60 5th edition operating system despite of being priced so reasonably. It has striking resemblance with the features of Nokia C5 05. It has a FM radio, music player, GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth, 2 mega pixels camera, 1000 mAh battery and micro SD card support of up to 16 GB. It is especially targeted for growing economies as China and India as is also evident from the specs list of the phone. Nokia C5 06 will attract and also satisfy buyers who are looking for good music-based features in an affordable phone. The touch-screen of Nokia C5 06 is also a new attraction for buyers looking for relatively cheap phone.[ + ] Read Nokia C5-06 Review
The new Nokia C5 06 is a Symbian operating system based touch-screen phone which has a simple mono-block form factor. Its design is simple and there is nothing much unique or different that it boasts of. There is a large touch-screen beneath which there are few standard keys. The navigation and scrolling through the menu of this device is easy and hassle-free. Users can easily enjoy the navigating and scrolling through the menu options of the phone for it is simple. It sports a resistive TFT color touch-screen display of size, 3.2 inches. The display shows 256 K colors and stuff appears on it at a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels. Nokia C5 06 is extremely lightweight device just weighing 93 grams and its length, width and height are 105.8 mm, 51 mm and 13.8 mm respectively. Nokia C5 06 operates on Symbian OS (S60 edition) and has packed in abilities to give voice commands, activate idle and FOTA (Firmware update Over The Air) etc.The Nokia C5 06 can be bought in a whole range of interesting colors like Black/Graphite Black, Black/Aluminium Grey, Black/Red, Black/Orange, Black/Petrol Blue, Black Illuvial, White/Red, White/Orange and White Illuvial.
Embedding good music features have remained the focus of Nokia phone makers and Nokia C5 06 is no exception. It has attractive music features to amuse and please the Nokia patrons. It has an integrated stereo FM radio with RDS and good quality MP3 player that play music in MP3/eAAC/WMA/eAAC+ audio formats. The music sorts easily and selection can be made according to artist, album and genre. The phone also features equalizers and album graphics display. Last but not the least, there is Nokia Store from where the users of Nokia C5 06 can download millions of favorite songs and videos to play on this device.
The Nokia C5 06 has 2 mega pixels A/F camera with 3X digital zoom and ability to click pictures at 1200 X 1600 pixels resolution. There is no secondary VGA camera in this handset. However, its primary camera can make videos at resolution of 640 x 352 pixels @15 fps. The allowed video formats are MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV. There is also a photo editor in the phone for improving quality of pictures right on the phone. What users would totally enjoy is viewing their photos on full-screen, changing the flow of photos with swift finger motions and video/photo sharing via Ovi Share.
Nokia C5 06 not just have 40 MB internal memory but also 128 MB RAM support. Further, it allows memory expansion to a maximum of 16GB with insertion of a microSD card. All this will help its users to save practically unlimited phonebook entries and manage call records of missed, dialed and received calls for a maximum of 30 days.
Nokia C5 06 meet its power requirements via its rechargeable Li-ion polymer battery (BL-4U) rated at 1000 mAh capacity and which is capable of delivering enormous talk time and ample standby time. The talk time of up to 11 hours 30 minutes and 600 hours of standby time is allowed.
Nokia C5 06 features Bluetooth v 2.1 with EDR and micro USB v2.0 for local data sharing. The Internet access on the phone is gained via its Wireless LAN - WiFi 802.11 b/g and also via GPRS/EDGE network connection. The touch-specific toolbar of Nokia C5 06 help users to access common functions and entering web addresses (or URLs). One may browse over this phone via a WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML browser and while web browsing, rapid navigation is ensured with the “Page Overview” feature. A single tap moves the user to any area of the page. The handset is also JAVA MIDP 2.0 enabled and offers GPS system with free lifetime license of navigation. There are pre-installed Ovi Maps 3.0 on Nokia C5 06.
The Nokia C5 06 supports messaging services as SMS, MMS, Emails and Instant Messaging. It also has predictive text input feature for quicker typing and giving assistance to new users of online QWERTY keypad. Nokia users will also enjoy the chatting on this phone over GTalk.
The Nokia C5 06 runs on the support of the 2G GSM quad band 850/ 900/1800/1900 MHz frequencies.
The Nokia C5 06 has JAVA support and in-built games. The games can also be downloaded from Ovi Store for more enjoyment.
The Nokia C5 06 is a reliable phone for it has the familiar but improvised Symbian operating system. At such an affordable price, Nokia C5 06 is sporting a 3.2 inches wide touch-screen with all other touch-screen capabilities. It boasts free lifetime license for navigation via its pre-installed Nokia Maps. It features QuickOffice document viewer, Adobe Flash Lite 3.1, MIDP 2.0 Java support, photo editor, Email, Instant Messaging and HTML Browser. There are good MP4 and MP3 players, stereo FM radio, loudspeaker and 3.5 mm jack to get great audio and music functionality on this device. Many games can be downloaded from Nokia Store and enjoyed on this handset. There is GPRS/EDGE connectivity, ample battery backup and 16 GB maximum memory expansion allowed on Nokia C5 06.
Nokia C5 06 can be condemned for various absences. It is quite disappointing that social networking services have been completely ignored and nothing like SNS integration finds place on the specs list of this handset. There is nothing amusing in its 2 mega pixels camera. It also lacks 3 G capabilities and relies only upon 2 G GSM network or Wi Fi for Internet access.[ - ] collapse
Nokia C5-06 General
|Global Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2011, Q4|
Nokia C5-06 Standard Battery Features
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1000 mAh (Bl-4U)|
|Talk Time||Up to 11 h 30 min (2G)|
|StandBy Time||Up to 600 h (2G)|
Nokia C5-06 Camera Features
Nokia C5-06 Sound Settings
|Ringtones||Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3 ringtones|
Nokia C5-06 Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
Nokia C5-06 Additional Features
|JAVA Type||MIDP 2.0|