The Cheapest Symbian^1 Smartphone Nokia C5-03 announced

Nokia recently introduced its latest C-Series smartphone Nokia C5-03 powered by Symbian^1 OS. Nokia C5-03 is a mid-range Symbian smartphone and targeted for people who looks for a budget oriented device. Nokia C5-03 runs on ARM 600 MHz processor, Symbian^1, which is to say Symbian S60 5th edition.

The Nokia C5-03 allows for easy email set-up like an existing webmail or POP3 provider through Nokia messaging. For business users, there’s also the option of mail for exchange.

Like many recent Nokias such as Nokia N8, Nokia C7, & Nokia E7, you can put your most important contacts directly onto the homescreen. Nokia C5-03 have GPS feature on-board integrated with OviMaps complete with voice navigation.

Nokia C5-03 sports  3.2″ nHD resistive touch screen(640 x 360 pixels), 5Megapixels camera(2560×1920 pixels) with 4x digital zoom, ARM 11 600 MHz processor with 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM, Wi-Fi, HSPA, Bluetooth 2.1, A-GPS. 48MB internal storage and microSDHC card slot support up to 16GB.

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Technical Specifications of Nokia C5-03

3G NetworkHSDPA 900/1900/2100 MHz
2G NetworkGSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
L x B x H, Vol113.5 x 59.1 x 12.9 mm, 86 cc
Weight93 g
TypenHD Resistive touch-screen display
Size3.2 inch
Colours & Pixels16.7 Million colors & (640 x 360) pixels
Input/ User Interface
InputVirtual Qwerty keyboard Stylus support
System Properties
Operating SystemSymbian^1 OS (aka. S60 5th edition touch-edition)
CPUARM 11 600 MHz processor 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM
Storage Capacity
MemoryInternal: 40 MB internal storage
2GB microSD card might be bundled with the device
External: Support for microSD cards up to 16GB expansion
Browser & MessagingHTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0, Flash Lite SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Still– 5 Megapixels
– 2560×1920 pixels
– 4x Digital zoom
– Auto Focus, White balance, Effects, Self-timer, Scenes, Image rotation
Video Recording(640×352) @ 15fps
Bluetooth & USBv2.1 with EDR Stereo & v2.0 micro USB, USB on the-go support
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g
HDMI connectivityYes
Headset3.5mm stereo headset jack
RadioStereo FM radio with RDS FM Transmitter
3GHSUPA 2.0 Mbps HSDPA 10.2 Mbps
Music & Video
Music Format.mp3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+ and WMA
Video FormatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GPP, RealVideo 8, RealVideo 9, Flash Video
TypeLi-Ion BL- 4U 1000 mAh Standard battery
Music Play-back timeUp to 35 hours Up to 19.5 hours with Bluetooth headset
Standby TimeUp to 24.5 days(3G) Up to 25 days (2G)
Talk TimeUp to 4.7 hours(3G) Up to 11 hours 30 min(2G)
Video Playback timeUp to 7.5 hours (MPEG-4/nHD)
Other FeaturesAccess to Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and other online social networks Accelerometer Nokia Ovi Maps 3.0 Adobe Flashlite 3.1 Ovi Store, Ovi Maps, Ovi Suite,Ovi Share, Ovi Contacts, Ovi Sync, MyNokia Amazon Widget
Colors AvailabilityGraphite black Lime green Aluminium Silver Petrol blue

Nokia C5-03

Nokia C5-03 supports quadband GSM/EDGE and triband WCDMA networks. Apart from that, Nokia C5-03 will also giving HSDPA up to 10.2Mbps download speeds and HSUPA up to 2.0 Mbps upload speeds.

With the Li-ion 1500 mAH battery, Nokia C5-03 gives up to 25 days standby time & up to 11 hours 30 min talk time on GSM networks. Nokia C5-03 comes in Graphite Black, Lime Green, Aluminum Silver, and Petrol Blue colors.

Price & Availability

Nokia has stated that Nokia C5-03 will be launching all over the world by the end of this year, pricing €170 (approx Rs.10,570) before taxes.

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