The uniqueness of Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type is that it comes with a quality touch screen along with a standard T9 keypad.
Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type features
- 2.4 inch resistive touch screen display
- Runs on the Symbian S40 OS
- 5 megapixel camera with LED flash
- 3G connectivity
- 32 GB expandable memory
- slim stainless steel body with a premium look and appearance
This handset’s body is made out of premium stainless steel with high-shine plastic, metallic back plate and metal bezel around the screen.
An alphabetical keypad is located just below the display and earpiece and light sensor are placed above the display. There is a volume rocker button on the right side of the keypad besides, other regular buttons.
The touch screen display of Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type comes with 260K colors and 240 x 320 pixels resolution. The touch screen of this handset has sharper display in normal light and its visibility is also good under direct sunlight. The touch screen is normally quite responsive but sometimes users have to apply pressure on it.
Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type comes with a 5MP camera that is capable of capturing images with 2592 x 1944 pixels. Pictures shot by it can have three separate effects- normal, sepia and Greyscale. The handset also offers option of photo editing. So users can add text, rotate, change effects and adjust brightness of images easily with this.
However, users complain that the camera of this handset is not up to the mark. Most of the captured images look noisy and hazy in it. Users need to turn on the LED flash more often than not to get a clear image.
Frankly speaking, if you are looking to have a handset with a quality camera then C3-01 Touch and Type should not be your first choice.
Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type Price
Rs. 8,000 in India.
$139.00 on Amazon.com.
It’s a fact that Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type is unique in nature because of presence of both T9 keypad and touch screen but it’s also true that this handset lacks some regular and necessary features. It has a well-built design but camera and headphones are not of high quality. There are some issues with its touch screen’s visibility and absence of GPS.