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Nokia C5 Review


Nokia C5 Review

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A classic designed casing with amazing Smartphone capabilities makes the Nokia C5 a truly desirable handset. This 3G Smartphone delivers sophisticated compact design complete with straightforward features & usability. The C5 supports a Symbian 9.3 operating system with series S60 3rd edition software & has a user friendly interface. Its user can enjoy high quality communication features as well as a varied selection of integrated entertainment features such as a 3.2 megapixel camera feature, music player, video player, Internet access & A GPS navigation with Ovi map support.

Appearance & Size

The Nokia C5 has a stylish stainless steel casing which brings a superior overall appearance to this Smartphone. Its high quality designed casing has a classic & solid form body, which makes this handset easy to both hold & use. It weighs 89.5 grams with the fitted battery which is a good weight when held in the user's single hand & its measures 11.2cm high by 4.6cm wide by 1.23cm deep which feels a comfortable size whilst operating. The keypad layout & screen positioning makes this an easy Smartphone to control & use. The screen is located at the top section of the handset with its keypad & navigation controls neatly located beneath. Its screen measures 2.2 inches in size & provides a 16.7 million colour display. Its navigation key provide the user with a five way control allowing the user to access & control their Smartphone using simplistic & responsive controls. This striking looking Smartphone is available in a white coloured casing or a warm grey colour. Its white colour option is mainly coloured white with light grey accents emphasizing the battery cover, navigation key & control keys plus this colour option has subtle chrome effect edging. Whereas the warm grey colour option is mainly coloured dark grey complete with pale grey accents & gunmetal effect edging.

Imaging, Media & Entertainment

This superior & classic style Smartphone supports an array of easy to use imaging, media & entertainment features. There is a front facing camera lens which allows the user to take part in two way 3G video calls & capture self portrait style photos if required. This camera is not the main camera but provides a VGA capturing experience with easy to use controls. When using the video calling feature the user can enjoy up to approximately three & a half hours of video calling time from a fully charged battery. The main camera has a rear facing lens which is beautifully built into the C5's casing & the user can capturing still photos or video recordings using this 3.2 megapixel camera. This camera comes with a large assortment of settings & capabilities which will ensure the user gains the perfect capture. There is a built in LED flash, an automatic focus feature & a selection of capture settings. The user can share their photos & video recording via the Web using Ovi Share or Flickr. The Ovi share service allows the user to capture a photo which can instantly be uploaded onto their preferred online social networking sharing site where this photo can be viewed by friends. When the user is recording video footage on their Nokia C5 they can enjoy a video zoom function as well as a video light to brighten up the surroundings. The C5 records video footage at up to thirty frames per second. This Smartphone supports video playback in either landscape or portrait mode & the user can playback videos in a variety of popular formats. The users can enjoy up to eleven hours of playback time when the phones battery is fully charged, depending on other features being used. There are preloaded games to get the user started, plus the user can download their preferred games to enjoy on their new handset. The preloaded games include Bounce Tales & Brain Challenge games. An integrated music player & radio provides the user with music entertainment at their finger tips. The music player supports high quality music playback features including an equaliser, playlist function & it has an album cover display. The user can insert a compatible memory card to enjoy even more music storage on their Smartphone. The Nokia C5 comes with a Nokia music manager which allows the user to easily transfer music from their compatible computer to their Smartphone. The user can listen to their preferred music for up to thirty four hours with a fully charged battery.

Communication & Messaging

The C5 has a selection of communication features & functions which allows its user to make calls conveniently whilst enjoying uncomplicated communication on the move.

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