Nokia C1-01 is a cheap media phone offering music and video playback as well as support for up to 32GB data card for storing your media. Nokia C1-01 is one of the affordable CSeries phones in the C1 range announced for emerging markets. Its major distinguishing factor from the other three C1 phones is its built-in VGA camera enabling you to take photographs and record video as well as video playback. Nokia C1-01 is a dual-band GSM phone supporting 900/1800MHz or GSM 850/1900MHz GSM depending on the region. Nokia C1-01 comes with GPRS support for internet, email, and MMS. Stereo FM radio with RDS and FM recording is also available on the phone. Nokia C1-01 has been available since fourth quarter 2010.
A cheap phone with media support
One great selling point of the Nokia C1-01 is its data card support. It is one of Nokia’s cheapest phones with datacard support, second only to the Nokia C1-02. Like the Nokia C1-02 and Nokia C2-00, the Nokia C1-01 will support 32GB datacard. None will probably be included in the phone, although some retailers may offer small capacity datacard all be it at a slightly higher price. Nokia C1-01 offers both music and video playback.
Download contents like games, apps, and videos at the Nokia Ovi Store to keep you entertained. Nokia C1-01 is also enabled to download music, ringtones, wallpapers, and pictures. However, you will need to install a datacard to enjoy these multimedia features as non may be included. Nokia C1-01 also features stereo FM radio with RDS and FM recording.
Nokia C1-01 features a 1.8-inch colour TFT display. The display offers a resolution of 128 x 160 pixels and a colour depth of 65k. Nokia C1-01’s display shares the same spec as the Nokia C1-00, C1-02, and C2-00.
A modest Camera
Nokia C1-01 features a VGA camera with support for video recording. Off course, you should not expect the camera to come with much; it is only a modest 0.3 megapixels camera. The camera is the same as the one in Nokia C2-00. In fact the major difference between Nokia C1-01 and Nokia C2-00, is that C2-00 is a dual-SIM phone.
GPRS Internet included
Nokia C1-01 comes with GPRS, which provides modest internet on GSM. Internet access on your phone is great for finding latest news, searching for information, and catching up with your friends in social networking sites. Nokia C1-01 features the Opera Mini browser, which is a WAP/XHTML/HTML browser, enabling you to browse WAP pages and websites tailored for mobile browsing as well as full websites. Opera Mini browser comes with features like bookmarking, feeds, saving passwords, and all other features you expect from a standard browser.
Nokia C1-01 supports short-range wireless connectivity via Bluetooth 2.0. You can transfer files from/to your computer wirelessly via Bluetooth as well as share content wirelessly with other Bluetooth enabled devices. USB 2.0 interface is provided for Nokia C1-01 and with it you can achieve the same as with Bluetooth but in a wired domain. USB offers short-range connectivity via a USB cable.
Nokia C1-01 price and availability
Nokia C1-01 is not yet available, it will hit the market in the fourth quarter 2010, as for price, considering the price quoted by Nokia (40 EUR), the phone should sell around N8,500 – N10,500.
Other features and specifications of Nokia C1-01:
- Opera Mini browser
- 3.5mm audio jack
- up to 32GB MicroSD datacard
- GSM dual-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 1,000 entries phone book
- Voice memo
- Predictive texting T9
- Music player (MP3, AAC, WAV, MIDI)
- Video player (3GP)
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS plus FM recording
- Photo editor
- Series 40 plus 60MB internal memory
- Java MIDP 2.1
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML
- Nokia Messaging Service
- Conference calling
- Battery capacity: 1020 mAh
- Standby: up to 21 days
- Talktime: 10 hours 40 mins
When Nokia C1-01 is launched in Nigeria we advice that you buy only from Nokia authorised dealer shops throughout Nigeria. The major advantage of buying your Nokia mobile phones and other Nokia accessories and enhancements from an authorized Nokia dealer is that you are guaranteed to buy a genuine Nokia product. You also get a one-year warranty on any product you buy, plus good after sales services.
For more information on Nokia dealers, stores, sales outlets and shops in Nigeria, visit our Nokia dealer page.