Nokia C3-00

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Nokia C3-00
Manufacturer Nokia
Series Nokia Cseries
Predecessor Nokia E63
Successor Nokia Asha 302, Nokia Asha 200/201
Related Nokia Asha 303
Form factor Candybar
Dimensions 115.5 x 58.1 x 13.6 mm
Weight 87.7 g (with battery)
Operating system Series 40 V 08.71 FOTA (firmware update over the air)
Memory 55 MB internal, extended up to 8 GB
Storage up to 1000 entries
Battery BL-5J 1320 mAh Li-Ion battery Talk time (maximum): up to 7 hours Standby time (maximum): up to 800 hours Music playback time (offline mode, maximum): 30 hours
Data inputs FULL QWERTY, Dedicated messaging and contacts keys
Display 2.4" Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels (TFT) 262,000 colours
Rear camera 2 megapixels
Connectivity Bluetooth version 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate, High-Speed USB 2.0
Development status 2010-present

The Nokia C3-00 is a QWERTY bar feature phone with Nokia S40 mobile operating system released under the C-series line of phones by Nokia. It features a full 4-line QWERTY keyboard, like the earlier Nokia 6800 series models. It is being advertised as an entry-level messaging and social networking phone.


The Nokia C3 is installed with Ovi Mail and Ovi Chat where users can set up email and chat accounts straight from the device. It features push mail and SMS including access to Facebook and Twitter directly from the home. The C3-00 also has a 2-megapixel fixed-focus camera, built-in Wi-Fi, 2.4-inch QVGA screen, and has internal memory of 55 MB and may support by 8 GB of storage on a MicroSD card and basic 2G connectivity. The phone comes with a Nokia BL-5J 1320 mAh battery.


Type [1]
Modes Quad band EGSM 850/900/1800/1900

Automatic switching between GSM bands

Flight mode

Weight (with battery) 114g lb
Dimensions 115.5 x 58.1 x 13.6 mm, 65 cm3 (4.0 cu in)
Form Factor Candybar
Battery Life Talk time (maximum): – GSM 9 h,

Standby time (maximum): – GSM 800 h, Video playback time (maximum): 4 h, Video recording time (maximum): 1 h, Music playback time (maximum): 30 h,

Battery Type BL-5J 1320 mAh Li-Ion battery
Display Type: LCD (Color) Colors: 262,000 colours Landscape Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels (TFT) ((QVGA))
User Interface FOTA (firmware update over the air)
Memory 55 MB internal memory and MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, up to 8 GB. Internal 128MBit DDR RAM, 64 MB Flash
Processor Broadcom "Juno" Baseband and Multimedia processor, ARM9 core @ 208 MHz
Wireless connectivity Bluetooth version 2.1 + EDR - WLAN 802.11 B-G.
USB High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
Packet Data Technology: CSD, GPRS class A, multislot class 32, maximum speed 85.6/64.2 kbit/s (DL/UL), EGPRS MSC32
Side Keys None.
Applications Java MIDP V. 2.1
Memory Card Slot Card type: microSD up to 8 GB
FM Radio Stereo: Yes, RDS enabled.
Music player Supported audio formats: MP3, WMA, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+
Video player Supported video formats: H.263, H.264, MPEG4-SP
Camera Resolution: 2-megapixel with 4× digital zoom, Video Recording (Video capture in MPEG-4, QCIF max. resolution 320 x 240, Video file format: H.263, H.264, AVI, MPEG-4 (stored as .mpg or .3gp files), WMV)
Special Features Standard 3.5 mm headphone jack on the top side[1] utilizing the OMTP TRRS standard pin-out[citation needed]
Colors Available Slate Grey, Golden White, Hot Pink, Black[2]


Issues are being reported by users regarding WLAN connectivity. YouTube videos do not play on WLAN on some handsets. Also, while this handset supports bluetooth 2.1, the A2DP profile isn't supported by the phone software, resulting in any stereo headset not being recognizedˈ It also has issues regarding call logs.


  1. GSMArena team (2009-04-22). "Nokia C3-00 review: Reporting for duty". Retrieved 2009-12-21.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Nokia C3-00 Specifications, Features & Price in India".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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