Excerpt: The Nokia C2-01 is a budget mobile phone with an attractive design. Nokia C2-01 hardly sets the pulse racing but it performed solidly in our lab tests and is a decent choice if you want a basic model. It’s a slim, light model with a black, plastic body and metal edging. This helps give it more of a premium feel than most cheap handsets.
Conclusion: The Nokia C2-01 will satisfy those who are after a basic old-school phone to do the basics. It’s lightweight but not flimsy, is comfortable to text and dial on and is generally easy to use. The camera is fairly decent for what it is but is by no means the best one out there. 3G allows for Facebook checking on the go but the screen size means that web browsing can feel a little cramped.
Summary: Nokia launched the inexpensive 3G mobile for budget phone users. The most important thing to know about the Nokia C2-01 is that this is our most inexpensive new 3G phone, so it promises to bring fast data services to millions of people who’ve never had them before. It’s a classic feature phone with the Series 40 operating system, traditional keypad, a 3.2-megapixel camera and a two-inch screen.
Pros: 3G connectivity, 3.5mm headphone jack
Cons: A little expensive, Simplistic OS, 3G is wasted on the phone
Conclusion: To sum it all up, the Nokia C2-01 is exactly what you bargained for and even better. It was built on a budget for people who aren't interested in fancy gadgets and simply want a phone with two and a half weeks of standby and plenty of talk time. It's a great phone to give to a kid or an elderly person. Nokia had beginner users in mind when they made this phone and if there's one thing we can be sure of is that this company knows how to make good hardware in mass numbers.
Conclusion: It’s hard to criticize a phone like the Nokia C2-01 – it was built to a budget and with beginner users in mind. A good first phone to give to a kid. A phone with mom and dad on speed dial rather than one used for complex and important grown-up tasks like playing Angry Birds. Alternatively – it’s a phone for the emerging markets and that’s where Nokia are doing quite well.
Pros: Entry level phone with decent features, Quad-band GSM/EDGE connectivity, Tri-band 3G connectivity, 2.0" 256K-color QVGA TFT display, 3.2MP fixed-focus camera, QVGA@15fps video recording, Series 40 UI, 6th edition, Stereo FM radio with RDS, Bluetooth 2.1 (with EDR), Standard microUSB port (charging), microSD card slot (16GB supported), 3.5mm audio jack, Dedicated Facebook app
Cons: Poor video recording, No smart dialing, Miserable display (almost no such thing as a viewing angle for this one), Relatively poor audio reproduction quality
Summary: Nokia has unveiled a stylish new dual SIM phone which comes with a easy swap and amazing multimedia and messaging features. Dubbed as Nokia C2-00, the device holds one SIM card within while an external slot is provided for the second or slave SIM card. One of key features of the phone is that the phone tends to store unto five SIM cards, so you don't have to reboot or redefine settings.
Summary: Joining the dual SIM bandwagon quite late, Nokia has nevertheless been working hard in catching up in the race. The Finnish giant has been rolling out several budget friendly dual SIM mobile phones to reach out the masses. The recent offering from Nokia in this category is the C2-00. Available in three colors White, Jet Black, and Grey, Nokia C2-00 is a bar-style phone. With a rather decent panel and features, the phone performs its basic functions quite well.
Summary: Nokia C2-00 has a VGA camera. The picture quality is quite average, so definitely not a camera lovers dream. So, if you want to buy a feature phone for the purpose of snapping pictures and making videos then it's definitely not worth considering. Nokia C2-00 packs in a slew of features.
Summary: W ith the C2-00, Nokia has added a neat and very simple Dual-SIM cell phone to the portfolio. The Nokia C2-00 phone, available for only 55 Euros, has a clear and familiar menu and has standard functionalities such as Bluetooth and an audio recorder. The buttons are clearly lit up so that you can see them well in the dark.
Summary: The Nokia C2-01 is a budget mobile phone with an attractive design. Nokia C2-01 hardly sets the pulse racing but it performed solidly in our lab tests and is a decent choice if you want a basic model. It’s a slim, light model with a black, plastic body and metal edging. This helps give it more of a premium feel than most cheap handsets.