Summary: If you're looking to upgrade an old handset, and want to keep things simple, then the Nokia C3 Touch and Type could be right up your street. It's easy to use, offers great value for money and the touchscreen is a welcome addition.
Summary: The Nokia C3's big plus is that it offers some smatphone features and a great build and QWERTY keyboard for a budget price. OK, the S40 OS might not be the quickest, but if you're after a budget messaging option this is a solid choice.
Excerpt: The Nokia C3 is a phone heavily focused on this generations love affair with social networking. This Nokia phone is targeting the mass market. Let us take a look and see what the Nokia C3 has to offer.
Conclusion: The Nokia C3 is a well-targeted phone, made predominantly for affordable messaging and social network updates on the go. By stripping it down of functions unneeded by its target market like 3G, GPS or a touchscreen, the company has managed to keep the price at bay. Moreover, Nokia has cleverly designed the C3 to look and feel like a device from the business-friendly Eseries, altering the interface of the Series 40 platform.
Pros: Inexpensive, Designed to look like a business-class Eseries device, Comfortable QWERTY keyboard, Social networking updates on the home screen
Cons: Mediocre camera, Lack of 3G, No software for viewing Office documents
Conclusion: Apart from the camera, the other two mostly-used multimedia features in a mobile phone are music and video. On Nokia Touch and Type, you can play exciting music and video files of different formats. The music player of the device can play MP3/ WAV/ WMA/ eAAC+ while the video playback can stream MP4/ H.264/ H.263/ WMV files. Music lovers get additional benefit with the stereo FM radio with RDS.