Conclusion: The Nokia C5 will more than satisfy those who want a basic, no nonsense phone to call and text on. The music player is good and you get a lot of potential storage for tracks but the antiquated warren-like menus will frustrate and the Facebook app will send social networkers into fits of rage.
Excerpt: The Nokia C5 is a very capable smartphone by Nokia. It runs on Symbian OS 9.3 with FP2. It has almost everything you would want with the exception of Wi-Fi. It is priced at the lower budget end of the market.
Excerpt: Nokia C5 is like one of those restaurants with “all you can eat” offers at very low prices. It has top-notch features, but costs less than you would expect from such a phone. Its stylish and solid design will surely make it stand out from the crowd. Even though its price tag recommends it as a mid-budget device, Nokia C5 is fully featured and offers Symbian fans all the requirements of a high-end smartphone.
Pros: Nokia C5 is one of those perfectly featured smartphone that you rarely find these days. For a mere 130 Euro you get a bunch of excellent features: 10Mbps HSDPA and 2Mbps HSUPA, ARM11 600 MHz CPU, 128 MB RAM, GPS receiver and free lifetime voice-guided navigation license, microSD card slot, 3.5mm audio jack, great audio quality, Document viewer pre-installed. Add to that the very good battery life autonomy and the 3.2-megapixel camera that performs admirably, and you g...
Cons: C5 candybar has few downsides, which don't diminish its “greatness” at all. One of those downsides is the lack of a dedicated camera key, but also the small-sized display. Also, it seems that including a document viewer with edit support would've been too much for Nokia. Same goes for the Wi-Fi connectivity, which hasn't been included. Sales Package Nokia C5-00 handset Nokia 2 GB microSD Card MU-37 Nokia Connectivity Cable C101D Nokia Stereo Headset WH-102 Nokia High ...
Excerpt: I am sure many Nokia devotees have a strong sympathy towards the Nokia C5 handset and especially for you guys I come along with a short Nokia C5 review. The Nokia C5 the first smartphone in the C - series with S60 3rd edition OS on the board. This model packs a 3.2 megapixel camera with a LED flash, features a 2.2 inches screen display, with the resolution of 240×320 pixels, has 3.5 gigabytes of internal memory, GPS, Card microSD, player, audio jack 3,5 mm, FM radio,...
Summary: The ringtone volume is enough for the majority of situations, but its sound is not very clear. The same can be said about the performance of the speaker during the talk. There is a bit of vibration and the sound is not clear enough. I deliberately checked it with a number of phones on sale and in every case I had the same result. The quality of connection was normal, but the speaker spoils the picture. The same can be seen in Nokia 6730 Classic and Nokia 6700 Slide.
Conclusion: Nokia C5 is supportive to the quad band GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 and dual band 3G HSDPA 900 / 2100. Both Class 32 GPRS and EDGE provide good data accessibility to the users. High speed browsing is also provided, as the mobile phone is supportive of HSDPA with 10.2 mbps speed. WLAN is not supported in the mobile phone. Nokia C5 is powered by Li-Ion 1050 mAh (BL-5CT) battery.
Pros: 3.15 MP Camera, Social Network accessibility, Up to 16 GB expandable memory
Excerpt: This is classic Nokia, a light handset with smooth lines that’s good looking to boot. This is a highly accessible handset with an intuitive feel and calls pushed to the front. The is light on features by design, but there are a few extras including GPS, Bluetooth, a 3.2-megapixel camera and FM radio.
Summary: The Nokia C5 offers a good deal of functionality at a reasonable price. While some other devices may look better on paper, the C5's large buttons and simple interface mean that using this phone is a very pleasant experience indeed