Nokia C5

Nokia C5


Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type

Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type

Nokia C5  vs   Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type

This article compares the two mobile phones Nokia C5 and Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type. The Nokia C5 is a GSM Technology phone announced in 2010, March. The Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type is a GSM Technology phone announced in 2010, September. The Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type is a relatively newer model than the Nokia C5. But both these phones were announced around the same period within a gap of about 6 months.

The main differences between these two items are that, the Nokia C5 provides Secondary Camera and GPS which are not present in Type. Similarly, the Type has Touchscreen which is not present in Nokia C5. Both of them contain Audio Player, Video Player, Camera, Bluetooth, Speakerphone, FM Radio, GPRS and 3G. The Nokia C5 is a lighter and smaller device than Type.

Let us now compare the features of these devices in more detail.

Connectivity and communication

Nokia C5 does not come with WLAN, whereas, Type comes with these features. WLANs use radio technology instead of cabling. Currently only capable of delivering speeds of 1-15Mbps, but are still under development. The Type has got Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n WLAN. Type does not have GPS, whereas, Nokia C5 contains these features. GPS is a satellite location system which determines the exact position of a place. GPS is useful for navigating confusing city streets or unfamiliar regions far less fraught with potential errors than ever before. The Nokia C5 has got with A-GPS; Ovi Maps 3.0. The Type comes with v2.1 with A2DP Bluetooth and the Nokia C5 has got v2.0 with A2DP Bluetooth. Bluetooth is an open specification for seamless wireless short-range communications of data and voice between both mobile and stationary devices. Bluetooth is useful in term of cable less technology by using with application such as wireless synchronization, file sharing, and also use as gateway for internet connectivity. The Type contains SMS, MMS, Email, IM Messaging while the Nokia C5 offers SMS, AMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, RSS Messaging. MMS enables content distributors to push audio-visual content to cellular phones. The most common types of content are video messaging and ringtones. The multimedia messaging service helps users to send video, photos, images, text and sound all together in one very easy to create MMS and send it to any other MMS capable cellphone.


Type lacks Secondary Camera, whereas, Nokia C5 provides these features. The second camera helps one to click self portrait and also make video calls. The Nokia C5 has VGA videocall camera Secondary Camera. The Type offers 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, LED flash, check quality Camera whereas the Nokia C5 possesses 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, LED flash, check quality Camera.


The Type contains TFT resistive touchscreen, 256K colors Display Type. The Nokia C5 has got TFT, 16M colors Display Type. TFT allows for more efficient use of the light source that creates the image from LCD panels. A touchscreen is a display which can detect the presence and location of a touch within the display area. The touchscreen is useful for listening to music, watching movies and basic web functions. The Type comes with 240 x 320 pixels, 2.4 inches Display Size and the Nokia C5 has got 240 x 320 pixels, 2.2 inches Display Size.

Memory and processing

Type does not have CPU, whereas, Nokia C5 contains these features. The Nokia C5 has 600 MHz ARM 11 processor CPU. The Type contains microSD, up to 32GB Card slot while the Nokia C5 possesses microSD, up to 16GB, 2GB included Card slot. 2G (or 2-G) is the second-generation wireless telephone, which is based on digital technologies. 2G networks is basically for voice communications only, except SMS messaging is also available as a form of data transmission for some standards. The Type offers 30 MB, 64 MB RAM, 128 MB ROM Internal Memory whereas the Nokia C5 has 50 MB storage, 128 MB RAM Internal Memory. The Type provides Photocall Phonebook Memory. The Nokia C5 offers Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Phonebook Memory. The Type offers Call records memory while the Nokia C5 provides Detailed, max 30 days Call records memory.


The Type has Up to 5 h 30 min (2G) / Up to 4 h (3G) Battery Talk time and the Nokia C5 contains Up to 12 h (2G) / Up to 5 h (3G) Battery Talk time. Talk time gives the length of time a person can talk on the cell phone without recharging the battery. 3G stands for 3rd Generation cellular network. It is a group of standards by which cellular phones can have broadband connections to a voice and data network. Two of the popular standards are EVDO and HSDPA. The Video streaming with 3G helps in ways that is usable and cost effective by the consumer, and economical viable for the wireless operator. The Type has got Up to 405 h (2G) / Up to 440 h (3G) Stand-by. The Nokia C5 comes with Up to 630 h (2G) / Up to 670 h (3G) Stand-by. Stand-by time gives the maximum time that a cellular telephone operating on battery power can be left on to receive calls.

Form factor

The Type has got 100 g Weight and the Nokia C5 contains 89.3 g Weight. The Type has got 111 x 47.5 x 11 mm, 51.4 cc Dimensions while the Nokia C5 comes with 112 x 46 x 12.3 mm, 56 cc Dimensions.

Other miscellaneous

The Type has Facebook, Twitter , MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player , MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player , Flash Lite 3.0 , Organizer , Voice memo and Predictive text input whereas the Nokia C5 contains MP4/H.264/H.263 player , MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player , Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF) , Video/Photo editor , Organizer , Facebook, YouTube, hi5, Friendster, MySpace apps , Flash Lite 3.0 , Voice memo/dial and Predictive text input. A flashlight (also called a torch) is a portable electric spotlight which emits light from a small incandescent lightbulb, or from one or more light-emitting diodes (LEDs), can be very useful in the dark. The Type possesses MIDP 2.1 Java compatibility. The Nokia C5 provides MIDP 2.0 Java compatibility. The Type offers Vibration, MP3 ringtones Alert types and the Nokia C5 possesses Vibration, MP3 Alert types. The Type provides Speakerphone while the Nokia C5 has with stereo speakers Speakerphone.


Nokia C5

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