Nokia today starts shipping the Nokia C3 S40 phone with a QWERTY keyboard. The phone has a 2 megapixel camera, FM stereo radio, Bluetooth, WiFi and 1-click access to social networking. Here is more info:
The Nokia C3 is the first such phone in the ultra-affordable Cseries. Staying social, the phone boasts built-in support for Ovi Mail plus Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo! Mail ? as well as other POP and IMAP based services. When it comes to chat, you can use Windows Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk and Ovi Chat, with threaded conversation display. Internet connectivity is provided through 2G and WiFi.
Key Features ?Messaging made easy ?Full QWERTY keymat ?1-click access to email and chat via Nokia Messaging ?Easy Ovi Mail and Ovi Chat account creation ?Conversational SMS for chat type messaging ?Favourite Contacts ?Social networking made better ?1-click access to social networking via Communities client ?Viewing alerts and news on the home screen ?Easy posting and changing of status and uploading photos ?Quick navigation through your friends latest posts ?Experience the Internet in new ways ?Webkit based browser ?Opera mini client ?Web Search ?WLAN (with easy access point authentication without opening browser)
Additional features ?2 megapixel camera with 4 x digital zoom ?Media player ?FM stereo radio ?3.5 AV connector ?support for up to 8GB memory card ?built-in handsfree speaker
System:GSM/EGSM 850/900/1800/1900 User Interface: Series 40 Dimensions: 115.5 mm x 58.1 mm x 13.6 mm (L x W x H) Volume: 63.2 cc Weight: 114 g (including battery) Standby time: Up to 20 days Talk time: Up to 7 hours Display: 2.4? QVGA (320x240), up to 262k colors Memory: Up to 55 MB internal memory, support for up to 8 GB microSD memory card
Data Services & Connectivity ?WLAN (IEEE 802.11b/g) ?EGPRS multislot class 32 ?Bluetooth wireless technology 2.1 withenhanced data rates (EDR)
Inbox Colors Slate Grey, Golden White, Hot Pink
The price at retail, before applicable taxes and subsidies, is expected to be around EUR90.