Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type

  • Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type
70
Based on 22 scores, 30 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    9

Pros:

  • Slim stainless steel body, Easy to use, Excellent connectivity options, Excellent battery life, Excellent call quality.
  • Slim and attractive. Aluminum housing looks and feels expensive. Great camera and music player. Low price for an unlocked phone.
  • Natural navigation with combination of touch-screen and hard keys, fast internet for a standard phone, efficient text/call features...

Cons:

  • Small touchscreen display, Camera not up to the mark ,No frontfacing camera, No multitasking, Poor headphones, No GPS, Display not clearly visible under sunlight
  • Earpiece could be louder. Despite its name, this isn't much of a "typing" phone without a QWERTY keyboard. No GPS.

Expert reviews and ratings

By FoneArena on

Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type is an unique phone with touchscreen display and physical T9 keypad. This handset definitely looks great and it has a great build quality, but it lack certain features. The metal bezel around the screen and a metallic back...

By BrightHub on 80

The Nokia C3-01 is a nice budget phone which offers almost everything you can expect in this price range. If you are an old fashioned keypad fan, this should help you make the transition to touchscreen phones. I would definitely recommend it,...

By Tech2 on 75

Probably one of the toughest decisions to make is whether a user should actually buy the C3-01 for Rs. 8,000. The phone costs about Rs. 400 less than the X3-02 and the features are almost the same. There’s a slight advantage of the LED flash but...

By Mobile-Review on

Contents: Package: Positioning S40 touchscreen phones for Nokia is a logical development of the competition on the market. Nokia products has been sandwiched between the Chinese and Korean manufacturers that about three years ago bet on the market...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

I have to say that reviewing this handset has definitely taken me back to my first few handsets which were candy bar with a lovely keypad, now you might think that is a bad thing but it isn't necessarily to be honest because simple isn't a bad...

By PC Mag on 80

Nokia's star has faded in the U.S. but the company is serving up some real unlocked bargains like the Nokia C3-01, a slim and slick voice phone with an excellent camera, music player, and Web browser. Buy it...

By CgeNa on 94

Nokia is still with the Nokia and there’s definitely more to love compared to its close companion the . We decided to make this review short and sweet because the two are relatively the same. This review is more like a comparison between the...

By Good Gear Guide on 55

The Nokia C3 feature phone targets young people with a penchant for excessive texting and chatting, and offers an excellent keyboard. However, the lack of 3G connectivity is a hard pill to swallow, despite the very low...

By 5FWD on 100

Ultimately, you have to remember that this is a budget phone, not a smartphone. The lack of sat-nav smarts shouldn’t trouble those after a simple mobile with a few modern-day benefits. This looks slick, sharp and couldn’t be easier to use....

By 3G UK on 80

Nokia has always been famed for its standard handsets, and the C3-01 Touch and Type offers a new twist on the old favourite. The capacitive touch-screen offers a new lease of life to what is a tried-and-tested handset, making its standard...

By Mobile Choice on 80

The C3-01 Touch and Type is an even better, more natural take on Nokia’s top of the class basic phone...

By Phone Arena on 80

To wrap up, we were impressed on the whole with the Nokia X3 Touch and Type and are more so by the Nokia C3 Touch and Type. It offers people who may not want smart phone features (or price) an extremely well built alternative with some good...

By Phone Scoop on

The C3 is a very capable little phone. It represents Nokia's strengths in that the hardware is good, the battery life is great, and voice quality during phone calls is (mostly) good. The touch element has been tastefully implemented across the...

By GSMArena on

The premium looks and excellent build quality are a nice place for the Nokia C3-01 to start. Things are looking good for the whole Touch and Type concept too – there’s nowhere else to go for a set with both touchscreen and a numpad. This...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 80

Affordable, stylish and well made. Smartphone functionality for feature-phone...

By Recombu on 60

The Nokia C3 Touch and Type boasts great build quality, a decent camera and is available on some very reasonable contracts. Obviously it’ll appeal to those who prefer texting on an numeric pad instead of a touchscreen, and in that sense it’s...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

Nokia may be struggling to re-establish itself in the smartphone market with handsets like the N8, but the company still knows its onions when it comes to creating simple and reliable phones for the mass market, which is obviously the target...

By TechRadar on 60

The Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type is a candybar handset with a small screen and a simple numeric keypad. Like its near-namesake the BlackBerry-alike C3-00, the C3-01 Touch and Type is designed to be a low cost, easy to use messaging fan's handset. It...

By 5FWD on 80

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. Nokia C3 Touch...

International Review By GraphMobile on

Au terme de ce test, le bilan est globalement positif pour le nouveau téléphone proposé par Nokia. Si la piètre qualité de l'écran résistif constitue le gros point noir de ce nouveau modèle, ce dernier a...