The Nokia C5-00 is the first in the new (at the time) Cseries of Nokia phones, announced March 2010. The C5-00 is a smartphone with messaging and social networking features, including, for example, Facebook and Flickr applications. The C5-00 allows multitasking and has a 2.2-inch (56 mm) display and a 5.0-megapixel camera (C5-00.2: 5 MP). It also includes GPS and a free navigation courtesy of Ovi Maps. It runs on Symbian OS with S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2.

Nokia C5-00
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SeriesNokia Cseries
Compatible networksGSM EDGE 850, 900, 1800, and 1900. UMTS 2100, and 850 for US model or 900 for EU model ; GPRS/EGPRS MSC32 class B, maximum speed up to 298/178.8 kbps (UL/DL);
HSDPA cat9, maximum speed up to 10.2 Mbit/s;
HSUPA cat. 5, maximum speed up to 2 Mbit/s;
Dual transfer mode;
TCP/IP support;
Capability to serve as data modem
Availability by regionQ2 2010
PredecessorNokia 3120 classic
Nokia 6700 classic
Nokia 6730 classic
RelatedNokia C6-00
Nokia E5-00
Nokia 6700 slide
Form factorMonoblock
Dimensions112 × 46 × 12.3 mm
Mass89.3 g (0.197 lb)
Operating systemS60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 UI on Symbian OS v9.3, firmware 071.005
CPUARM 11 600 MHz processor
Storage50 MB on-board memory, up to 16 GB (32 GB for C5-00.2) on MicroSD card
Removable storageMicroSD up to 16 GB, included 2 GB
BatteryBL-5CT 1.05 Ah Li-ion battery
Display320 × 240 2.2-inch (5.6 cm)
Rear camera3.2-mega pixel, 4× digital zoom, VGA video recorder (15fps) LED flash, 2,048×1,536 pixels
ConnectivityUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.0,
Data inputs5 way Navi key and two soft keys;
Call, end, clear and application keys;
Side volume keys;
Alpha numeric keypad

It has a MicroSD slot with support for up to 16-gigabyte cards (C5-00.2: 32 GB) – the Nokia C5 comes with a two-gigabyte card in the box. The device dimensions are just over 12 millimetres (0.47 in) thin and 46 millimetres (1.8 in) across and 112 millimetres (4.4 in) high and the battery life is good for up to 12 hours of talk time (GSM). It has a working memory (RAM) of 128 MB (C5-00.2: 256 MB).

Available in white and warm grey, the Nokia C5-00 was made globally available in the second quarter of 2010.[1]

The C5-00 comes in a monoblock form factor and weighs 89.3 grams (3.15 oz) with the battery. It has a 5-way Navi-key, two soft keys, separate call, end clear and application keys as well as volume keys on the side. The phone user interface and the ring tones can be customized.

The announced maximum talk time varies from 4.9 hours in 3G networks to up to 12 hours in plain GSM networks. The maximum standby times are 630 and 670 hours respectively. Music can be played for a maximum of 34 hours if the phone is in the offline mode.

The phone features Bluetooth connectivity, a 3.5 mm AV connector and a stereo FM radio. It can act as a data modem, supports calendar and contact synchronization with Microsoft Outlook and can be charged via USB. Conference calls with up to three participants can also be made.

The Nokia C5-00 also features an integrated web browser. It supports the XHTML markup language, Flash Lite 3.0, video streaming and RSS feeds.

The camera on the back has a flash with an announced operating range of 1.5 meters. The camera has a few different capture, colour tone, scene and white balance modes and has a horizontal orientation. There is also a photo editor on device. Video can be captured for as long as there is memory available. The device also features a secondary, VGA resolution camera for video calls.

The Nokia C5-00.2 as of 2011 comes with a 5-megapixel camera, 256 MB RAM and support for up to 32-gigabyte cards.[2]


  1. ^ "Nokia Developer: Nokia C5-00". Archived from the original on 23 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Nokia Developer: Nokia C5-00 5MP". Archived from the original on 9 March 2013.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Nokia C5 at Wikimedia Commons