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C1: Nokia’s First Double-SIM Phone

Nokia unleashed their first ever phone with double sim feature branded as C1. Primary to the C-series, C1 is very basic yet the cheapest.

The Nokia C1 has 3 sub-models (C1-00, C1-01 and C1-02).

Nokia C1-00, being the cheapest among the three is affordable at 1,700 pesos before taxes. The device carries text and call capability plus some handy features such as flashlight and FM radio with a standard 3.5mm headphone jack.

Tagged as “double sim”, it carries two sim but they work independent of one another. You can switch between SIM cards reducing call rates when traveling from one country to another or being able to share a phone within a family and still use their own SIM card.

The Nokia C1 (C1-00) has a room for 500 phonebook entries and 250 text messages. Boasting its battery capability, it can run for up to six weeks on a standby mode, the longest record for Nokia phone.
It is available in variety of colors, blue, red, light grey and green, measuring 15mm and weighing 73g with the battery and sports a full color screen.

Both Nokia C1-01 and C1-02 differ only in slight variations.

Nokia C1-01 includes built-in VGA camera while Nokia C1-02 possesses features like Ovi Mail, Chat Bluetooth, MicroSD, and music.

Handsets will be available in the 3rd quarter of 2010.


  1. trixie

    when will it be out in the market?

  2. Toffee Chan

    This phone would have been a lot better if both sims were active at the same time. Switching from 1 sim to another constantly isn’t really acceptable as “hassle-free”.


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