Truly momentous for Nokia as they revealed the first ever “dual-SIM” named as C2.
Sibling of C1, C2 is more upgrade than the first in terms of SIM functionality, C2 allows user to use both SIM simultaneously; meaning calls and text messages can be received to either number while the phone is on.
The SIM 1 is placed underneath the battery while the SIM 2 is hot-swappable, meaning SIM card 2 can be replaced while the phone is operating.
C2 is a wallet-friendly handset costing at around Php2,500 enough to have more features to enjoy for. It has FM radio and music player which can store up to 32gb micro SD cards for spacious music storage.
C2 units will also feature Nokia Ovi Life’s Tool covering information on healthcare, agriculture, education and entertainment.
For contacts-preferred individuals, it can store up to 1,000 entries in the phonebook. Not only that, it has a battery life span of about 16.5 days, standby mode.
Other features to include are VGA camera, Bluetooth and GPRS.
Available in grey, black, magenta, dark blue and white, it will be out to market this Q4 of the year.
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.