The Nokia C6-01 is one of Nokia’s best phones. There are a variety of Nokia phones available but this is by far one of the best. It has one of those huge screens that costs more than the smaller display phones on the market. It’s also a more attractive option that lets you really see what a big screen can do for the quality of your smartphone experience. Check it out, you’ll see.

General

This phone runs on both the 2G and 3G networks. On the 2G side, the specifications it runs on are GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900. On the 3G side, HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100. It was released in November of 2010.

Size

The dimensions of this phone are 103.8 x 52.5 x 13.9 mm, 65 cc. The weight of this phone is 131 grams. Overall, this is one of the bigger phones with a bigger screen than most.

Display

This smartphone has an AMOLED touchscreen display that shows a total of 16 million colors. This screen has a capacity of showing a 360 x 640 pixel resolution and is a total of 3.2 inches large. Like most Nokia phones, it has a Nokia ClearBlack display. This is characteristic of the great majority of Nokia smartphones on the market today. It also has a multi-touch input method that allows you to learn how to operate the device in new ways, older phones don’t let you do this. The device will automatically turn off according to the proximity sensor, so you don’t have to worry about the unit wasting valuable battery life when you leave it.

This unit also comes with an accelerometer. That means it auto rotates with how you hold it. The glass is scratch resistant through the use of a technology called Gorilla display.

Sound

When you want the phone to ring, you have two choices. You can set it to vibrate or you can use MP3 ringtones. It also has a loudspeaker and a 3.5 mm jack to accommodate headphones or external speakers.

Memory

As far as memory goes, there is an almost infinite number of entries and fields you can use to store numbers. There is also the photocall feature, which allows you to select photos to highlight in order to call their number. This is a very cool feature that many people are happy about. You also have access to your call records, which stay in the Nokia C6-01’s memory for 30 days.

As far as the guts of the smartphone goes, it offers 340 MB, 256 MB RAM and 1GB ROM. These are very impressive memory statistics for a smartphone. It even has a microSD slot that provides up to 32 GB of memory. Included with every new Nokia C6-01 is a 2 GB card.

Data

In the data transfer category, it functions on Class 33 GPRS and EDGE class 33 as well. One of the best parts about this phone is the fact that it comes with 3G functionality, running on HSDPA 10.2 megabytes per second download speed and HSUPA 2 megabytes per second upload speed. The WLAN is Wi-Fi technology enabled and 802.11 b/g/n. It also comes with Bluetooth V3.0 with A2DP. It doesn’t have an infrared port but it does have micro USB on-the-go support.

Camera

The camera is a exceptional part of the Nokia C6-01. It features an 8 Megapixel, 3264×2448 pixel, fixed focus, dual-LED flash. Pretty impressive for a smartphone in this class! It also features geo-tagging and face detection. This makes the camera a joy to operate and the pictures and video turn out really good. Speaking of the video, it has 720p@25fps with video stabilization. The videos turn out crisp and with full audio.

Features

The operating system of the Nokia C6-01 is the Symbian 3 OS. The processor boasts a 680 MHz ARM 11 processor with a Broadcom BCM2727 GPU. The text messaging features SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email and instant messaging capability. It also features a built in WAP2.0/xHTML, HTML and RSS feeds browser. And, if you want to listen to the radio, no problem! This smartphone comes with a stereo FM radio with RDS. There are also downloadable games, GPS support, Java, a digital compass, TV-out integration, WebTV, an MP3 player, DivX player, Word Pad and Excel viewer, voice command and predictive text input. As you can see, it has lots of features but these come with a drawback: increased SAR levels which can be dangerous to your health, so be sure to never develop the habit of over-using your phone.

Battery

The battery is a Li-Ion 1050 mAh (BL-5CT). It lasts 408 hours on standby, provides up to 11 hours 20 minutes of talk time and up to 50 hours of music play. Amazing.