First Check: Nokia C7

Restart Symbian 3 Nokia brings the chic C7 for 429 euros at the start. connect reported by the first impression at Nokia World.

Nokia has packed the C7 in rounded and beautiful handy case. The 11 mm flat device fits well in the hand and offers also the good old presser to answer and end calls next to the big menu button.

Otherwise be operated via the touchscreen, which like all Symbian-3-models via an easily accessible side button lock can be. Already the pre-production model at Nokia World was very solidly built and made a decent impression.

The compact housing is made of metal, is however not made of one piece. The 3.5-inch display consists of 360 x 640 pixels, Nokia is also here on the AMOLED displays from Samsung which are readable from oblique angles and bold colors with good contrast.

Symbian 3 offers three different home screens, switch between them with a wipe on the display. All screens are freely designable with background image. So, you can show direct links to frequently used functions or important contacts. There are also lots of widgets available, which provide a look into the Inbox and on your Facebook account directly on the home screen or be filled with news and weather forecasts.

The widgets update automatically the content and therefore constantly to keep in touch with the Internet. Is not desired, as in other countries, can you use the widgets from the option menu directly on the home screen in the offline mode. Who once adjusts the start screen to your needs, must in daily life only rarely on the menu.

The C7 responds to input with only minor delays, the equipment is up to date: the 8 GB memory can be expanded via MicroSD card, thanks to the integrated FM the music stored on the C7 also over the car radio can be played. In addition to free navigation in the car, also the route on foot work thanks to compass. The camera is 8 Megapixels and two LEDs flash replacement.