The Nokia C6-01 is the latest addition to Nokia with the Symbian 3 – operating system and according to the models N8 and C7-00 the best Symbian 3 Smartphone.
The C6-01 (not to be confused with the C6-00) a lot more compact than the two other Symbian News, Nokia N8 and Nokia C7-00. Accordingly, the display measures only 3.2 inches diagonally; at the C7’s are 3.5 inches.
The AMOLED display is yet to see the same wealth of information, because the resolution is also 360 x 640 pixel; the whole thing is represented only slightly smaller. The Panel, which is controlled by a touch-sensitive touch screen is also smaller.
In the first test was also safe here controlled by the menu; Text input on the on-screen QWERTY keyboard, however, require much concentration. The pre-production model showed no workmanship, but who wants to send it, must seek a different model.
With its 14 millimeters, the C6-01 seems something thick, also dominated by plastic. In contrast to the C7 Nokia dispenses with a large internal memory, the 340 MB can be extended but also here with a MicroSD card.
That being said, there is the full package with Wi-FI and HSPA for fast Internet, an A-GPS receiver and Nokia’s free navigation software Ovi maps, an 8-megapixel camera with auto-focus and two LEDs flash replacement, FM radio and Mu sicplayer.
Loaded is a micro-USB connector, headset find connection to a 3.5 mm jack – this is now standard. As with all devices with Symbian 3, a new feature for social networks can be found also at the C6-01.
Who is active in communities such as Facebook or Twitter, here you can save his credentials and gets collected in a user’s Inbox from now on not only all the news, but is also clever functions to become active themselves online. So the 8-megapixel camera can be directly from the application start and each status update set where it should appear.
Also, you cannot accept contacts from Facebook and co. directly in the address book. So, now even Nokia offers an elegant solution for maintaining the Web 2.0 dating.
See the connect output 2/2011 (since 7 January at the kiosk) for a detailed review of the Nokia C6-01 with detailed information about the Reception quality, acoustics, and endurance.