Nokia C2-06 Review

The Nokia C2-06 is the latest cell phone from Nokia which is also known as Nokia C2-06 Touch & Type. The phone was launched by the company in mid-2011 but it is still not available in the market. It is a dual-SIM GSM phone which operates on the 2G network.

Features Of Nokia C2-06

Dual –SIM phones are a craze in Asia and Nokia C2-06 joins the bandwagon. The advantage of dual-SIM phones is that you can inset two SIM cards of two different networks.

You can save the settings of five SIMs which makes swapping very easy. You can just take out a SIM card and put in the other one. It will automatically activate the settings for that particular SIM card.

The phone need not be rebooted after the change of SIMs. The set is very easy to handle and looks great with its slider function. The phone weighs 115gm which does not make it bulky. The 2.6 inches display has a pixel resolution of 240 x 320.

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The most amazing feature of the phone is the Handwriting recognition feature by which you can write on the phone in exactly the same way as you write on a piece of paper. Nokia C2-06 has a host of other exciting features like MP4 player, MP3 player, predictive text and FlashLite support.

Connectivity Features of Nokia C2-06

The phone supports all – GPRS, EDGE, USB & Bluetooth. The GPRS allows the users a better surfing experience compared to other phones in the same category.

The surfing experience was definitely better on this phone. The phone has built-in support for Facebook, Flickr and Twitter. The Bluetooth features will allow you to exchange files from phones and computers without the use of wires.

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One can argue that USB does the same thing but with Bluetooth you don’t need to physically connect with the device from which you are pulling up the files. On the other hand, the transfer rate on the USB is much better. Nokia C2-06 available in India for the price of approx. Rs. 5000/

Nokia C2-06 Camera

The Nokia C2-06 has a state-of-the-art 2MP camera that provides clear and crisp images of superior quality. The camera enjoys a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. You can also record videos with your Nokia C2-06.

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The battery is as good as the battery on any other Nokia cell phone. The battery gives 400 hrs in standby, 5 hrs of talk time and almost 37 hrs of music play.

The design of the phone is very similar to that of Nokia C2-02 and C2-03. Nokia C2-06 is available in graphite color. The phone has a 10MB internal memory which is extendable to 32GB with the help of microSD cards.

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The main drawback of this phone is that it is not equipped with 3G technology. The phone has lots of good features but the lack of 3G is a real dampener.


The phone does not have an official release date but it should be available in the market by September 2011. The box of Nokia C2-06 will have a full range of accessories like Nokia Charger, Nokia Stereo Headset, 2GB MicroSD card and user guide.