Is there room for the Nokia C7?
We got this test unit, a Nokia C7, a couple weeks back and it’s got us thinking where Nokia is positioning this device (probably in the mid to high-end range) considering the Nokia N8 and Nokia E7 are clearly on top of the heap.
Announced in September last year, the Nokia C7 is relatively thin at just 10.5mm and has this great capacitive AMOLED display.
It’s got a pretty neat and solid design, sleek form factor and a relatively capable OS (Symbian still has gazillions of followers). The 8MP camera (f/2.8 – f/4.3) isn’t as impressive as its big brother, the N8. Still, the wide, scenic photos are pretty good and it can capture HD videos.
Nokia C7-00 specs:
3.5 AMOLED display @ 640Ã—360 pixels
350MB internal memory
8GB mass storage
up to 32GB via microSD
8MP camera with dual LED flash
720p HD video recording @ 25fps
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
HSDPA 10.2MBps, HSUPA 2.0Mbps
FM Radio Tuner
It’s a bit disappointing though that when transferring HD videos into the device, it gets converted and compressed so it turns out a bit pixelated in the AMOLED screen. What I liked the best is the Ovi Maps which loads without internet connection and the data on Metro Manila and other key cities are very detailed.
The Nokia C7 is still selling for around Php15,500 in stores. At that price point, it still has some leg room to fill considering the N8 is still in the Php20k range. You can check out the full review here.