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Good: cheap, light weight
Bad: touch, always crashes or run out of memory
Comment: I hate this phone
I'm using it for 7 months now
when using gps keep on telling me "out of memory"
when using shazam, I cannot exit from the application because it runs out of memory
If I open more than one tab in the browser, it say out of memory, or otherwise it delete the first one
3g connection is always on, or better, it just randomly disconnect, so the battery life is super short.
the touchscreen is hard to push
90% of the times you cannot copy numbers from the browser
it doesn't have Flash on camera
OK I know, is a cheap phone, it cannot do everything, but at least it should be able to do what they allow you to do on the menu
I always thought that nokia are the best phone company, not very fancy but reliable, BUT
I'll never buy a nokia again
Unless they 'll ask "I'm sorry" to everyone who bought such a full of bug phone
and they promised that they have fired all the idiots that allowed this phone to be on the shelfs.
Bad: NothingTouchscreen unresponsive
Comment: I actually asked for this phone as a Christmas present!
8 months on I still have the urge to smash it in frustration.
For me the touch screen is the worse thing, you have to physically press down on the dam thing and when you do another option is carried out to the one you requested. Missed calls also because when the lock is on it seems everytime when you go to answer call you either miss it or cut it off....Absolute dreadfull piece of kit and I will replace it very shortly having given it ample patience to get used to it!!
Comment: I,D LIKE this smart phone
Good: Nothing whatsoever
Bad: Reliability, battery life, made of plastic, call quality, operating system, lack of memory, very slow.
Comment: I have had more problems with this phone than the sum total combined of all other phones that I have owned for the past 15 years. I only wish that I could give it a 0 star rating.
This is the email that I had to send to Vodafone about this phone.
I recently received an upgrade (!) to a Nokia C5-03. I can only assume that I am being used to test this phone before Nokia decide not to make any more of them, in fact based on this phone Nokia should stop making any more mobile phones.
This phone is completely and utterly unfit for purpose.
Here is a list of the problems that I am aware of and I don't even use most of the features on the phone and don't even use the phone that much because it is so awful to use (when it does actually work).
Firstly, when I was advised to take this phone I was told that the camera had a flash, it does not have a flash.
I am constantly being reminded that the memory is low on the phone even after deleting all of the emails on the phone. This takes forever because the feature does not work properly, emails simply do not delete or just reappear after they have been deleted. It beeps repetitively saying that the emails cannot be deleted without giving a reason or it just stops deleting them and gets stuck. I have nothing else stored in the phone memory, therefore the internal phone memory is not large enough to accomodate the factory installed software / updates.
The alarm clock will not switch off when the alarm is ringing, the only way to get rid of it is to use sleep and then to go into alarms and turn off the alarm.
Periodically the phone screen just randomly turns white and also the orientation just changes even when the phone is not moved.
The touch screen is as reactive as a lump of steel, even when using a stylus which is pretty much essential. More often than not even if you manage to press the right icon and the phone reacts it will not actually do the required command. I miss phonecalls often just because the stupid thing will not react.
The top of the screen is already faded.
On top of the actual faults with the phone it is stunningly user unfriendly and Nokia REALLY need to do something about their multitudes of accounts / log ins / websites. If I want to manage my phone I want one website and one log in.
Ideally instructions should not be needed with a new phone but this phone is so useless it really should come with instructions (and an apology) because the online help seems to be woefully inadequate.
Good: Slim size
Bad: Everything the CNET review says and more.
Comment: This came with a vodafone package as obviously they were trying to get rid of them. It promises a lot but does not deliver. The review is generous if anything. The software is diabolical. The file manager is useless, so that when you get the "phone memory is full" popup box there is no way to delete any files, which are hidden anyway. You could pay to download the y-browser, which would reveal them, but by that time you can't download anything, because the phone memory (a paltry 90 mb or so) is full. You can't even format the phone and start again, because...the phone memory is full and the cpu needs some space on the c drive to operate. What a totally useless phone. I could flash it but as it's under guarantee I am sending it back in the hope that I can get something better, or at least not quite so bad. BTW there are 1000s and 1000s of users on forums looking for solutions to this but Nokia doesn't seem to have one. No wonder Nokia is in trouble. Do not buy this phone - don't even accept one as a gift. Oh, and the equally useless OVI PC suite doesn't exactly help. Makes Motorola Phone Tools look like a slick piece of software.
Good: Nice picture quality
Bad: no led flash,short lasting battery and poor browser
Comment: For someone on a budget,good overal perfomance
Good: ovi maps,picture quality
Comment: nice piece
Comment: I must belive what this review says after that I saw the Samsung picture on the phone.
My 12 years old daughter would not belive this ==>> "The C5-03's browser doesn't reformat pages" and shows a Samsung phone on it!!!
What a "good" review!
I repaired thousand Samsung phones at a factory I used to work for and I rather buy a dead Symbian Nokia than get a free Samsung phone. That is my opinion.
Good: its look is gud..
Bad: its price is high nd features r very less..no option to send songs via Bluetooth....no LED Flash..the camera is 5 megapixel but picture quality is poor...
Comment: its price is high nd features r very less..no option to send songs via Bluetooth....no LED Flash..the camera is 5 megapixel but picture quality is poor...
Good: ovi maps,apps,wifi and gaming
Comment: nice phone..
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