Review: Nokia C3-01 Touch & Type
The C3 has a 5 megapixel camera and an LED flash, but no autofocus. It can be dialed down to lesser resolutions if you want to save space on the microSD card or phone memory. Don't let the high-megapixel count and presence of a flash fool you into believing the C3 takes great pix. They are mediocre at best.
Indoor shots were god-awful, full of grain, lacking focus, and lacking any life or vibrancy at all. Shots were very dull. The flash only served to cast an unnatural blue tint over everything, and rarely helped provide even lighting for a nice shot. Outdoor photos showed a marked improvement. Focus, color and white balance were better, but grain was still visible.
It's a shame, as the C3 has a lot going for it. It's disappointing that it falls flat on quality after showing such promise with the camera software. Photos taken with the C3 are definitely MMS worthy and possibly email worthy, but I wouldn't post them to Facebook.
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The C3 can capture video up to VGA resolution (640 x 480.) It can also be set for MMS-compatible video (though not at full resolution) or for as long as the memory card holds up.
The quality of video — even with the finest settings in place — was about on par with the still images taken with the C3. The video camera showed plenty of smearing, digital artifacts, and waviness as the C3 was panned about. Video is good for MMS, but definitely not YouTube quality.
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