The Nokia C6-01 is a handset that has recently been brought to the market by Nokia. It is a unit which offers, functionality and is also feature rich, whilst offering web access at fast speeds and an impressive camera. All of this is contained within a unit which measures only 103 mm by 52 mm wide and is only 13 mm thick.

The key feature of this particular handset is its expressive 3.2 inch AMOLED display screen, which provides outstanding quality imagery, due to the fact that the screen can display 16 million colours effectively. The screens resolution is quoted at 360 x 640 pixels, and comes with a Nokia clearblack display. For automation purposes, the unit comes with both proximity and accelerometer sensors.

Internet access is provided by virtue of the handsets Wi Fi and HSDPA connections, which affords the owner the option of utilising either freely available hotspots or its own internal connection which provides speeds of up to 10.2 Mbps. Additional forms of connectivity provided by virtue of the microSD card slot, Bluetooth, micro-USB as well as GPRS and EDGE connections, providing the full spectrum of connectivity options.

Entertainment is offered by a variety of means, with the inclusion of a stereo FM radio which has the added benefit of RDS functionality, in addition to an MP4/MP3 music and video player, which is also able to play such file types as DivX and XviD, amongst many others. In addition, a variety of games are included within the package, with the ability to download additional games as and when required.

The backbone of this unit is its 680 MHz processor, which is manufactured by ARM. This particular CPU offers excellent reliability, and is coupled with a 3-D graphics accelerator, whilst utilising the Symbian operating system.

One of the highlights of the handset is its 8.0 megapixel camera which offers a dual LED flash as well as such delights as fixed focus and face detection. In addition the camera provides a geo-tagging function whilst also offering the added bonus of video stabilisation, in conjunction with the ability to record video at 720 pixels. The unit also comes with a secondary camera which can be utilised to record VGA quality video.

The handset offers numerous additional features which include a TV-out, digital compass as well as web TV and a document viewer. As you expect with a quality handset such as this SNS integration is provided as standard, in addition to satellite navigation.

The Nokia C6-01, which is similar to the Nokia C3-01 Touch and Type, offers an impressive and functionally rich array of useful technology. It is a handset which offers something for everyone and since its release has proved to be a popular choice.