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Nokia C5-06

Nokia C5-06

Nokia C5-06


  • Size: 105.8 x 51 x 13.8 mm
  • Weight (with battery): 93 g
  • Volume: 65 cc

Display and user interface

  • Screen size: 3.2″
  • Resolution: 640 x 360 (nHD)
  • Up to 16 million colours
  • Resistive touch-screen display

Keys and input methods

  • Home key
  • Send, end and power keys
  • Volume key
  • Push lock key and single-tap lock (on display)
  • Touch screen with QWERTY and stylus support


  • Available colours:
    • Black/Graphite Black
    • Black/Aluminium Grey
    • Black/Red
    • Black/Orange
    • Black/Petrol blue
    • Black Illuvial
    • White/Red
    • White/Orange
    • White Illuvial


  • Customisable home screen:
    • widgets
    • themes
    • icons
    • shortcuts
    • menu
  • Customisable profiles
  • Ringtones: mp3, AAC and 64-tone polyphonic
  • Video ringtones
  • Themes
    • wallpapers
    • screensavers
    • ringtones
    • pre-installed themes


Power Management

  • BL-4U 1000 mAh battery
  • Talk time:
    • 2G network: 11.5 hours
  • Standby time:
    • 2G network: 25 days
  • Music playback: 35 hours (19.5 hours with Bluetooth headset)
  • Video playback: 7.5 hours (MPEG-4/nHD)


  • Internal memory: 40 MB
  • MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, up to 16 GB

Operating frequency

  • Quad band GSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • Automatic switching between GSM bands
  • Offline mode

Data network

  • GPRS/EDGE class B, multislot class 32, maximum speed 296 kpbs downlink/177.6 kbps uplink


  • Stereo Bluetooth version 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
  • USB charging
  • 3.5 mm AV connector
  • SIM connector

Software and Applications

Software platform and user interface

  • Symbian OS S60 5th Edition
  • Firmware update over the air (FOTA)
  • Speech codecs: HR, FR, EFR, NB-AMR
  • Symbian OS version 9.4
  • Voice commands
  • Software updates

Personal Information Management (PIM)

  • Detailed contact information
  • Calendar
  • To-do list
  • Notes
  • Voice recorder
  • Calculator
  • Clock
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes


  • Unified editor for:
    • Email (SMTP, IMAP4, POP3)
  • Calendar, Contacts, Notes, Phone switch, Recorder, Dictionary, Calculator, Converter.
  • Mail For Exchange
  • Office tools:
    • QuickOffice Reader – view email attachments: .doc, .xls, .ppt, .pdf
  • Internet browser
  • MusicPlayer
  • Podcasting
  • Shazam
  • Ovi Store, Ovi Maps, Ovi Suite, Ovi Share, Ovi Contacts, Ovi Sync, Share on Ovi, MyNokia
  • Amazon (Widget)
  • Image Editor
  • RealPlayer
  • Youtube (Service launcher)
  • Web Search
  • Social networking:
    • Facebook (Application)
    • Hi5 (Service launcher)
    • MySpace (Service launcher)
    • Friendster (Service launcher)
    • Twitter (Service launcher)
    • Orkut (Service launcher)


Email and messaging

  • Easy-to-use email client
  • Ovi Mail: free email account from Nokia
  • Instant messaging through Nokia Messaging
  • Nokia Messaging for email

Call management

  • Contacts: advanced contacts database with support for multiple phone and email details per entry and thumbnail pictures
  • Speed dialling
  • Logs of dialled, received and missed calls
  • Integrated handsfree speakers
  • Top contacts widget
  • Conference calling

Sharing and internet

  • Full web browsing of real web pages
  • Web browsing with touch control
  • Support for video streaming
  • Adobe FlashLite 3.1 support
  • JavaTM MIDP 2.0 support
  • Access to Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and other online social networks
  • Ovi Store for application downloads
  • Support for streaming video
  • Ovi Share with connectivity to popular sharing services
    • Browser also capable of viewing operator domain XHTML Mobile Profile (MP) content.
  • Panning the web page both vertically and horizontally using the touch-enabled scroll-bars
  • Interacting with hyperlinks, buttons and other active elements on the page.
  • Interacting with form elements on the web page. These include select lists, radio buttons, check boxes, input fields, and form submit and reset buttons.
  • A new touch-specific toolbar with access to common functions, including entering web addresses/URLs.
  • Fast navigation using the Page Overview feature. A single tap moves the user to any area of the page.
  • Activating menu items, toolbar buttons, soft-keys and other standard S60 UI elements.
  • Interacting with browser plug-ins.
  • Opening and navigating the list of bookmarks.
  • Managing and viewing RSS/ATOM web feeds and feed articles.
  • JavaScript events related to the page and elements on the page.


  • Integrated A-GPS receiver
  • Ovi Maps with free lifetime navigation licence
  • Accelerometer for correct orientation of display



  • 2 megapixel camera
  • Zoom up to 3x (digital)
  • Fullscreen viewfinder


  • 40 MB internal memory, up to 16 GB additional memory with microSD card
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity
  • Bluetooth 2.1 EDR wireless connectivity

Image capture

  • Image rotation (in the image editing mode or by changing the mode from portrait to landscape)
  • Self-timer: picture is captured after 3, 5 or 10 seconds
  • White balance and colour tone effect settings
  • Upload photos via Ovi Share, Flickr or Bluetooth
  • Automatic location tagging (Geotagging) of images and videos
  • Cover Flow change photos with finger motions
  • Store photos on Ovi Share


Video camera

  • Video resolution: 640×352, 15fps, EQ: 2929
  • Email normal quality: 320×240, 15fps, EQ: 375
  • Sharing quality: 176×144, 15fps,
  • Video clip length: Maximal clip length is 90 mins (High or Normal quality) or limited to MMS size
    • Note: Clip length depends on available memory
  • White balance: Automatic, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent
  • Colour tone: Normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
  • Scene: Automatic, Low light mode, Night
  • Digital zoom: 2x

Video codecs and formats

  • MPEG-4, QVGA at up to 15 fps
  • Video file format: .mp4 (default), .3gp (for MMS)

Video sharing and playback

  • MPEG-4, 3GPP: H.263 and H.264 codecs
  • Enhanced video centre: central hub for video experiences
  • Access to last-played video and easy resume
  • My videos: collection of stored videos
  • Access to Internet Videos, compatible with RSS feeds, and video podcasts, with direct wireless updates and downloads
  • Video directory to discover new Internet Videos
  • Support for download, streaming, and progressive download
  • Support for Flash video

Music and audio

Music features

  • Stereo Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR support
  • Stereo FM radio
  • Shazam
  • Music codecs: .mp3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+ and WMA
  • Equaliser
  • Bit rate up to 256 kbps
  • DRM support WMDRM10, OMA DRM 2.1 +F81


  • Stereo FM radio


  • Use the touch interface to play games
  • Green Game preloaded
  • Download more games from Ovi Store

Eco profile

Energy efficiency

  • Power Save mode, unplug charger reminder, Charger AC-10 / AC-15

Eco content and services

  • Eco zone via Download!/Ovi store, eco bookmarks, content and personalisation, eco tips in tutorial maps for route optimisation and pedestrian navigation


  • Free of PVC, free of nickel on the product surface, free of brominated and chlorinated compounds, and free of antimony trioxide as defined in the Nokia Substance List


  • All materials of the device can be recovered as materials and energy
  • Device is up to 80 % recyclable


  • Made of renewable, up to 52 % recycled material. 100% recyclable, reduced compact package size

User manual

  • Black and white printing, eco tips on Green Page

Package contents

  • Nokia C5-06
  • Nokia Battery BL-4U
  • Nokia Charger AC-10
  • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-102
  • Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-101D
  • User guide
  • Service Leaflet