The Nokia 700 is a small phone with heavy duty gear on it. It is very capable. Later I’ll talk about the combination between the ClearBlack and AMOLED. Now take a look at its main features:
- Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support
- Penta-band 3G with 14.4 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support
- Slim 9.7mm body
- 3.2″ 16M-color nHD ClearBlack AMOLED capacitive touchscreen (220 ppi); Gorilla glass
- 5 megapixel fixed-focus camera with LED flash; geo-tagging, face detection, smart zoom in video
- 720p video @ 30fps recording, stereo sound
- Symbian Belle OS
- 1GHz CPU and 512 MB RAM
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- 2GB of inbuilt storage, microSD expandable
- Active noise cancellation via a dedicated mic
- DivX, XviD, H.264 video support
- Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- microUSB port with USB On-the-go support
- Stereo Bluetooth 3.0
- GPS receiver with A-GPS support and free lifetime voice-guided navigation; Digital compass
- Flash Lite support in the web browser
- Smart dialing and voice commands
- NFC support
- Built-in accelerometer and proximity sensor
- TV-out functionality (SD)
Above the screen it has the slim ear piece speaker and the proximity and ambient light sensors. Under the screen it has three hardware buttons: two call buttons and menu button between them. Under the control button we can see the loud speaker. On the right side it has volume keys, a lock button and the camera shutter. The left side is completely bare. At the top we find the 3.5mm jack, the 2mm charger plug and a microUSB port. You can charge the using the charger plug or by using the microUSB port.
The AMOLED display has also the Nokia ClearBlack technology. So you’ll have the vivid colors from the AMOLED and the deep dark from both AMOLED and ClearBlack. The AMOLED also offers great viewing angles. The ClearBlack technology is reducing the reflection. So, the Nokia 700 has good brightness, good contrast, very good viewing angles and the sun light legibility is very good too.
The phone has a 5MP snapper with autofocus and LED flash. It has features and settings like geo-tagging, face detection, ISO, self timer and others. The image quality is decent with good contrast and fine details. The noise is kept under control. Recorded video have 720p resolution and stereo sound recording from the dedicated microphone.
At connectivity is has 3G HSDPA and HSUPA speeds up to 14.4 Mbps respectively 5.76 Mbps, Wi-Fi with b/g/n standards, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP + EDR, NFC and a microUSB v2.0 slot. The browser is running smooth and has Adobe Flash Lite support which makes the browsing experience more pleasant.
On the hardware part it has a 1 GHz ARM 11 which will be overclocked at 1.3 GHz after the update to Symbian Belle FP1. The graphic processing unit supports 2D and 3D HW acceleration thanks to the OpenVG 1.1 and OpenGL ES 2.0from Broadcom. The amount of ROM and RAM memory is 1GB respectively 512 Mb. The internal storage has 2 GB and it can be extended up to 32 GB through a microSD card.
The battery has a capacity of 1080 mAh and Nokia says that it can last for 47 hours of music play. The standby time has 465 hours and the talk time has 7 hours.