The Nokia C1-01 is a bar phone with a classic look. It measures 108 x 45 x 14mm and weighs 78.8 grams.
Above the screen it has the ear piece speaker and under the screen is the D-pad with the two call button and other two buttons for select and back on either side. At the top left side is the lanyard eyelet while on the right side we find the charger plug and the microUSB slot. At the top it has the 3.5mm jack and at the bottom is the mouthpiece microphone.
The screen measures 1.8 inches in diagonal. It has a resolution of 128 x 160 pixels and a pixel density of 114ppi. The contrast of the screen is poor but the sun light legibility is good enough.
The phone has an internal storage of 10 Mb. It also has 16 Mb of RAM and 64 Mb of ROM. You can record calls and the phonebook can support up to 1000 entries.
At connectivity it has only the Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP + EDR and the microUSB v2.0 slot.
The camera has VGA resolution and can take pictures at a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The video quality is very poor; it has only 10 fps and not to mention that it has a resolution of 128 x 96 pixels.
The Opera Mini comes preinstalled and with HTML language support. You can use it mostly on WAP through the GPRS data connection. The phone also has a stereo FM radio with RDS.
Battery life is very good. The phone can stay on up to five days of normal use thanks to its 800 mAh battery which offers a standby time of 504 hours and a talk time of 10 hours and 40 minutes.