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Nokia C3 vs ZTE Blade III

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia C3 vs ZTE Blade III phones. Which is the best phone?

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02 Nokia C3 vs 20 ZTE Blade III

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What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is ZTE Blade III

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02 Advantages Nokia C3

C3vsBlade III
114 grams (3.99 ounces)vs130 grams (4.55 ounces)
 3 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
260 thousandvs65 thousand

20 Advantages ZTE Blade III

Blade IIIvsC3
 4 times100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Single-Corevs208Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 7 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
512MBvs64MB DDR
 45 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
4GB (2.49GB user available)vs128MB (55MB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 32GB vsUntil 8GB
10 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs13.6 millimeters (0.54 inches)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
480 x 800 pixelsvs320 x 240 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
233 PPIvs167 PPI
+Larger screen
+Higher resolution main camera
5 megapixelsvs2 megapixels
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocusvsNot supported
 11 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
VGA (640 x 480 pixels)vsQCIF (176 x 144 pixels)
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1600 mAhvs1320 mAh
Advantage+The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster3G HSUPAvs2G EDGE
 30 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbps
Advantage+The touch screen facilitates the use of the deviceCapacitive MultitouchvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo callingvsNot supported
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTaggingvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 b/g/nvs802.11 b/g
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFCvsNot supported


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Model and physical featuresNokia C3ZTE Blade III
ModelC3Blade III
Also known asNokia C3-00ZTE Blade 3 P772N10, ZTE Blade 3 3G
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateJune, 2010September, 2012
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth13.6 millimeters (0.54 inches)10 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)58.1 x 115.5 millimeters (2.29 x 4.55 in)63.5 x 123 millimeters (2.5 x 4.84 in)
Weight114 grams (3.99 ounces)130 grams (4.55 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia C3ZTE Blade III
Operating systemNokia Series OS S40 5th edition Feature Pack 1Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareNokia C3ZTE Blade III
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Broadcom "Juno"32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A
CPU processor208Mhz Single-Core ARM9 core1Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A5
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredQualcomm Adreno 200
RAM memory64MB DDR512MB
Internal storage128MB (55MB user available)4GB (2.49GB user available)
External storageUntil 8GB microSDUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplayNokia C3ZTE Blade III
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size2.4" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~26.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~58.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenNot supportedCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution320 x 240 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)167 PPI233 PPI
Colors260 thousand65 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataNokia C3ZTE Blade III
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
3G networkNot supportedUMTS 900/2100
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload0.236 Mbps7.2/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia C3ZTE Blade III
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraNokia C3ZTE Blade III
Main camera2 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution1600 x 1200 pixels2592 x 1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)QCIF (176 x 144 pixels) 15 fpsVGA (640 x 480 pixels)
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredNot supported
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraNokia C3ZTE Blade III
Front cameraNot supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia C3ZTE Blade III
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, AVI, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesNokia C3ZTE Blade III
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version with A2DP2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g802.11 b/g/n
DLNAfeature not registeredSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsNokia C3ZTE Blade III
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserfeature not registeredHTML, XHTML
Java / Flash playerSupportedSupported
SensorsNot supportedAccelerometer
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Slate Grey, Golden White, Hot Pink, Black
- Social network integration
- Colors: Black, White
- ZTE Mifavor UI
- Dolby Mobile sound
- WiFi Direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyNokia C3ZTE Blade III
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity1320 mAh1600 mAh
Battery modelBL-5Jfeature not registered
Talk time420 minutes | 7 hours | 0.3 day240 minutes | 4 hours | 0.2 day
Standby28800 minutes | 480 hours | 20 days15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Nokia C3ZTE Blade III
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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