C3-01 worthy looks stimulating it is based on Nokia 6700 Classic the figure of the phones is related. Unlike Nokia X3-02 where the keys layout is not classical this phone is fixture. But the key film is the stainless brace hindermost body and the screen and (part) sides edging.
S40 touchscreen phones for Nokia is a ratiocinative evolution of the competition on the marketplace. Nokia products has been sandwiched between the Sinitic and Peninsula manufacturers that nigh threesome geezerhood ago bet on the mart of touchscreen phones.
The complement could propulsion "chintzy and chirpy" budget S60 smartphones but their terms would ease be higher than the competitors' steady touchscreen phones. For Nokia this would link subordinate revenues so the complement definite to better S40 touchscreen phones.
So the screen simply plays the role of the pilotage fix and substitutes it. This is ordered but also not so favorable. For seniors this good of layout is unacceptable (though there mightiness be exceptions but a inspect showed that seniors unremarkably change the keys).
Only you cannot swan whether you suchlike them or not until you actually try much a sound. It narrows land the point opportunity of these products. The sales might go up if high-res screens are adscititious (the second generation of Touch&Type forthcoming in the summer 2011) as comfortably as a realistic key pad for writing.