Bluetooth SIG Reveals Nokia C5-04, Headed To T-Mobile

With Nokia officially announcing a partnership with Microsoft to run Windows Phone 7 on Nokia handsets, you would probably think their next device would be a handset with the new Windows Phone 7 OS, right? Wrong. Although Nokia is moving away from its Symbian platform to adopt Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS, it seems they’re still going to pump out whats left of the aging platform. Which brings us to the Nokia C5-04.

According to the Bluetooth SIG site, the Nokia C5-04 is headed for the States. Add that to the T-Mobile USA branding on the front of the device, which pretty much confirms it for a T-Mobile arrival. At this point not much is known regarding the handset, other than it looks to be a entry-level smartphone that will probably go for a cheap price on contract.

Anyone excited?

[BGR Via Bluetooth SIG]

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  • GinaDee

    I guess….. lol

    I mean there DOES exist users who would prefer the simplicity that this type of phone offers but alas you won’t find such sympathy from the geeks who frequent wireless enthusiast blog sites like this.

    *ducks and waits for the hate comments*

  • GinaDee

    I guess….. lol

    I mean there DOES exist users who would prefer the simplicity that this type of phone offers but alas you won’t find such sympathy from the geeks who frequent wireless enthusiast blog sites like this.

    *ducks and waits for the hate comments*

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YZ32VTTM27DZ536QVW54DYFABY Timothy B

    My wife has loved her Nokia’s in the past, but gets infuriated with the ridiculously non-intuitive and random interface of her Nuron. I’m a tech geek and I can’t figure out how to customize anything on it.

    • Anonymous

      customize that bad boy with a tack hammer. go with an lg optimus t for a low end smartphone

    • Anonymous

      Just press options OR go to themes and select a different, or go to homescreen and select a different wallpaper or view a picture and press options and select use as wallpaper/background OR select an audio file and press options and slect assign as ringtone OR……

      Come on, how much of a tech geek are you if you can’t use Symbian^1? You just don’t WANT to figure anything out. People act like they were born knowing how to use the other OSes. No we all had to learn how to use everything. At one point you didn’t know how to use whatever phone it is that you have currently.

      People act like if it is not the same as what they have, it is not good. Now, this phone probably has Symbian^1 which is NOT the same as Symbian^3 and cannot be judged as the same OS.

      T-Mobile should go after Symbian^3 devices and stop releasing Nokias with an OS from several years ago.

      Either way, this will be an upgrade from the Nuron and there are people of all ages that have Nurons and don’t know/care what OS it runs. The Nuron has an application store, web with flash, can text, mms, email, play music, videos, take pictures and record quality videos, quality world wide offline GPS navigation AND is cheap. A company would fail by just selling high end phones. You have to cater to all customers, not just to highend tech seekers.

      This phone may not be for us but it is silly and childish to talk down about it when it is a great phone for the intended customer base. I won’t even get into the features technical of Symbian^1 because the people that buy this phone don’t care if it can do more than WP7 or Android or iOS or not.

      • Anonymous

        I was thinking about getting that phone a while back, until I got my hands on it. I will admit that the specs and performance of this phone had me interested, but I did find the UI very unintuitive. The web rendering wasn’t the greatest either. I just held onto my Moto ZN5 until I got my G2. Now that’s a phone!

      • Anonymous

        I was thinking about getting that phone a while back, until I got my hands on it. I will admit that the specs and performance of this phone had me interested, but I did find the UI very unintuitive. The web rendering wasn’t the greatest either. I just held onto my Moto ZN5 until I got my G2. Now that’s a phone!

        • Anonymous

          The G2 is a great phone. I bought one for my wife. Sadly, The Nuron was crippled by T-Mobiles software. The unlocked version is the Nokia 5230 and it had a customizable homescreen with widgets and updated software with kinect scrolling throught the OS. I hope T-Mobile doesn’t take away Symbian features and lock it down like they did with the Nuron.

          Anyone that has a Nuron: Go to the Ovi Store and search for Voyager Homescreen (vHome). It will give you a fluid iOS/HTC UI that has as many homescreens as you have apps. The main screen can be set to have a working Sense like clock with the weather. Icons can be moved, settings can be changed and so forth. The best news is that Voyager Homescreen is free and is NOT a trial. It will give your Nuron or any other touchscreen S^1 and S^3 device a new look.

  • Joey

    That’s it I’m canceling my contract with T-Mobile tomorrow because of this phone even though I’m not planning on buying it.

    Just kidding.

    • pantlesspenguin

      LMAO!!! See, that’s exactly what these dipsh*ts sound like. Don’t like a phone? Don’t get it! I don’t understand why that’s such a hard concept for some people. I love my MT4G so I’m more than happy to wait. There are awesome phones on T-Mo right now, some of the best on the market at this time.

  • http://twitter.com/mrjlwilliams J. Williams

    WOW. This is something else…2nd and 3rd quarter, come on already.

  • Anonymous

    this isnt the nuron 2?

  • Anonymous

    Who in their right mind would ever get this POS on Symbian over the LG Optimus T or the DEFY (free for now). They ALL have the same data plan costs now.

  • Anonymous

    Who in their right mind would ever get this POS on Symbian over the LG Optimus T or the DEFY (free for now). They ALL have the same data plan costs now.

  • Anonymous

    As a back up as I send my Nexus S to get repaired by geeksquad.

  • Anonymous

    As a back up as I send my Nexus S to get repaired by geeksquad.

  • Youngt82

    There goes t-mobile still with their low end cheap phones smh When are you guys going to bring us high end dual core 1.2ghz phones 4.3 or higher inches ? I heard the htc pyramid will be one(rumor) but we need way more. Verizon right now is kicking our butt especially now they going to have the playstation phone :( we need to get rid of these little baby colorful phones and give us the more sexier and mature phones since we’re in 2011 and moving foward

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GRIFVUHCR7SCF2J4ACDIVSVGJM Hilton T.Y

      Google Galaxy SII. Just officially announced for Europe. It is that killer phone if T-mobile accepts it and doesn’t neuter it like they did with the vibrant, nexus s, vibrant 4G

    • pantlesspenguin

      HTC Pyramid. Ever hear of it?

  • Vibrant Addict

    Seems like a decent phone for my non tech family members. Nokia has always had great hardware, so this will sure be a great little device. Not for me tho, dual core or bust for 2011 on my phone

  • Magenta Magic

    Sure, there’s a huge push for smartphones, but anyone ever stop to think not everyone needs a smartphone? It’s still okay in today’s world to have (and therefore, a carrier to sell) basic phones. Some people still don’t text and have no need for “bells and whistles” on their device.

    Not everyone needs a BMW or Mercedes, so they’ll keep making Chevy Cavalier and Ford Focus.

    • Perrjett82

      Its not that they make the Focus and Cavalier for the simpleness of them its the fact that not everyone can afford a BMW, Mercedez, etc etc….there’s a market for everyone. Just have to hit the right target and you’ll have a bullseye.

  • Anonymous

    There’s 2.2 billion cell phones in use throughout the world, they can’t all be super or smart phones. ;)

    Matter of statistical fact, most are feature phones (where Nokia makes the most money).

  • http://twitter.com/iDiotGear Rob Daman

    symbian sucks. it’s like someone asking to sell you a 8track now.

  • tmobeast

    thats DUAL CORE right there :] LOL just kidding

  • BigMixxx

    NO! n8…subsidize the N8. Why the C5? makes no sense. N8 has about a 2 year life left in it….and is a very good phone…Goodness gracious why!

  • Lubbalots

    Can you believe it, verizen to get Sony xperia play next month . F tmo! I’m sick and tired of their bullshit. They’re just like Nokia. Scrambling at the last minute to do the right thing. I’m done with tmo when my contract over. I know all the new phones will be going to the other carriers, now and in the future, while tmo fs around.

    • JOE

      See you later douchebag.

    • Anonymous

      What he said.

  • Anonymous

    “Anyone excited?” LOL

    • guest

      Shut up

      • Anonymous

        LOL “no”

  • Anonymous

    Give that C5 some C-4 and put it out of its misery, LOL

  • Anonymous

    another pos phone for teenhobo

  • Anonymous

    another pos phone for teenhobo

  • Wilma Flintstone

    Nice phone for the non tech smartphone users.

    I will be waiting on that Meego Tablet Nokia N9-01. It will possibly be shown very soon at MWC. Won’t be getting any Nokia WP7 phones even though the prototypes have a Beautiful design.

    See Nokia WP7 Prototype Design Here: gsmarena.com/first_nokia_prototype_running_windows_phone_7_revealed-news-2317.php

    Supposedly the N9-01 supports Tmo’s 3G bands 1700/2100 as well as Tmo’s HSPA+ so hopefully I/We’ll (For those that may be interested as well) be seeing an unlocked version or a highly unlikely branded Tmo version N9-01. Can’t wait to see what Meego device(s) Nokia shows.

    Nokia N9-01 Specs here:
    pocketnow.com/tech-news/nokia-n9-01-premier-meego-phone-specs-revealed
    (The phone in the Picture is the now scrapped N9-00, the N9-01 is supposedly a Candybar Touchscreen only device)

  • Filbert I’m Nautious

    OMG this site is one of the hardest sites to post a comment in. It’s like you have to do a full background check, cavity check, social security scan, fingerprint exam, and etc just to post a comment. I know Disqus helps keep spam out but this is a bit overkill.

    Now, I’m not for this Nokia Device but I do like Nokias. Stephen Elop is now known as the Trojan Horse of Nokia. They should’ve went full tilt on Meego. Luckily they’ll still be working on Symbian & Meego. They’ve just added WP7 to their list of OS’es. Symbian will most likely be used for low end phones whilst Meego & WP7 will be for more High End devices. Also, kinda amazing how WP7 announces Cut/Paste right after Nokia joins them huh?

    • Anonymous

      It was all jacked up for me to make comments in here until I switched to the Chrome browser. Works like a charm now.

      • Diana

        I liked your other avatar. I could pick out (and read) your comments quickly and get my news!!

        • Anonymous

          My bad It did stand out though didn’t it? Ur not feelin the Androidified me?

  • Jonathan

    Well HTC’s day at MWC came and went and no mention of the rumored HTC Pyramid phone. UGH! :-( When is TMO going to announce some cool phones? Who cares about this Nokia, it looks like something from 5 years ago.

  • Jonathan

    Well HTC’s day at MWC came and went and no mention of the rumored HTC Pyramid phone. UGH! :-( When is TMO going to announce some cool phones? Who cares about this Nokia, it looks like something from 5 years ago.

  • Jonathan

    or any HTC phone for that matter. Not that I personally would want the HTC’s “facebook phones” announced today (some people might) looks like it’s going to AT&T later this year. I’m still rooting for ya TMO but, I’m getting tired of waiting for something great.

  • Jonathan

    or any HTC phone for that matter. Not that I personally would want the HTC’s “facebook phones” announced today (some people might) looks like it’s going to AT&T later this year. I’m still rooting for ya TMO but, I’m getting tired of waiting for something great.

  • Crazythunder1968

    omg! i feel like i’m watching a menopause convention with all this pad talk.when the hell is tmo showing up?all the other sites have all kinds of news. but once again, no love for tmo. how typical. i hope this pad frenzy dies down sooner rather than later.

  • Anonymous

    These Nokia smartphones don’t do well with TMO here in the states….This phone will be no exception. It will be a waste of counterspace in TMO stores……Where’s my HTC Pyramid?

    • Anonymous

      as much as i’d like to agree…at the same time, just remember that t-mobile is just not catering to you or myself. if they were, we’d have all kinds of rather cool stuff including the Pyramid all over the place in all the stores… ;)

      • Anonymous

        the Nuron actually did quite well, but that phone turned out to be garbage….I’ll fully support this device if it works properly unlike the Nuron

  • Diana

    PLEASE post and PLEASE give me some ideas if you think of them….
    I thought you did not need to get a data plan with the original Nuron? If I pay full price on this, am I still required to get a data plan for a phone like this. No data plan, No slider, No clamshell. Sentio is currently my only other option at the moment but screen is a little small. This would work for me if I can avoid a data plan. I have no interest on even internet on my phone so a basic but cute phone is my pleasure. Do we think it is a requirement for a data plan on this if I pay full price? Any other options that you can think of… Tmo never get and feature phones anymore that are not sliders. Suggestions anyone?

    • Anonymous

      My guess is that a minimum $10 or $15 200MB DATA plan is required. This cannot be a serious Smartphone.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UZJJGLA773F5YUAFRQC5WKXRZQ Chris A.

        I’m pretty sure it’s a feature phone and not a smartphone.

        • Anonymous

          Could be a “Standard” smartphone but I don’t pay attention to TMO’s Nokia’s so I don’t know

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UZJJGLA773F5YUAFRQC5WKXRZQ Chris A.

        I’m pretty sure it’s a feature phone and not a smartphone.

    • Anonymous

      My guess is that a minimum $10 or $15 200MB DATA plan is required. This cannot be a serious Smartphone.

    • Anonymous

      A data plan is never required on any phone if you pay full price for the handset. The only time they require a data plan is if you get it subsidized on a contract.

    • Vjballa21

      you dont need data on these phones even if you get a discount.

    • Dchan808

      all the “cute” phones you describe are the phones with high end features. Why get a nice phone like that and not get data. It does not make any sense to subsidize a high end phone and not Require data. Thats why they let you do what you want such as not have data when you buy the phone at full cost. also dumb phones are slowly getting phased out.

  • Anonymous

    My guess is that a minimum $10 or $15 200MB DATA plan is required. This cannot be a serious Smartphone.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6JUK2RDOPHCULTIFWTNRVQ4PYQ JonathanW

    who wants this?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6JUK2RDOPHCULTIFWTNRVQ4PYQ JonathanW

    who wants this?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6JUK2RDOPHCULTIFWTNRVQ4PYQ JonathanW

    who wants this?

  • http://twitter.com/mobile10Tablet mobile10.org

    Under the proposed partnership:
    Nokia would adopt Windows Phone as its principal smartphone strategy, innovating on top of the platform in areas such as imaging, where Nokia is a market leader.
    Nokia would help drive the future of Windows Phone. Nokia would contribute its expertise on hardware design, language support, and help bring Windows Phone to a larger range of price points, market segments and geographies.
    Nokia and Microsoft would closely collaborate on joint marketing initiatives and a shared development roadmap to align on the future evolution of mobile products. more on that at http://www.mobile10.org/?page_id=409 also Bing would power Nokia’s search services across Nokia devices and services, giving customers access to Bing’s next generation search capabilities. Microsoft adCenter would provide search advertising services on Nokia’s line of devices and services.