Nokia 603

Nokia 603

Available colours

  • Phone colour:
    • Black
    • White
  • Cover colour:
    • Black
    • White
    • Fuchsia
    • Green
    • Yellow
    • Blue


  • Size: 113.5 x 57.1 x 12.7 mm
  • Weight (with battery): 109.6 g
  • Volume: 74 cc


  • Internal memory: 2GB
  • Support for up to 32 GB with an external microSD

Battery Performance

  • Talk time (maximum):
    • GSM 16 h
    • WCDMA 7 h
  • Standby time (maximum):
    • GSM 460 h
    • WCDMA 490 h
  • Video playback time (H.264 720p, 25 fps, maximum): 10 h
  • Music playback time (offline mode, maximum): 75 h
  • Browsing via 3G 7h


Display and User Interface

  • Screen size: 3.5″
  • Resolution: 16:9 nHD (640 x 360 pixels)
  • TFT-LCD ClearBlack display with IPS technology for improved contrast and viewing angles,best in class outdoor performance
  • 16.7 million colours; 160° viewing angle, 1000 nits brightness
  • Capacitive touch screen
  • Orientation sensor (Accelerometer)
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light detector

Keys and Input Methods

  • Keys: home, call, end, power, lock, volume, camera
  • Finger touch control
  • On-screen alphanumeric keypad and full keyboard
  • Possibility to use capacitive stylus


  • Up to six customisable home screens:
    • menu
    • widgets
    • themes
    • shortcuts
  • Customisable profiles
  • Ringtones: mp3, mp4, m4a, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, Mobile XMF, SP-MIDI, MidiTones
  • Video ringtones
  • Themes
    • wallpapers
    • screensavers
    • audio themes
    • pre-installed themes
    • changeable colour themes
  • More wallpapers, ringtones and themes available from Store


Power Management

  • Talk time (maximum):
    • GSM 16 h
    • WCDMA 7 h
  • Standby time (maximum):
    • GSM 460 h
    • WCDMA 490 h
  • Video playback time (H.264 720p, 25 fps, maximum): 10 h
  • Music playback time (offline mode, maximum): 75 h
  • Browsing via 3G 7h


  • Internal memory: 2 GB
  • Support for up to 32 GB with an external microSD memory card (2 GB card included)

Operating Frequency

  • GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • UMTS/HSPA 850/900/1700-2100/1900/2100
  • Automatic switching between UMTS and GSM bands
  • Flight mode

Data Network

  • UMTS, GPRS/EDGE class B, multislot class 33
  • WCDMA 3GPP Release 6
  • GSM 2G Release 4
  • HSDPA Cat. 10 maximum speed up to 14 Mbit/s, HSUPA Cat. 6 5.7 Mbit/s
  • WLAN IEEE802.11
  • TCP/IP support
  • Capability to serve as data modem
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes


  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
  • Micro USB connector and charging
  • Nokia 3.5 mm AV connector
  • NFC
  • Wi-Fi (WLAN)
  • A-GPS
  • FM radio RX(Fm radio with headset)

Software and applications

Software platform and user interface

  • Symbian Belle
  • Java MIDP 2.1
  • Qt 4.7.3, Web Runtime 7.2
  • HTML
  • Software updates Over the Air (FOTA) and Over the internet (FOTI)
  • Flash Lite 4.0
  • OMA DM 1.2, OMA Client provisioning 1.2

Personal Information Management (PIM)

  • Detailed contact information
  • Multiple calendars with meeting request support
  • To-do list
  • Notes
  • Recorder
  • Calculator
  • Clock
  • Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes


  • Preloaded applications
  • Phone switch
  • Music Player
  • Social client for social network feeds
  • Nokia Maps
  • Browser
  • Nokia Music
  • Store
  • Vlingo
  • Microsoft Communicator Mobile
  • Shazam
  • Adobe PDF reader
  • WebTV widgets
  • Angry Birds Magic (NFC game)
  • PC applications
  • Nokia Suite
  • Nokia Ovi Player
  • Mac Applications
  • iSync
  • Nokia Multimedia Transfer
  • NFC Gift card inbox


Email and messaging

  • Easy-to-use email client with attachment support for images, videos, music and documents .doc,.xls, .ppt,.pdf, .zip
  • Full screen email viewer with HTML support
  • Unified email client supporting multiple protocols: Yahoo!® Mail, Gmail™, Windows Live™, Hotmail and other popular POP/IMAP services, and Mail for Exchange
  • Email web widget for home screen
  • Unified MMS/SMS editor
  • Conversational view for SMS
  • Push email and expanded portal support available through Nokia Messaging for email and instant messaging

Call management

  • Contacts: advanced contacts database with support for multiple phone and email details per entry with personal thumbnail pictures and video clips
  • Smart dialling to find phone numbers quickly
  • Speed dialling, voice dialling (speaker independent) and voice command
  • Logs of dialled, received and missed calls
  • Conference calling
  • Integrated handsfree speaker

Sharing and internet

  • Full web browsing of real web pages
  • Web browsing with touch control
  • Supported markup languages: HTML, XHTML MP, WML, CSS
  • Supported protocols: HTTP v1.1, WAP
  • TCP/IP support
  • Visual history, HTML and JavaScript support
  • Flash Lite 4, supports most Flash Player 10.1 content
  • Nokia Mobile Search
  • RSS reader
  • Support for streaming video
  • Unified home screen access to Facebook and Twitter through the Social client
  • Social networking status updates visible in phone contacts
  • Upload and view photos and videos and see locations via the Social client
  • Web TV widgets
  • Integrated GPS, A-GPS receivers
  • Nokia Maps with free car and pedestrian navigation, plus public transport line maps
  • Wi-Fi and network positioning
  • Compass and accelerometer for correct orientation of display
  • Use Nokia Suite to get the latest country maps for Nokia Maps for free



  • 5 megapixel camera
  • Fullscreen 16:9 viewfinder with easy-to-use on-screen touch controls
  • Face recognition software
  • Face tracking
  • Full focus
  • Focal length: 4.3 mm
  • F number/aperture: F2.8
  • Zoom up to 2x (digital)
  • Automatic red eye removal
  • Automatic motion blur reduction

Image capture

  • Still images file format: JPEG/EXIF
  • Automatic location tagging (Geotagging) of images and videos
  • Images automatically taken in the correct orientation
  • Pinch zoom in Photos image viewer
  • View photos by tag cloud, month, album, slide show
  • Photo editor


  • Internal memory: 2GB
  • Available user memory varies by country
  • MicroSD memory card slot, up to 32 GB
  • High-Speed microUSB to PC connectivity


Video cameras

  • Shoot 16:9 videos in HD
  • Video capture in 720p quality at 30 fps
  • Zoom up to 2x (digital)
  • Settings for scene, video light, white balance, colour tone, exposure

Video codecs and formats

  • H.263, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, RV 7/8/9/10, WMV and Flash
  • Streaming: Real media/video up to 30 fps WVGA

Video sharing and playback

  • Support for download, streaming and progressive download
  • 720p 25 fps video playback
  • HD 720p video playback
  • Video editing software
  • Videos application: collection of stored videos
  • On demand WebTV widgets to watch local and global internet streaming videos
  • Support for Flash video
  • YouTube browsing and streaming

Music and audio

Music features

  • Stereo music player supporting AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, MP4, M4A
  • FM radio with music recognition (Shazam)
  • Flick scrolling user interface to browse the albums in your music collection
  • Nokia Music Player
  • Nokia Music Store support in selected regions
  • Audio codecs: AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, MP4, M4A, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, Mobile XMF, SP-MIDI, MIDI Tones (64 polyphonic tones), RealAudio 7/8/10 and True Tones
  • Bit rate up to 320 kbps
  • DRM support WM DRM 10, OMA DRM 2.0
  • Playlist support and playlist editing; 8 channel graphic equaliser
  • Synchronise music with Nokia Music Player and Microsoft Windows Media Player 11.


  • Stereo FM radio (87.5 – 108 MHz/76 – 90 MHz) with RDS


  • Use the touch interface to play games
  • Dedicated graphics processor with OpenGL 2.0 enables 3D graphics
  • Native and Java games
  • Use the accelerometer to play games
  • NFC for multiplayer games
  • Preloaded games:
    • Angry Birds Magic with NFC for unlocking new levels ,Fruit Ninja NFC
  • More games available for download at Store

Environmental features

Energy efficiency

  • Power Save mode, ambient light sensor, unplug charger reminder, Nokia Fast Micro-USB Charger AC-10

Eco content and services

  • Available at Store, maps for route optimisation, pedestrian navigation and public transport line maps


  • Free of PVC, free of brominated and chlorinated compounds and free of antimony trioxide as defined in Nokia Substance List.


  • All materials of the device can be recovered as materials and energy


  • Made of renewable, containing recycled materials up to 60 %,100 % recyclable

User manual

  • Interactive user help in device and online, only Quick Guide in the box, eco tips on Green Page

Package Contents

  • Nokia 603 smartphone
  • Nokia Battery BP-3L
  • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-207
  • Nokia Data Cable CA-179
  • Nokia Fast Micro-USB Charger AC-10
  • Fold-Out Quick Guide
  • NFC tag/gift card to Store – available in selected markets
  • Product Information Booklet

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