HMD launched its first Nokia C-series telephone in 2020 and within the brief time because the inexpensive Android Go Version telephones have turn out to be fairly widespread. They already account for 16% of the corporate’s whole smartphone gross sales within the final 5 years. Right here come a few new models to strengthen the corporate’s portfolio.
Nokia C21 Plus
The Nokia C21 Plus is fairly upscale as C-phones go along with a steel chassis and an IP52 score, a primary for the sequence. It additionally has a toughened glass over the show (model unknown).
Talking of the show, it’s a giant 6.5” panel with 720 x 1,600 px decision (20:9). The telephone runs a clear Android 11 Go Version and can obtain quarterly safety patches for 2 years.
The telephone is powered by the Unisoc SC9863A chipset (28 nm, eight Cortex-A55 cores @ 1.6 GHz and a PowerVR GE8322 GPU). It’s paired with 2GB, 3GB or 4GB of RAM plus 32GB or 64GB storage and there’s a microSD slot obtainable (it’s a devoted slot on the dual-SIM model).
Nokia C21 Plus with a 6.5″ 720 x 1,600 px show (20:9) with toughened glass
The 5MP selfie digital camera can be utilized for face unlocking. Alternatively, there’s a fingerprint reader on the again. Additionally here’s a 13 MP fundamental digital camera (with AF) plus a 2MP depth sensor and an LED flash.
Nokia C21 Plus with a 13+2 MP digital camera on the again and 5 MP selfie cam on the entrance
Curiously, there are two variations of the C21 Plus. One has a 5,050 mAh battery for 3 day battery life, the opposite is lighter with a 4,000 mAh battery capability for 2 day battery life. In both case you get a 10W charger (that works over microUSB) within the retail bundle.
The Nokia C21 is a extra inexpensive model of the plus. It has the identical 6.5” show (720 x 1,600 px) and the steel body plus toughened glass. There’s no official IP score on this one, nonetheless.
The telephone is powered by the identical Unisoc chipset, besides this time the alternatives for RAM capability are restricted to 2GB or 3GB, storage is once more both 32GB or 64GB. The devoted microSD slot stays as does the dedication for two years of safety patches.
One of many main variations right here is the battery – it has solely 3,000 mAh capability, 25% lower than even the decrease capability model of the C21 Plus. Additionally, it solely helps charging at 5W (and comes with a 5W charger and microUSB cable).
The principle digital camera has additionally been downgraded to eight MP, however the selfie digital camera retains its 5 MP sensor. Face and fingerprint unlocking are each obtainable.
The Nokia C21 and C21 Plus are coming quickly, we’ll replace this text with pricing information as quickly as it’s obtainable.