HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has announced three new Nokia C-series smartphones –the C21, C21 Plus and C2 2nd edition.
Nokia phones have taken the affordable smartphone market by storm with the company seeing a 41% smartphone revenue growth for HMD increase from 2020 to 2021.
Nokia says the three new devices epitomise the durability and long-lasting battery life qualities that its phones became famous for all those years ago.
“Nokia phones have incorporated a beautiful Finnish aesthetic that is also functional. The company are bolstering their successful Nokia C-series range, which was introduced in 2020 and already makes up 16% of total company smartphone sales in the last 5 years.”
Nokia C21 Plus
The Nokia C21 Plus is designed for durability and is rigorously tested to achieve style and strength, while also delivering on battery life and most importantly, remaining affordable.
The device comes with two different battery sizes, 4,000 mAh and 5,050 mAh which deliver up to two- and three-day battery life.
Built around a robust inner metal chassis with an IP52 rating protecting against elements, with dirt, dust, and water droplet resistance thanks to a toughened cover glass that protects the 6.5” HD+ display.
The device boasts a 13MP dual camera with panorama and portrait modes.
The Nokia C21 promises and the all-day battery life signature to the popular C-series.
The device brings an improved 8MP camera with autofocus technology that seamlessly reads QR codes.
Enhanced memory capabilities, thanks to a multi-core processor, bring efficiencies without sacrificing the all-day battery life, while AI-powered face unlock is now supported by a fingerprint sensor for extra security and convenience.
Nokia C2 2nd edition
The Nokia C2 2nd edition comes with super-tough and reliable build-quality.
Designed to withstand life’s knocks, his C-Series device has been rigorously tested to ensure it meets high durability standards and delivers a thoughtful and purposeful design at an affordable price point.
The device boats a generous 5.7” display which lets people easily stream, share and scroll through their favourite content and apps in brilliant definition – and capture the best bits of life, day or night, thanks to front and rear flash cameras.
Pricing and availability
Nokia C21 Plus is available in South Africa starting today in Dark Cyan and comes in 23/32 GB variants starting at R2,499
Nokia C21 is available in South Africa starting today in Dark Blue and comes in 2/32 GB variants starting at R1,999
Nokia C2 2nd edition is available in South Africa starting today in Grey and Blue and comes in 1/32 GB variants starting at R1,499