Nokia C21 Unveiled – HMD Global’s New 4G Hero

Nokia C21 Unveiled – HMD Global’s New 4G Hero

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, recently announced the newest addition to its C-series family, introducing the Nokia C21.

Nokia’s C-series maintains excellent build quality, signature security promises, and all-day battery life. And the Nokia C21 comprises even more value with just a price tag of ₱5,490. It brings upgraded photography, better privacy, and improved speed for an extra smooth experience.

“We brought the C-series to Filipino fans to make reliable smartphones accessible to more users, as we bring maximum quality at affordable price bands. So, whether customers seek for great value daily driver, a very first smartphone, or a step up from a feature phone, the easy-to-use Nokia C21 will be the perfect partner users can trust. The new Nokia C21 gives our fans a smartphone that is safe, reliable and durable, at a great value.”

Sancho Chak, general manager for Philippines, Hong Kong and Thailand, HMD Global.

Let memories go even further

The device is equipped with an improved 8MP camera that lets users capture cherished moments in more detail. It also has a 5MP front camera with flash for taking selfies day or night. Users can then relive those memories in breathtaking definition on its stunning 6.5-inch HD+ display.

Get things done faster

The Nokia C21 boasts a streamlined operating system on a higher memory smartphone. It also features a multi-core processor that makes your tasks more efficient. Lastly, the device also features Nokia’s signature all-day battery life. All this results in an even snappier experience.

Protect what’s important and feel safe

For extra security and convenience, the device features an AI-powered face unlock that is now supported by fingerprint sensor. It will also get two years of regular security updates, which come as standard for Nokia’s C-series. This assures users that the device works hard in the background to keep everything in the phone safe.

Rigorous testing to ensure durability that won’t disappoint

Nokia phones are known for their durability. The Nokia C21 is made from sturdy polycarbonate. Its body is also supported by a metal chassis on the inside, as well as toughened cover glass on the outside. Over 50 tests are carried out on the C21 to ensure hardware durability. This results in a smartphone’s long-lasting, Nordic excellence you’d expect from a Nokia phone. Its beautiful Finnish aesthetic is also functional with micro texture on the back and curved sides to ensure a good grip.

Price and Availability

Nokia C21

The Nokia C21 comes in 2 variants: 2Gb+32GB and 3GB+64GB. It also comes in Dark Blue and Warm Grey colorways, and will come with a free Nokia umbrella when purchased at the MemoXpress online store. It will be priced at ₱5,490 and will be available on physical stores nationwide starting April 18, 2022.

Nokia C21 Specifications

Dimensions169.9 x 77.9 x 8.8 mm
Weight195 g
ChipsetUnisoc SC9863A
CPUOcta-core
• 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A55
• 4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUIMG8322
RAM2GB/3GB
Storage32GB/64GB
Display6.52-inch HD+ IPS LCD
720 x 1600
Rear Camera8MP
Front Camera5MP
OS Android 11 (Go edition)
Battery3,000 mAh
Connectivity• 4G
• Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
• Bluetooth 4.2
• microUSB 2.0
Other FeaturesFingerprint (rear-mounted)
ColorsDark Blue, Warm Grey
Price₱5,490

Source: Press Release

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