Nokia C2 entry-level smartphone launched with Android Go
HMD Global has just officially announced the new Nokia C2. This is a device intended for the entry-level, and will feature Android GO operating system from Google along with support for 4G network.
The Nokia C2 is the successor of the C1 model, which was launched in December 2019. The new model takes the leap from 3G to 4G, and now has a 2800 mAh battery. This device will be suitable for those who want a basic smartphone at an affordable lower price range.
Nokia C2 Specifications
The Nokia C2 features a 5.7-inch HD+ display with 720×1520 pixel resolution. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core Unisoc processor and runs Android 9.0 Pie Go Edition.
The smartphone packs 1GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage which can be expanded further by adding a micro SD of up to 64GB. The smartphone comes in both single and dual SIM variants.
The Nokia C2 sports a single-lens rear camera with 5MP autofocus lens and a 5MP front shooter for selfies. The device measures 154.8 x 75.59 x 8.85 mm and it comes with a dedicated Google Assistant button. The smartphone houses a 2800mAh battery and offers 4G, VoLTE, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS as connectivity options.
- 5.7 inch HD + screen
- Unisoc processor (unspecified), quad-core 1.4GHz
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB of internal storage (expandable up to 64GB via microSD)
- 5MP f / 2.2 rear camera with LED flash
- 5MP front camera
- Removable 2800mAh battery
- Bluetooth 4.2
- 2.4GHz Wi-Fi
- MicroUSB input
- Audio input for 3.5mm jack
- Dual SIM
- Android 9 (Go Edition)
The smartphone has Android GO, which is basically the lightest version of Google’s pure Android. This brings lighter Google applications installed, and comes with the Android Pie version. However, it was promised that it will be updated to the latest version of Android 10.
The smartphone comes in two colour options — Cyan and Black.
Price has not yet been officially revealed
The price of this device has not yet been officially revealed. HMD Global has scheduled an event on Thursday March 19 for the launch of unannounced handsets and it is expected that the price for the Nokia C2 will be revealed on this date. Recall that the Nokia C1 was launched earlier at a price tag of $56 and the price of Nokia C2 is expected to be around $90.