By Favour Okon
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the newest member and hero of the C-series family – Nokia C21.
Whilst maintaining the excellent build quality, signature security promises and the all-day battery life signature to the popular C-series, the new Nokia C21 comprises even more value, bringing upgraded photography, better privacy, and improved speed for an extra smooth experience.
Chief Executive Officer at HMD Global, Florian Seiche: “The C-series is all about making smartphones accessible to everyone – we bring maximum quality to affordable price bands. So whether you’re looking for a great value daily driver, your very first smartphone, or a step up from a feature phone, the easy-to-use Nokia C21 will be theperfect partner you can trust. The new Nokia C21 gives our fans a smartphone that is safe, reliable and durable, at a great value.”
The improved 8MP camera with autofocus technology lets user capture cherished moments with loved ones in more detail while navigating a world of QR codes with ease. User can take advantage of Panorama mode to take sweeping landscape photos in a single shot. Plus, the front 5MP camera with flash is perfect for making memories day or night. Then, relive it all in breath-taking definition on a stunning 6.5” HD+ display.
Get things done faster
A streamlined operating system on a higher memory smartphone with a multi-core processor brings efficiencies without sacrificing the signature all-day battery life – download at speed and enjoy fast app opening times, for an even snappier experience.
Protect what’s yours and feel safe
For many of us, smartphones store our most private information. AI-powered face unlock is now supported by fingerprint sensor for extra security and convenience. Two years of regular security updates come as standard for C-series, so you can rest assured the Nokia C21 works hard in the background to keep everything on your phone safe, so you can go about your day worry-free.
Rigorous testing to ensure durability
Made from sturdy polycarbonate, the body is supported by a metal chassis on the inside and toughened cover glass on the outside.
From force measurements to vigorous tumble, over 50 tests are carried out on every Nokia phone to ensure hardware durability, and Nokia C21 is no exception. The result is a smartphone which honours the long-lasting, Nordic excellence you’d expect from HMD Global, so you can hold on to your device for longer.
The beautiful Finnish aesthetic is also functional – designed with micro texture on the back and curved sides to ensure a good grip.
Pricing and availability
Nokia C21 is available in Nigeria starting today in Dark Blue and Warm Grey and comes in 2/32 GB variant starting at N53,000.