Nokia C21 and C21 Plus announced with metal frames and 6.5″ displays 


HMD launched its first Nokia C-series cellphone in 2020 and within the brief time for the reason that inexpensive Android Go Version telephones have change into fairly common. They already account for 16% of the corporate’s complete smartphone gross sales within the final 5 years. Right here come a few new items to strengthen the corporate’s portfolio.

Nokia C21 Plus

The Nokia C21 Plus is fairly upscale as C-phones go together with a steel chassis and an IP52 score, a primary for the collection. It additionally has a toughened glass over the show (model unknown).


Nokia C21 Plus in Warm Grey and Dark Cyan
Nokia C21 Plus in Warm Grey and Dark Cyan


Nokia C21 Plus in Warm Grey and Dark Cyan
Nokia C21 Plus in Warm Grey and Dark Cyan

Nokia C21 Plus in Heat Gray and Darkish Cyan

Talking of the show, it’s a giant 6.5” panel with 720 x 1,600 px decision (20:9). The cellphone runs a clear Android 11 Go Version and can obtain quarterly safety patches for 2 years.

The cellphone 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 out there (it’s a devoted slot on the dual-SIM model).

9) with toughened glass
Nokia C21 Plus with a 6.5″ 720 x 1,600 px show (20:9) with toughened glass

The 5MP selfie digicam can be utilized for face unlocking. Alternatively, there’s a fingerprint reader on the again. Additionally here’s a 13 MP important digicam (with AF) plus a 2MP depth sensor and an LED flash.

Nokia C21 Plus with a 13+2 MP camera on the back and 5 MP selfie cam on the front
Nokia C21 Plus with a 13+2 MP digicam on the again and 5 MP selfie cam on the entrance

Apparently, 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 package deal.

Nokia C21

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.

Nokia C21

The cellphone 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).


Nokia C21 in Warm Grey and Dark Blue
Nokia C21 in Warm Grey and Dark Blue
Nokia C21 in Warm Grey and Dark Blue
Nokia C21 in Warm Grey and Dark Blue
Nokia C21 in Warm Grey and Dark Blue
Nokia C21 in Warm Grey and Dark Blue

Nokia C21 in Heat Gray and Darkish Blue

The primary digicam has additionally been downgraded to eight MP, however the selfie digicam retains its 5 MP sensor. Face and fingerprint unlocking are each out there.

The Nokia C21 and C21 Plus are coming quickly, we’ll replace this text with pricing data as quickly as it’s out there.

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