The Nokia C1 Plus is an entry-level smartphone announced by HMD in China. The smartphone will take over from the Nokia C1 budget device that was released in 2019.
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The handset comes with a 4G LTE network and it also has upgraded hardware and software.
Nokia C1 Plus Key Specs & Features
- 5.45 inches IPS LCD Display, 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~197 ppi)
- Android 10 (Go edition)
- Quad-core 1.4 GHz
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
- 5 MP Rear Camera
- 5 MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE Network
- Removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Nokia C1 Plus arrives in a nice and decent body that features an all-around solid polycarbonate body which will protect the body from accidental drops. The company said the phone was tested for over 50 tests.
The handset measures 149.1 x 71.2 x 8.8 mm and weighs just 146 grams. The back housed the camera’s setup accompanied by an LED flash. It has the volume rocker and the power button on the right side while the 3.5mm headphone jack is placed on the top.
Meanwhile, both the MicroUSB port, the microphone hole, and also the speaker grille are found on the bottom.
The Nokia C1 Plus offers a screen size of 5.45-inch HD+ in-cell display with a resolution of 480 x 960 pixels and 197 PPI density. The screen has some bezels and also has a 72.2% screen-to-body ratio.
On the camera setup, the new Nokia C1 Plus is equipped with a single front camera of 5MP for selfies with HDR imaging. The camera also comes with facial recognition and has a dedicated front flash for night selfies.
The main camera on the back is still a single 5 MP shooter and it has LED Flash, HDR imaging, and support 720p videos.
Hardware and Software
On the inside, there is a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor powered by an unknown chipset coupled with 1GB RAM and internal memory of 16GB which you can expand up to 128GB using a micro SDcard.
The smartphone is preloaded with some Android 10 Go and lighter apps. The good news is that it has less bloatware which provides enough space that can hold up to 3000 songs or 13 hours of HD video record.
Battery and Network
The Nokia C1 Plus has a 2500 mAh battery which can last for 24 hours under a single charge. You can power the device using the 5V/1A-rated charger.
It packs dual-SIM, 4G LTE, single-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, FM Radio, GNSS (GPS, A-GPS), and there is also a dedicated Google Assistant button.
Nokia C1 Plus Price and Availability
The Nokia C1 Plus will sell for €69 and will be available in Red and Blue colors. In Nigeria, the smartphone will sell for 35,000 Naira, about 500 in Ghana, and 10,000 Ksh in Kenya.
Nokia C1 Plus Specs
Here are a few specs of the Nokia C1 Plus:
- Platform: Android 10 (Go edition)
- Processor: Quad-core 1.4 GHz
- GPU: –
- Memory: 16GB
- Colours: Blue, Red
- Dimension: 149.1 x 71.2 x 8.8 mm
- Weight: 146 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM or Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 5.45 inches IPS LCD Display, 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~197 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 5 MP Camera, 720p@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR
- Front Camera: 5 MP Camera, LED flash, HDR
- Built-in Storage: 16GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 – International, APAC
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 900 – LATAM
- 4G LTE: Yes, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28 – LATAM
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: microUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Li-Ion 2500 mAh, removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –
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