The Nokia C1 takes succeeds the Nokia C1-01 which was released 9 years ago. The smartphone is pretty much the same thing the Nokia C1-01 was years back, not in specs, but in status. It is a basic low end and low-cost smartphone. In this article, we explore the Nokia C1 specs and price.
Where to Buy Nokia C1
Nokia C1 Key Specs & Features
- 5.45-inch IPS Display, 480 x 960 pixels (197 ppi
- Android 9.0 (Pie)
- 1GB RAM
- Quad-core Processor
- 16GB Built-in Storage, supports memory card up to 64GB
- 5MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
- 2,500 mAh Non-removable Li-ion Battery
The Design and Display
The Nokia C1 features a very basic design with no bells and whistles. Its design speaks so much of the fact that its a low-end mobile phone.
It has an all-plastic build with hardened glass upfront.
On the rear of the Nokia C1, there is a single camera with a camera flash, and also the Nokia logo which indicates its a Nokia smartphone.
Upfront on the Nokia C1, there is a 5.45-inch display, with a screen resolution of 480 x 960 and a screen density of 197 ppi. This display is surrounded by big bezels. The top bezel is home to a front-facing camera, camera flash, earpiece, and Nokia logo.
Colour options for the Nokia C1 are quite limited, something that may end up being a dilemma for some. The smartphone comes in black and red.
The camera department is pretty subtle, something you might expect since its a low budget smartphone as described in the introductory paragraph.
Where we have smartphones that currently boast of four rear cameras and dual front-facing cameras, the Nokia C1 features a single rear camera and a single front-facing camera.
It features a single 5MP rear camera, with an aperture of f/2.4. This camera lets you take photos in HDR. Videos recording here is maxed at 720p at 30fps.
Its selfie camera is also a 5MP camera. This camera is supported by a front-facing flash. Video recording on this camera is maxed at 720p at 30fps.
Hardware and Software
The Nokia C1 is packed with specs that will only favor basic tasks. Being a low-cost smartphone that it is, it features low-cost specs that enable it to fit into the low budget category.
Nokia didn’t disclose the kind of processor the Nokia C1 features. The only information we know about the processor is that its a quad-core camera and it is clocked at 1.3GHz.
It features a 1GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage with support for up to 64GB memory expansion via Micro-SD. It also features a non-removable 2,500mAh battery.
For software, the Nokia C1 runs its user interface on top of the Android 9 (Go edition) operating system.
Nokia C1 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro-USB 2.0 port and Bluetooth 4.2.
Internet connectivity on the Nokia C1 is capped at 3G. It doesn’t have support for 4G connectivity either does it have support for 5G connectivity.
Nokia C1 Price and Availability
The Nokia C1 price is around $55.40 which is about 20,082 Naira. It is currently available for purchase and can be purchased from retail stores and well as online retail stores that ship to your region.
Nokia C1 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Nokia C1:
- Platform: Android 9 Pie (Go edition)
- Processor: Quad-Core 1.3GHz
- GPU: Mali-
- Memory: 1GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Red
- Dimension: 147.6 x 71.4 x 8.7 mm
- Weight: 155 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual SIM
- Display: 5.45-inch IPS LCD Display, 480 x 960 pixels
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 5MP, f/2.4
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, 720p @ 30fps
- Front Camera: 5MP, LED flash, 720p @ 30fps
- Built-in Storage: 16GB
- Memory Card Support: up to 64GB microSD
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
- 2G CDMA 1X: 800 / 1900 MHz (optional)
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: –
- 5G: –
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes (optional)
- 4G LTE: No
- 5G: No
- WLAN: –
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes, Micro-USB (2.0)
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes (optional)
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: –
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: 2,500 mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-Removable)
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes