Nokia C22 is the latest addition to the company’s growing range of affordable smartphones, and it promises to deliver a powerful and reliable experience. It comes with an impressive sleek and stylish design, a large 6.5-inch display, and a powerful processor. Nokia C22 also has a long-lasting battery and a range of other features that makes it suitable for everyday use.
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Nokia C22 Key Specs and Features
- 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels (~270 ppi density), ~81.6% screen-to-body ratio
- Android 13 (Go Edition)
- Unisoc SC9863A (28nm) Octa Core Processor
- 2GB, 3GB RAM
- 13 MP (wide) + 2 MP (macro) Dual Rear Camera
- 8 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Sensor (rear camera)
- 64GB Built-in Storage
- 4G LTE Support
- 10W Fast Charging Capacity
- 5000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
The Nokia C22 is a lightweight smartphone measuring 164.6 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm and weighs 190g (6.70 oz). It is designed with a plastic back, plastic frame, and a glass front.
The android phone has simple and minimalistic design with the front dominated by a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop notch at the top that houses the front-facing camera. The bezels around the display are relatively thick, but this is to be expected from a budget phone.
On the back of the device, you’ll find the regular camera module in the top-left corner, which houses the 13MP primary camera, 2MP macro camera and LED flash. Slightly below the camera module, there’s a fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication. The Nokia branding is also present in the center of the back panel.
In addition, the volume rocker and power button are located on the right side of the phone, while the left side houses the SIM tray. The top of the phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack, while the bottom has a speaker grille and a micro-USB port for charging and data transfer
Above all, this device has a splash and dust-resistant design, which is an added advantage for this phone.
The Nokia C22 comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. The display has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a pixel density of 269 pixels per inch. While the resolution and pixel density may not be the highest, they are decent enough for a budget phone.
The display uses IPS LCD technology, which provides good color accuracy and viewing angles. The phone also has a waterdrop notch at the top of the display, which houses the front-facing camera. The bezels around the display are relatively thick, but this is to be expected from a budget phone.
In addition, the Nokia C22’s display also supports a maximum brightness of 500 nits, which should be bright enough for most indoor and outdoor environments. The display has a 60Hz refresh rate, which means that it can display up to 60 frames per second.
Nokia C22 has a dual-camera setup at the back consisting of a 13 MP primary camera and a 2 MP macro lens. The primary camera has autofocus and LED flash, which can be helpful in capturing sharp and well-lit photos, especially in low-light conditions.
The macro lens is suitable for close-up shots. The camera also has HDR and can record 1080p videos at 30fps. The front camera is an 8 MP sensor that can record videos in 1080p resolution.
Hardware and Software
Nokia C22 runs on Android 13 (Go edition) operating system and is equipped with Unisoc SC9863A for smooth and effective performance. This is the same CPU in the Samsung Galaxy A04, the Itel P38 Pro, and the Nokia C21 Plus.
This octa-core processor has eight ARM Cortex-A55 cores clocked at up to 1.6GHz. The processor is manufactured using a 28nm process and features an IMG8322 GPU for graphic processing.
Nokia C22 supports up to 3GB of RAM, eMMC 5.1 and up to 64GB internal storage. This phone offers the latest in wireless technology, including 4G LTE connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, GPS, and FM radio. It also features a USB Type-C 2.0 port for charging and data transfer. It also supports dual-SIM dual standby (DSDS).
For long life battery life, this smartphone comes with 5000mAh non-removable battery that supports 10W wired charging. This phone is also equipped with an accelerometer that measures tilt and motion, as well as a proximity sensor that detects when a user is holding the device near their face during a call. This feature is designed to conserve battery life by automatically deactivating the display when the phone is in use.
Nokia C22 Price and Availability
Nokia C22 price starts at $105 to $125 / € 110 / ₹8,999 /. It also start at about ₦52,332 to ₦75,500 in Nigeria.
Nokia C22 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Nokia C22:
- Platform: Android 13 (Go edition)
- Processor: Unisoc SC9863A (28nm) Octa Core Processor (1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex-A55 and 1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex-A55)
- GPU: IMG8322
- Memory: 2GB, 3GB RAM
- Colours: Sand, Midnight Black
- Dimension: 164.6 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
- Weight: 190 g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels (~270 ppi density), ~81.6% screen-to-body ratio
- Screen Protection: Scratch-resistant Glass
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 2 MP (macro) Dual Camera
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, HDR, Autofocus, [email protected]
- Front Camera: 8 MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 64GB
- Memory Card Support: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes USB Type-C 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: –
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: –
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: 5000 mAh Non removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 10W Charging Capacity