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Nokia C3

Nokia C3
$99
Brand: Nokia
Category: Phones
  • Display 5.99 inch 720 x 1440 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 8 MP Main/ 5 MP front
  • Storage 32 GB
  • RAM 3 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz, UniSoC SC9863A
  • OS Android 10

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

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  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 7 / 10
  • Camera Quality 7 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Overview

The Nokia C3 is the direct successor the C2 announced earlier this year. The device retains almost similar design language with the predecessor, but introduces a physical fingerprint scanner at the back. The quad-core CPU used in the older C2 is also upgraded to a more powerful octa-core Spreadtrum SC9863A UniSoC CPU clocked at 1.6GHz.

Assisting the CPU is a 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via SD card. Display wise, the Nokia C3 comes in a 5.99-inch IPS screen with a 720 x 1440 pixels resolution. The display has no notch on punch, and retains traditional 18:9 aspect ratio

The camera department is a 8 MP main sensors at the back, featuring PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and single-LED flash. At the front, the device provides a single 5-megapixel front camera, and can record video only at 720p@30fps.

The device comes with hybrid SIM slot, and provide support for 4G VoLTE. There’s Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0, 3040mAh battery and Android 10 out of the box. Other specifications and key features of the Nokia C3 smartphone are detailed in the specification table below.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 159.9 x 77 x 8.69 mm
Weight 184.5 grams
Build Front glass, plastic body, aluminum frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches, 72.9 cm2 (~77.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10
Chipset Spreadtrum UniSoC SC9863A
CPU Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A55 CPU and 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU PowerVR GE8322

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 3 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 128GB GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom (Up to 65 MP ultra long Zoom)
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
5-element lens
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5 megapixel
Camera Features Face Beautification
FaceID
Video Resolution 720p

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed at the base of the phone
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
NFC
GPS Yes
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Removable Li-Ion 3040 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 15 hours
Stand-by Up to 300 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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