Nokia C2 – Design meets Simplicity

Meet the flexible, simple and portable Nokia C2, an entry-level budget smartphone packed with entry-level features that gives you a taste of what it’s like to own an affordable phone.

I believe you are not hearing this name for the first time, we all know what the Nokia C2 was in the past. Back then, we all know it to be a Java phone in Nigeria. Right now, it’s an Android smartphone occupying a different from factor.



Nokia decided to keep things simple here so as to lower the price but that doesn’t mean there is heavy compromise in quality. You are definitely getting value for the price it is selling at in Nigeria.

Nokia C2 Key features

Announced Date: March, 2020
Display-size: 5.7inch IPS
Aspect ratio: 18:9
Selfie camera: 5MP
Rear Camera: 5MP + LED
Battery: 2800mAh
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
CPU: 1.4GHz Quad-core processor
Sim-slot: Dual/Single(Nano)
RAM: 1GB
ROM: 16GB
Network: 4G LTE
FM radio receiver (headset required)

Nokia C1 Price in Nigeria

The Nokia C2 price begins at $100 in Nigeria. It comes in cyan and black color and can be bought in online and offline store.

Design & Display

The Nokia C2 has a very simple design that is traditional in every way. It was built to handle everyday bumps in Nigeria. All thanks the polycarbonate cover and stunning finish.

It comes with a the removable cover that gives you easy access to the battery. The placements are however in their perfect spots. There is even a dedicated Google Assistant button on the left.

When it comes to display, the Nokia C2 is feature filled. It has a stunning 5.7inch HD+ screen that is IPS in origin. The display appears pretty decent and bright.

It has an 18:9 aspect ratio that lets you discover and enjoy a crisper, clearer and more immersive way to watch your videos on the stunning display in Nigeria.

Camera & Battery

The Nokia C2 comes with a 5MP front-facing camera otherwise known as the selfie camera. On the back is a 5MP rear camera with an f/2.2 auto focus and LED flash.

The camera on the Nokia C2 let’s you capture bright and bold HDR photos that is as epic as the moments even in low-light or backlit scenes.

The image quality appears pretty decent in her class. You can even take advantage of the 4G network that is available in Nigeria and share quickly and easily with friends and family on social media.

Power up and keep the chat and apps going from sunrise to sunset with the 2800mAh removable battery that is sure to last for a complete day on light usage with the Nokia C2 in your hand.

As you can see, the Nokia C2 comes with a removable battery. I guess Nokia still felt some of us might love to see our battery physically in Nigeria. If you are one of them, just go ahead and buy this phone.

We also can not shy away from the fact that the Nokia C2 comes with a 2800mAh that is not so big as many where expecting to see. However, this is not going to a deal breaker if you don’t do much with your smartphone in Nigeria.

Software & Specs

The Nokia C2 comes with a pre-installed Android 9.0 Pie (Go Edition) OS. In here, you fill find utility apps that let’s you access incredible apps like YouTube Go, Google Maps Go and other helpful apps on the Google play store.

The storage configuration available here is a 1GB RAM with 16GB ROM of internal storage which is expandable via microSD card slot, up to 64GB.

The Nokia C2 runs on a 1.4 GHz Quad Core processor (Unisoc). It has key sensors like Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor and Accelerometer otherwise known as G-sensor inside.

In the box are the following items: Nokia C2 device, Quick start guide, Safety booklet, Charger and a Micro USB cable to add up.

My Thoughts

Sometimes, a simple smartphone like the Nokia C2 could be what you need especially if you are just starting out with Android OS or let’s just say you just want something simple for a start.

That said, the Nokia C2 is highly recommended for people who do basic stuffs with smartphones. Am also a big fan of the size of this particular phone, it is very portable and easy to move around with in Nigeria.




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