HMD Global has announced yet another entry level smartphone in the form of Nokia C01 Plus. It is an upgrade over Nokia C01 Plus as it features a more powerful chipset, bigger battery and latest version of Android Go. Let us take a closer look at specs, features, and expected price of Nokia C01 Plus in Nepal along with its availability.
Nokia C01 Plus Overview
Display and Design
The C01 Plus packs a compact 5.45-inch HD+ (1440 x 720) display. Obviously, it is an LCD panel with thick bezels at the bottom and top of the screen. The top bezel is home to a selfie camera and an LED flash whereas on the bottom is a Nokia branding.
The phone features a plastic build which is available in purple or blue color with a textured finish. It is a splash proof design. Moving on, there’s an elongated pilled shaped camera housing on its rear placed centrally. Unfortunately, the handset lacks fingerprint sensor. However, you can use face unlock for privacy.
Performance and Memory
CO1 Plus makes use of a UNISOC SC9863a chipset under the hood. It pairs with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. The storage can be expanded via a MicroSD card slot up to 128GB.
As the smartphone packs not so impressive hardware, it comes with the Android 11 Go Edition. The software delivers bloatware and ads free user experience
The camera department is handled by a 5MP lens both on the back as well as front. Similarly, both and front gets a LED flash for taking photos at night.
Battery and Miscellaneous
A 3000mAh removable battery fuels the handset. It charges at the rate of 5W via MicroUSB port.
Other features of the handset are dual nano-SIM slots, an audio jack, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, and support for LTE.
Lastly, the phone weighs 157 grams and measures 148 x 71.8 x 9.3 mm in dimensions.
Nokia C01 Plus Specifications:
|Body||148 x 71.8 x 9.3 mm, 157g|
|Display||5.45” LCD panel|
|Resolution||HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels ), 18: 9 ratio|
|CPU||Octa-core (up to 1.6Ghz)|
|Storage||16GB (expandable up to 128GB)|
|OS & UI||Android 11 GO Edition|
|Audio||3.5mm headphone jack, loudspeaker|
|Security||Face Unlock (Software-Based)|
|Connectivity||for 3G, Wi-Fi (single band), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, FM Radio, microUSB port|
Nokia C01 Plus Price in Nepal and Availability
The handset is available for pre-order in Russia for ₽6,490 (~$90).
Nokia C01 Plus Price in Nepal is expected for NPR 10,999, when it launches here. Hopefully, the device will make its way soon as Nokia Nepal has been active in delivering new smartphones. The most recent smartphone from the brand was Nokia C20.
|Nokia Smartphone||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Nokia C01 Plus (1/16GB)||NPR 10,999|