HMD Global released a few smartphones in the Indian market a few months ago, including the Nokia XR20, C30, C20 Plus, G10, and C01 Plus. With the exception of the C20 Plus, none of the models became available in India.
Nokia C30, a new budget C-series smartphone, was formally introduced in India today by the Finnish company.
The smartphone has a 6.82-inch HD+ LCD display with a screen resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by a Unisoc SC9863A processor with an IMG8322 GPU under the hood.
It comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage, or 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage. Both versions include a microSD card slot that may be used to extend the storage capacity to 256GB.
There’s a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor on the back, which completes the dual-camera setup. It has a 5 mp sensor on the front that can be used for selfies and video calls.
For extra security, the smartphone has a fingerprint sensor on the rear. The smartphone includes Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, and a micro-USB port for connectivity.
It comes with the Android 11 operating system pre-installed and is powered by a 6,000mAh battery with 10W charging support.
The smartphone weighs 237 grammes and measures 177.7 x 79.1 x 9.9mm.
The Nokia C30 is available in two colours: green and white. The base model with 3GB RAM costs $10,999 (about $147), while the 4GB RAM variant costs $11,999 (approximately $160).
The smartphone is the fourth Nokia smartphone to be introduced under a strategic partnership with Jio, making it the fourth Nokia smartphone to benefit from the Jio Exclusive programme.
Buyers will have to pay 9999 and 10,999 for the 3GB RAM and 4GB variants respectively, to receive instant price support of 10% (up to ₹1,000).