HMG Global on Wednesday announced yet another budget Android Go smartphone in the form of the Nokia C1.
The phone is chiefly for emerging markets, so don’t expect trailblazing specs.
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It sports a 5.45-inch 960×480 IPS display, a 5MP selfie camera and a 5MP rear camera.
Internally, it’s using a 1.3GHz quad core chipset, although HMD Global isn’t providing details beyond that.
Millions of consumers across markets in Africa, Middle East and APAC will upgrade from a feature phone to their first smartphone. Nokia C1 is a smartphone they can trust – bringing quality experiences at an affordable price with 3G connectivity #nokiamobile pic.twitter.com/QibUYWxRTn
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) December 11, 2019
1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage also feature alongside it. There’s room for a microSD card too, up to 64GB in fact.
Unfortunately, there’s no LTE support, but the phone play nice with 3G networks. There’s also a headphone jack, FM radio and GPS, with Bluetooth 4.2 LE support, and WiFi 802.11 n support too.
All this is powered by a 2500mAh battery, and the device will run Android Go.
The Nokia C1 will launch in the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region, but a price hasn’t been confirmed for a number of regions just yet.
For Kenyans, you can look forward to a device that won’t cost for than $60.
The phone will join the likes of the budget Nokia 1 in the Android Go programme.
Feature image: HMD Global