Nokia launches its C2 handset in the Middle East
Stay connected while enjoying long lasting and immersive entertainment with a stunning HD screen, share-worthy photography and the best Android (Go edition) apps
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the Nokia C2, bringing long lasting entertainment and creative photography to fans, combined with 4G connectivity at the most affordable price point for a Nokia phone. The Nokia C2 comes with a large 5.7” HD+ screen, a front facing camera with flash and HDR photography to brighten up your selfies and enough battery life to last from sunrise to sunset. Fans can watch YouTube videos offline with YouTube Go and keep their memories automatically organised, easy to find, edit and share with Gallery Go.
“One of our main objectives is to bring great smartphone experiences to as many fans as possible across markets and price points. We know that people are looking for a reliable way to upgrade to a 4G smartphone experience. Complementing the popular Nokia C1, with the Nokia C2 we deliver on our commitment to creating quality devices you can trust, while offering a more accessible path to 4G for selected markets. We’ve added features like the large HD+ screen, front camera with flash and HDR photography, to allow fans to fully explore creating and enjoying content on a 4G-enabled device, optimized with Android™ 9 Pie (Go edition),” said Juho Sarvikas, chief product officer, HMD Global.
“Nokia C2 echoes HMD’s mission of making technology accessible to all fans through features that are truly meaningful to their daily lives and with the promise of keep getting better with time. Offering a long lasting entertainment and creative photography, Nokia C2 also brings a seamless 4G connectivity enabling our fans to enjoy their favourite content on-the-go. Additionally, to underpin our commitment in providing a seamless software experience, the Nokia C2 is powered by Android™ 9 Pie (Go edition), enabling our fans to get more space for the things they cherish,” added Sanmeet Kochhar, Region Head – MENA, HMD Global.
HD entertainment, and a battery that lasts from sunrise to sunset
Watch all your videos in stunning quality with the 5.7” HD+ screen. The Nokia C2 helps you discover a crisper, more immersive way to watch your favourite shows. Introducing YouTube Go, a brand-new way to help you download, enjoy and share videos. The app is designed to work well even with limited storage or slower network speeds, so you can watch your videos offline.
The Nokia C2 lets you store up to 3000 songs or 13 hours of HD video thanks to lighter apps on Android (Go edition). For those who want even more, just add a memory card to make room for even more photos, videos and music. Keep the chat and apps going from sunrise to sunset with the 2800mAh battery .
Snap the most share-worthy shot
Take your selfies to the next level with the Nokia C2’s front camera and flash. Shoot shareable selfies even after sundown. HDR photography is made possible using the rear camera for that extra level of detail.
The Nokia C2 brings Gallery Go to benefits to even more people, so they can edit their favourite photos with just one simple tap. Plus, find and manage shots faster with automatic organisation.
The best of Android (Go edition), with the new Google Assistant button
Discover more space for the things you love with Android Pie (Go edition) – enjoy YouTube Go, Google Go and millions of other helpful apps on the Google Play Store.
The Nokia C2 also comes with the Google Assistant button – the fastest way to your Google Assistant. You can ask questions, see your schedule and even dim the lights.
Pricing and availability
The Nokia C2 will be available in the United Arab Emirates from 4 April and comes in Charcoal and Cyan at a retail price of $75.