HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announces the newest member and hero of the C-series family – the Nokia C21. It offers a quality 4G connectivity that’s accessible to all with improved experiences, security, and imaging, at a budget-friendly price tag.1
Budget smartphone, Nokia C21 with quality imaging, all-day battery life, now in the Philippines
Whilst maintaining the excellent build quality, signature security promises, and the all-day battery life2 signature of the popular C-series, the new Nokia C21 comprises even more value. Coming at ₱5,490, it brings upgraded photography, better privacy, and improved speed for an extra smooth experience.
“We brought the C-series to Filipino fans to make reliable smartphones accessible to more users, as we bring maximum quality at affordable price bands. So, whether customers seek for great value daily driver, a very first smartphone, or a step up from a feature phone, the easy-to-use Nokia C21 will be the perfect partner users can trust. The new Nokia C21 gives our fans a smartphone that is safe, reliable, and durable, at a great value,” said Sancho Chak, general manager for the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Thailand, HMD Global.
Let memories go even further
Nokia C21’s improved 8MP camera with autofocus technology lets one capture cherished moments with their loved ones in more detail while navigating a world of QR codes with ease. Users can take advantage of Panorama mode to take sweeping landscape photos in a single shot. Plus, the front 5MP camera with flash is perfect for making memories day or night. Then, users can relive it all in breathtaking definition on a stunning 6.5” HD+ display.
Get things done faster
The Nokia C21 boasts a streamlined operating system3 on a higher memory4 smartphone with a multi-core processor that brings efficiencies without sacrificing the signature all-day battery life – download at speed and enjoy fast app opening times, for an even snappier experience.
Protect what’s yours and feel safe
For many, smartphones store one’s most private information. Nokia C21’s AI-powered face unlock is now supported by a fingerprint sensor for extra security and convenience. Two years of regular security updates5 come as standard for C-series, so users are assured that the Nokia C21 works hard in the background to keep everything in the phone safe, so fans can go about their day worry-free.
Rigorous testing to ensure durability that won’t disappoint
Made from sturdy polycarbonate, the body of the Nokia C21 is supported by a metal chassis on the inside and toughened cover glass on the outside. From force measurements to vigorous tumble, over 50 tests are carried out on every Nokia phone to ensure hardware durability, and Nokia C21 is no exception. The result is a smartphone that honors the long-lasting, Nordic excellence you’d expect from HMD Global, so users can hold on to their device for longer.
The beautiful Finnish aesthetic is also functional – designed with micro-texture on the back and curved sides to ensure a good grip in style.
Pricing and availability
Nokia C21 comes in 2/32 GB and 3/64 GB variants, in Dark Blue and Warm Grey color variants. The unit also comes with a free Nokia umbrella available at the memoxpress online store. The Nokia C21 can be purchased from Nokia physical stores starting April 18 nationwide.
- As Nokia C20
- Based on a real-life usage test by HMD Global. See more info at https://www.nokia.com/phones/en_ph/nokia-c-21
- Android 11TM (Go edition)
- Starting RAM, compared to Nokia C20
- Quarterly security updates for two years from the global launch date of the Nokia C21