HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the Nokia C2 is now available for sale as from Kshs 8,199. The entry-level smartphone with a removable 2800mAh lithium-ion battery brings 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. It has enough battery life to last from sunrise to sunset. Phone lovers can watch YouTube videos offline via YouTube Go. Introducing YouTube Go as well, an official app from YouTube that lets you download videos to your Android. It saves your data and allows you to enjoy videos when you don’t have access to wi-fi. It lets you download, watch and enjoy videos. Meanwhile, keep your memories automatically organized, easy to find, edit and share with Gallery Go, the fast, light Google app designed for unpredictable internet connections.
Speaking during the announcement, Gopher Ogembo, Senior Business Manager East Africa, HMD Global said, “One of our main objectives is to bring great smartphone experiences to as many fans as possible across different 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).”
HD entertainment, and a battery that lasts from sunrise to sunset
The Nokia C2 helps you discover a crisper, immersive way to watch your favourite shows. The YouTube Go app is designed to work well even with limited storage or slower network speeds, so you can watch your videos offline. Watch all your videos in stunning quality with the 5.7” HD+ screen on the Nokia C2.
This smartphone 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
For selfie lovers, you can 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. This smartphone brings Gallery Go 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[i]
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 is now available in two colours, Black and Cyan, for an estimated price of Ksh8,199 and a free phone cover. The phone is available in both Safaricom stores and open retail channels countrywide. [i] The Google Assistant is not available in certain languages and countries. Where not available the Google Assistant is replaced by Google Search. Check availability here.
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