Nokia C3 Launched with a Unisoc Chip, Removable Battery

HMD Global launched the Nokia C2 smartphone back in March this year. The entry-level smartphone made its entrance barely three months after the Nokia C1 was launched, that is in December 2019. Five months later, the Finnish company has now launched the Nokia C3 in China.

The Nokia C3 was spotted on the database of benchmarking app Geekbench over the weekend revealimg the presence of a Unisoc processor codenamed “GamoraPlus”. The entry-level mobile phone indeed makes an entry with an octa-core Unisoc processor clocked at 1.20GHz onboard. The processor is paired with 3GB of RAM and there is 32GB of storage which can be expanded via microSD card.

Nokia C3 Specifications and Price

The Nokia C3 is built around a 5.99-inch LCD display with HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. The display doesn’t have any form of notch design but utilises the traditional bezels at the top and bottom edges which are trimmed down considerably. The top bezel holds the selfie camera and front speaker while the bottom bezel has the Nokia logo imprinted.

Around the back, the mobile phone packs a detachable plastic rear panel which has a single 8MP main camera housed in the same module with the LED flash. The phone equally has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor just under the camera. The phone runs on Android 10 OS and has the traditional micro-USB port for charging and data transfer.

Nokia C3 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


  • Announced: 2020, August 03
  • Status: Exp. release 2020, August 13


  • Dimensions: 159.9 x 77 x 8.7 mm (6.30 x 3.03 x 0.34 in)
  • Weight: 184.5 g (6.53 oz)
  • Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
  • Colors: Nordic blue, Sand gold
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~75.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 10


  • Chipset: Unisoc SC9863A (28nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: IMG8322
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • eMMC 5.1


  • Main Camera: Single – 8 MP, f/2.0, AF
  • Features: LED flash, HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 5 MP, f/2.4
  • Features: LED flash
  • Video: 720p@30fps

Nokia C3 Specifications and Price


  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
  • USB: microUSB 2.0


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Removable Li-Ion 3040 mAh battery
  • Charging: 5V/1A

Models: TA-125

Nokia C3 Price and Availability

Nokia C3 Specifications and Price

The Nokia C3 is priced at 669 yuan (~$95) and is available in Nordic blue and sand gold color schemes. The phone already listed on Jingdong and is available to preorder right away but no official word yet on its available in other markets.

You might also like
Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.