Nokia C02 announced with a 480p display, removable battery

Nokia C02 Price in Nepal Specifications Availability Where to buy
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Remember when smartphones used to come with a removable battery? Nokia is back with its latest budget smartphone, the C02, to provide a similar experience. Yes, the C02 has a removable battery, as well as a few other intriguing features. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the Nokia C02’s specifications, features, availability, and expected price in Nepal.

Nokia C02 Overview:

Design, Display

Like every other budget phone, the Nokia C02 comes with a polycarbonate build. But what’s unsettling here is its thicker profile, coming in at 10mm. Thankfully, the smartphone doesn’t weigh as much at 191 grams, and it has a nano-texture finish on the back for a comfortable grip.

Nokia C02 Design and DisplayYou can also remove the rear chassis to reveal a 3000mAh removable battery, and there’s also a slot to insert two SIM and a microSD card. The phone has managed to secure an IP52 rating as well. 

On the front, you see a 5.45-inch screen with an aspect ratio of 18:9. This is a 480p (FWVGA+) display with thick bezels on top and bottom. So this is certainly not the best screen for content consumption. The Nokia C02 is available in two colors: Dark Cyan and charcoal.


In charge of things inside is an unnamed quad-core SoC from Unisoc with a clock speed of 1.4GHz. Memory options include 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The latter is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card. Nokia ships the smartphone with Android 12 (Go Edition). And the brand has also promised 2 years of quarterly security updates. 


Nokia C02 CameraMoving on, camera hardware on the Nokia C02 includes a 5MP sensor on the back and a 2MP shooter for selfies. As for charging, you get a 5W charger in the box, and you might not be surprised to see a Micro USB port here. There’s a single bottom-firing speaker and a 3.5mm jack for audio. Other connectivity options include WiFi 4 (802.11 b/g/n) and Bluetooth 4.2 support. 

Nokia C02 Specifications:

  • Design & Build: 10mm thick, 191gm, IP52 dust/water drip resistant
  • Display: 5.45-inches LCD, 60Hz refresh rate
  • Resolution: FWVGA+ (480 x 960 pixels), 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Unspecified quad-core 1.4GHz
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 32GB storage (expandable up to 256GB)
  • Software & UI: Android 12 Go Edition (with 2 years of security updates)
  • Rear Camera: 5MP (with LED flash)
  • Front Camera: 2MP
  • Audio: Mono speaker (back), 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Security: Face unlock
  • Sensors: Accelerometer (G-sensor)
  • Connectivity: WiFi 4 (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2
  • Battery: 3000mAh (removable), 5W charging, Micro USB port
  • Color Options: Charcoal, Dark Cyan

Nokia C02 Price in Nepal and Availability

While Nokia has revealed the entire spec sheet for the C02, the price has yet to be revealed. We will update the article as and when the price goes official.

  • Meanwhile, check out our review of the Poco X5.