Budget-oriented Nokia C3 launched in Nepal with 2GB RAM & a fingerprint sensor

Nokia C3 announced price Nepal availability launch

When it comes to the entry-level market, Nokia is pretty quick at announcing new devices. The company launched the Nokia C2 back in March but now has launched the Nokia C3 in Nepal for a budget-friendly price tag.

Nokia C3 Overview

Design and Display

Nokia C3 Design and Display

Since there hasn’t been a significant between the announcement of these successive devices, the design has remained the same in the C-series. The new C3 looks a lot like its predecessor. The polycarbonate body sports the pill-shaped module on the exact same spot. However, this time around Nokia has included a capacitive fingerprint scanner right below it.

The device comes with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD screen, which is slightly bigger compared to the C2. However, the 1440 x 720 pixels resolution has remained the same. The top bezel encloses the front camera. This time around, Nokia has removed the branding from the top and pasted it on the bottom chin.

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Performance and Camera

Nokia C3 Camera setup

Nokia C3 is powered by an unspecified Unisoc chipset with eight cores. It comes with a higher clock speed (@1.6 GHz) compared to the one on C2 (1.4 GHz). RAM has been upgraded to 2GB and so is the internal storage, which is bumped to 16GB. Users can expand it further up to 128GB using a microSD card.

The 8MP rear camera on the back is included inside a pill-shaped camera module, along with an LED flash. On the front, there is a 5MP camera for selfies.

Battery and Rest of the specs

Nokia C3 features a 3,040mAh battery that supports 5W charging via micro USB port. Other notable features include dual-sim support, a dedicated Google Assistant button, and FM radio. It has a rear-mounted capacitive fingerprint sensor for biometrics.

Nokia C3 Specifications:

  • Body: 159.6 x 77 x 8.7 mm; 184.5 gm
  • Display: 5.99-inches IPS LCD panel; 400 nits
  • Resolution: HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels); 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Unisoc Spreadtrum SC9863A
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: IMG8322
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB (expandable using a micro SD card)
  • Software & UI: Android 10
  • Rear Camera: 8MP lens; LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5MP lens
  • Security: Physical fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
  • Audio: 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Battery: 3040mAh (user-replaceable) with 5W charging
  • Colors: Blue, Sand Gold

Nokia C3 Price in Nepal and Availability

Nokia C3 is now available in Nepal for a price of Rs. 12,499. It goes on sale starting 15th of Sept from retail shops all over Nepal.

Smartphone Model Price in Nepal
Nokia C3 (2GB / 16GB) NPR 12,499
  • Check out our review of the Nokia C2