Latest Nokia Mobiles Launched in India Recently, Specs, Price and Buying Advice.

Nokia 2.3  is the latest addition to the Nokia portfolio in India and is meant for entry-level buyers. Additionally, Nokia has launched 2 more phones (Nokia C3 and Nokia 5.4) in India for budget and mid-range buyers.

Let’s have a look at Detailed Specs, Pros, and Cons for the latest Nokia mobiles.

You can also check out Upcoming Nokia Mobiles.

1. Nokia 2.3 – Specs, Price, Features – Worth Buying?

The Nokia 2.3 is available in a single variant with 2GB Ram and 32 GB internal storage for Rs. 7,499. The mobile is already available for purchase from Amazon. Nokia 2.3 Image

Specs-smartphonesKey Specs for Nokia 2.3

  • Processor – MediaTek Helio A22 With 2.0 GHz Clock Speed (Quad-Core).
  • GPU – PowerVR GE
  • RAM – 2 GB RAM.
  • Storage – 32 GB internal storage, expandable via a micro-sd card up to 400 GB.
  • Display – 6.2-inch HD+ screen with 19:9 aspect ratio (1520*720 pixels resolution).
  • Protection – Corning Gorilla Glass (not known).
  • OS – Android 9.0 Pie – (upgradable to Android 10) Stock Experience. (Part of Android One Experience).
  • Rear Camera – 13 Megapixel with f/2.0 aperture. + 2 MP Secondary Camera.
  • Front Camera – 5 Megapixels with f/2.0 aperture.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – No.
  • Battery Capacity – 3000 mAH.
  • Fast Charging Support – No, Comes with 5 Watts Charger.
  • 3.5 mm Headphone Jack – Yes
  • Micro-USB Port – Yes
  • Bluetooth 4.2.0, NFC – No
  • Color Options – Steel and Black
  • Thickness – 9.3 mm
  • Weight – 153 grams
  • Starting Price – Rs. 6,999
  • Launch Date – 06-June-2019
  • Available on Flipkart from 11 June 2019

LikePROS – Android 10 Stock Experience, 4000 mAH capacity battery.

Dislike Cons –  No fingerprint scanner, slow charging speed.

Overall – Verdict

If you are looking for a Made in India mobile then the Nokia 2.3 can be a good choice. Also, if you want a phone to browse the internet, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

It is a good choice. You can even do casual gaming on this mobile but it is not meant for intensive gaming.

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2.  Nokia C3 (Android 10, Price Rs. 6,999)

This year in August, Nokia launched one of the budget 4G phones – Nokia C3. The phone is available on Amazon for purchase in two color variants.

The Nokia C3 is currently available for Rs. 6,999 and is an excellent value for money offering. Also, this mobile is Made in India by Nokia and if you are concerned about Chinese phones, this can be an ideal purchase.

Nokia C3

Specs-smartphonesKEY SPECS FOR  NOKIA C3 

  • Processor – Spreadtrum SC9863A octa-core processor with a clock speed of 1.6GHz.
  • RAM – 2/3GB RAM.
  • Storage – 16/32GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
  • Display – 5.99-inch HD+ display with 1440*720px resolution including an aspect ratio of 18:9 and 269ppi pixel density.
  • Operating System – Android 10.
  • Rear camera – 8MP(f/2.0) camera with flash.
  • Front camera – 5M(f/2.4) selfie camera.
  • Fingerprint sensor – Yes(At rear).
  • Face Unlock – Yes.
  • Battery capacity – 3040mAH removable battery.
  • Fast charging support – No, comes with a 5W charger.
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack – Yes.
  • Micro USB cable – Yes.
  • Bluetooth 4.2 – Yes.
  • Color options – Nordic Blue and sand.
  • Thickness – 8.69mm.
  • Weight – 184.5grams.
  • Dual 4G VOLTE support.
  • Starting Price – Rs 6999.
  • Launch date – 4 August 2020.
  • Availability – Amazon, Flipkart, and Offline.

Highlight Features – Nokia C3

  • Highly durable like other Nokia Phones.
  • Stock Android Experience
  • High expandable storage support.
  • Most Affordable 4G phone. 

LikePROS – Good Stock Android User experience without Ads and bloatware.

Dislike Cons – Average battery capacity.

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Nokia 5.3 (Android 10, Price Rs. 12,499)

The Nokia 5.3 is launched and it is even available for purchase in India. The mobile is available in Cyan Green, Sand, and Charcoal colors.

The Phone appears with a glass front and back in a plastic frame with a matte finish.

For the display, it flaunts a 6.55 inch IPS LCD HD+ display with 1600*720 screen resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

The panel has 222 PPi and comes with a waterdrop notch. Protecting the display is Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3

The Nokia 5.3 comes with the latest Os from Google – Android 10.0 and will also get future software updates.

Nokia phones offer one of the best experiences; thanks to the stock Google software sans bloatware. Powering the device is the Octa-Core Snapdragon 665 processor and the Adreno 610 GPU.

The phone comes in the following storage variants:

  1. 64GB, 4GB RAM
  2. 64GB, 6GB RAM

Nokia 5.3 is a Hybrid Dual Sim Phone and which also can be used for MicroSDxc.

The Quad camera set up on the rear is a 13 MP wide lens with PDAF + 5MP ultra-wide + 2MP macro+ 2MP depth sensor lens.

The lens configuration is circular with LED Flash sitting in the center of the four cameras. The front camera is an 8MP wide lens selfie shooter. Just below the camera set up at the back is the fingerprint scanner.

The battery is a huge – 4000 mAh non-removable that comes with fast charging support.

The phone is available for purchase for a starting price of Rs. 12,499 for the 4 GB ram and 64 GB storage. The higher variant with 6 GB ram and 64 GB storage is available for Rs. 13,999.

LikePROS – Android 10 Stock Experience, 4000 mAH capacity battery, fast charging, excellent build quality.

Dislike Cons –  Lack of Full HD Display. 

Overall – The Nokia 5.3 is an excellent phone for the price and it is one of the few options that we have in terms of Made in India devices.

The Phone has an excellent build quality, stock Android experience, and also comes with decent cameras and battery life. 

If you are looking for a daily driver in the sub 15k price range can opt for the Nokia 5.4.

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Nokia 4.2 – Specs, Price, Features – Worth Buying?

The Nokia 4.2 is launched only in a single variant – 3 GB Ram and 32 GB internal storage for Rs. 10,999. The phone is already available for purchase on online as well as offline stores. Nokia-4.2-Image

Specs-smartphonesKey Specs for Nokia 4.2

  • Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 Quad-Core Processor Clock Speed 2.0 GHz.
  • RAM – 3 GB RAM.
  • Storage – 32 GB internal storage, expandable via micro-sd card up to 400 GB.
  • Display –  5.71-inch HD+ Screen with 19:9 aspect ratio (1520*720 pixels resolution).
  • Protection – Corning Gorilla Glass (not known).
  • OS – Android 9.0 Pie – Stock Experience. (Part of Android One Experience).
  • Dual Rear Camera – 13+2 Megapixel with f/2.2 aperture.
  • Front Camera – 8 Megapixel with f/2.2 aperture.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes.
  • Battery Capacity – 3000 mAH.
  • Face unlock Support – Yes
  • Fast Charging Support – Unknown
  • 3.5 mm Headphone Jack – Yes
  • Micro-USB Port – Yes
  • Bluetooth 4.2.0, NFC – Yes
  • Color Options –
  • Thickness – 8.4 mm
  • Weight – 161 grams
  • Starting Price – Rs. 10,999
  • Launch Date – 8-May-2019
  • Available online as well as offline

list iconHighlight Features – Nokia 4.2

  • 2.5D Curved Glass back and Front
  • NFC is present.
  • Android One Mobile (Stock Google Android OS).
  • Digital WellBeing – You can track the most used Apps to manage your phone use.
  • Will Get Android Q earlier than most competition mobiles.
  • Dual Rear Cameras

LikePROS – Android Oreo Stock Experience will get the Android Q update early, Good looking Glass Back Design. Dislike Cons – Low-End Processor, Display is only HD+, no Full HD+ Display.

Overall – Verdict

Nokia 4.2 is a bit expensive than the rival phones but people looking forward to using stock Android and great design can opt for it.

Further, the phone comes with a modern design, improved Dual rear cameras, and decent battery capacity to work well as a daily driver.

The better option in this price range is Redmi Note 7 and the Realme 3 Pro. Even you can opt for the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1/M2. Surprisingly, the Nokia 5.1 Plus sports a USB Type C Port which is still missing on several expensive phones.

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Author: Kanuj Sharma

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One Reply to “Latest Nokia Phones – Nokia 2.3, Nokia C3, Nokia 5.3, India Launch Details (Buying Advice)”

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